Aaron L. Agenbroad serves as Partner-in-Charge of the San Francisco Office and has represented companies in labor and employment disputes for more than 20 years. His practice includes all aspects of labor and employment law, with a focus on representing corporate clients in complex labor and employment disputes.
In the employment arena, his practice includes litigation of California wage and hour class actions and FLSA collective actions, California discrimination cases under FEHA and CFRA, and federal discrimination cases, including ADEA, FMLA, ADA, and Title VII claims.
Aaron has experience with all phases of litigation and has tried multiple cases to verdict. He also regularly counsels employers in employment matters, including reductions in force, employee terminations, FMLA and CFRA issues, and EEOC and FEHA charges.
In his traditional labor work, Aaron’s experience includes representation of management in labor arbitrations in the telecommunications, health care, refining, and manufacturing industries.
He also has represented clients in NLRB and PERB unfair labor practice proceedings, led collective bargaining negotiations, and worked in defending union organizing campaigns. His NLRB election experience includes successful results in certification and decertification elections involving retail facilities, newspapers, casinos, and health care institutions.
Recent successes include full defense verdicts as lead counsel in trials on behalf of R.J. Reynolds and the Port of Oakland, the resolution of three statewide wage and hour class actions on behalf of Chevron Stations, and leading successful collective bargaining negotiations in the health care, shipping, and gaming industries. Representative clients include Chevron, IBM, Neiman Marcus, McDonald’s, R.J. Reynolds, United Airlines, and Verizon Wireless.
Jones Day secured a victory on behalf of Verizon Communications, Inc. against a former employee of one of Verizon’s contractors who had sued Verizon under a joint employer theory, winning summary judgment against the plaintiff on all of her claims.
The California Court of Appeal affirmed the summary judgment ruling won by Jones Day on behalf of Chevron Products Company and Chevron Corporation in an age discrimination case brought by a former contractor of Chevron.
- California and U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
- Georgetown University (J.D. 1997)
- University of Washington (B.A. 1992)
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