Jeffrey League is an associate in Nixon Peabody’s Labor & Employment group, representing and counseling employers on a broad range of labor and employment matters at both the state and federal level.
I focus my practice on multiple aspects of labor and employment law.
I have represented employers in a variety of litigation matters including non-compete disputes, independent contractor classification issues and discrimination and retaliation claims brought under various state and federal laws such as Title VII and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
I also advise employers on union avoidance related issues and defend management against unfair labor practice charges brought before the National Labor Relations Board.
I believe that retaliation claims will continue to be an area of intensive litigation as the number of retaliation claims filed continues to rise. I believe that due to this trend in litigation, it is essential that employers be proactive to minimize the risk of these types of claims.
Law360 | November 16, 2017
Los Angeles labor and employment counsel Dale Hudson and Rochester labor and employment associate Jeffrey League authored this column about what employers should expect relating to the U.S. Department of Labor’s appeal, which invalidated the Obama administration’s overtime rule.
September 22, 2017
Los Angeles labor and employment counsel Dale Hudson and Rochester labor and employment associate Jeff League authored this column about a recent U.S. Department of Labor request that was granted by the Fifth Circuit to dismiss an appeal of a ruling that enforced the Obama administration’s overtime pay regulations.
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Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
The Ohio State University, B.A.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York