Jason E. Reisman
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Jason E. Reisman concentrates his practice on all aspects of labor relations and employment law, with a particular focus on wage and hour matters, including providing training and guidance on overtime and exemption issues, handling Department of Labor audits, and defending collective and class action litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and similar state statutes.
Mr. Reisman has extensive experience in equal employment opportunity matters, including harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims, in federal and state courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and similar state and local agencies. He also possesses in-depth experience with union collective bargaining negotiations and handles representation case and unfair labor practice case proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. Additionally, he regularly assists his clients in the preparation and litigation of executive employment/severance agreements, including non-competition and other restrictive covenants.
Mr. Reisman's clients range from small, family-owned businesses to large multinational corporations, and represent a wide array of industries. He has represented manufacturers, chemical companies, healthcare-related organizations and providers, professional services firms, transportation providers, and warehouse and distribution operators, among others.
Mr. Reisman writes extensively on employment law-related topics and is often invited to speak at major industry conferences as well as at small informal meetings. Additionally, Mr. Reisman provides training on topics including wage and hour compliance and pitfalls (including overtime pay problems and exemptions), harassment recognition and prevention, conducting effective investigations, managing without interference, and supervisory best practices.
COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS
Mr. Reisman believes in giving back to the community and has dedicated countless hours to his civic activities, including serving on the Philadelphia Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League, working with the Homeless Advocacy Project, and volunteer coaching for youth sports.
Mr. Reisman is also a member of the American Employment Law Council and the Wage & Hour Defense Institute (“WHDI”) of the Litigation Counsel of America, a group comprised of rigidly selected and experienced wage and hour defense attorneys from across the United States. The WHDI serves as a nationwide network and meeting ground for top-tier practitioners to engage in professional development, and also as an established resource for employers on wage and hour matters. Mr. Reisman is a regular contributor for WHDI’s blog, frequently writing on current trending industry topics.
- 2004–2007, 2010–2016, Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer®,” listed by Philadelphia magazine
- 2004–2007, 2010–2016, "Super Lawyer®,” listed by Thomson Reuters, Legal magazine, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
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