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John P. Nordlund

Associate
San Diego

P 619-573-4904
F 619-573-4901
John.Nordlund@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

John P. Nordlund is an Associate in the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Nordlund’s practice focuses on the defense of employers and individuals in employment litigation matters under state and federal law. Mr. Nordlund’s litigation experience includes the defense of individual plaintiff and representative and class action lawsuits related to alleged wage and hour violations, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and other related issues. Mr. Nordlund also has significant experience in defending employment matters pending before state and federal government agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the California Employment Development Department. Mr. Nordlund also has experience in providing clients advice and counseling on various day-to-day workplace and employment-related issues. 

Mr. Nordlund first joined Jackson Lewis in 2011 as a Summer Associate. He continued working for Jackson Lewis as a Certified Law Clerk through his final year of law school and while awaiting his California Bar results. Mr. Nordlund has been an Associate in the firm since his admission to the California Bar in December 2012.

While attending law school, Mr. Nordlund served as a Legal Intern for the Education & Disability Clinic in the USD Legal Clinics and as a Teaching Assistant in the Lawyering Skills Department.  He was also a Comments Editor for the San Diego Law Review Editorial Board. Mr. Nordlund received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Alternative Dispute Resolution and is a member of Wigmore Inn, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • California Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • San Diego Federal Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • San Diego Center for Community Solutions, Volunteer Attorney

 

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August 11, 2015
San Diego Source

John Nordlund Authors "California Legislature Quickly Amends State Paid Sick Leave Law"

August 11, 2015

John Nordlund authors "California Legislature Quickly Amends State Paid Sick Leave Law," published in the San Diego Source Read More

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September 13, 2016

San Diego Issues Required Postings, Acknowledgement Form under Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance

September 13, 2016

The City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance went into effect on July 11, 2016. Beginning October 1, 2016, employers must post two new notices in the workplace and give employees and new hires a notice containing certain employer information. Failure to comply with these requirements may result in... Read More

June 9, 2016

San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Approved by Popular Vote

June 9, 2016

Employers in the City of San Diego will need to review their current paid sick leave and minimum wage policies to ensure they comply with a voter-approved ordinance extending paid sick leave and raising the minimum wage for workers in the City. Proposition I, the “Referendum of Ordinance Relating to Earned Sick Leave and Minimum... Read More

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Both the City of San Diego and the State of California “Clarify” Their Sick Leave FAQs
April 26, 2017

Both the City of San Diego and the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement have updated their “Frequently Asked Questions” related to the respective local and state sick leave requirements. Read More

By Susan E. Groff, Ellen M. Bandel and John P. Nordlund

Both the City of San Diego and the State of California “Clarify” Their Sick Leave FAQs
April 25, 2017

As we recently reported regarding the City of Los Angeles, both the City of San Diego and the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (“DLSE”) have updated their “Frequently Asked Questions” (“FAQs”) related to the respective local and state sick leave requirements. Below are some of the more salient points from each. Read More

By Susan E. Groff, Ellen M. Bandel and John P. Nordlund

California Court of Appeal Clarifies Wage Statement Requirements for Use of Unique Employee Numbers, Hourly Rates for PTO or Vacation
March 27, 2017

The California Court of Appeal has held that: (1) the use of payroll service provider generated unique employee file numbers on employee wage statements, in lieu of the employer’s internal employee identification number or last four digits of employee social security numbers, is legally permissible under California law; and (2) employe Read More