Mr. Jonathan P. Barker is a special counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Mr. Barker specializes in labor and employment matters on behalf of management.
He has defended employers in various types of labor and employment disputes, including matters involving allegations of harassment, retaliation, and discrimination based on age, sex, race, national origin, and disability, as well as alleged wage and hour violations, California Labor Code violations, breach of contract claims, and defamation claims.
He has represented employers in both state and federal Court, as well as before administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2004, cum laude, Current Developments Editor, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics
B.A., Washington & Lee University, 2001, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society