Jeffrey Klein is the Head of Weil’s Employment Litigation Practice Group, which for many years under his leadership has been named among the top practices in New York by Chambers USA.
For more than 30 years, Mr. Klein has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment relations law and other cutting edge issues, earning wide recognition as one of the nation’s leading employment/management attorneys in the U.S. by publications including Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Human Resources Executive.
Mr. Klein focuses his practice on complex employment discrimination claims (race, sex, age, national origin and disability), wage and hour claims, ERISA and related employee benefits litigation matters, and trade secrets/restrictive covenants litigation, including in the class action, investigation, arbitration, trial, and mediation contexts, as well as counseling boards, special committees, directors, and senior executives of public companies with respect to internal investigations.
Mr. Klein is also a highly-sought after sports attorney and player agent with experience representing athletes, sports organizations and front-office personnel, as well as major corporations and celebrities, with respect to a variety of challenging legal issues relating to the sports industry.
- Amherst College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1978)
- Columbia Law School (J.D., 1981)
- US Court of Appeals 11th Cir.
- US Court of Appeals 2nd Cir.
- US Court of Appeals 7th Cir.
- US Court of Appeals 9th Cir.
- Notary Public
- New York State
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