Vedder Price

Jonathan A. Wexler

Shareholder

Jonathan A. Wexler is a Shareholder in Vedder Price's Labor and Employment practice area in the New York office.

He represents private-sector, not-for-profit and public-sector clients in litigation matters in federal and state courts and before such administrative agencies as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the National Labor Relations Board and the New York Department of Labor.

Mr. Wexler has arbitrated statutory claims as well as grievances under collective bargaining agreements and has negotiated labor contracts on behalf of employers. He counsels clients concerning labor and employment law matters, including EEO laws, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, wage-and-hour matters, and employee benefits issues, and he has prepared personnel policies, employment agreements and separation agreements for numerous clients.

Mr. Wexler has lectured and conducted training for clients in the areas of effective supervision, sexual harassment and compliance with employment laws.

Jonathan A. Wexler

Shareholder

Experience

  • Obtained a defense verdict in a five-day religious discrimination jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
  • Secured the voluntary dismissal of a federally filed FLSA and NYSLL wage-and-hour class and collective action, claiming the nonpayment of overtime and minimum wages in New York for a large national chain.
  • Obtained summary judgment in an age discrimination case at the New Jersey Appellate Division.
  • Counseled national real estate firm in connection with hiring practices, employment and separation agreements, employee handbooks, reductions in force, and employee management, discipline and discharge.

Jonathan A. Wexler

Shareholder

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1988, Order of the Barristers
  • Cornell University, B.S., 1980

Jonathan A. Wexler

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Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1998

Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar Association (Section on Labor & Employment)

Jonathan A. Wexler

Shareholder

Jonathan A. Wexler

Shareholder