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Jay Zweig practices employment law and commercial litigation.  Mr. Zweig represents private businesses, public corporations and governments in avoiding and resolving employment law disputes.  Mr. Zweig has more than 30 years’ experience in representing employers in matters related to human resources, preventing and defending lawsuits related to contracts and non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour law, whistleblower claims, class action, OSHA, and workers' comp bad faith issues.  He has been lead counsel in federal and state court trials for clients that range from start-up ventures and professional services firms to Fortune 100 companies.  Mr. Zweig devotes a significant portion of his practice to pro bono representation of indigent members of the community and non-profit organizations. He provides sexual harassment prevention training at no charge to community non-profits that cannot afford such training.

A contributing author of the Arizona Employment Law Handbook, Mr. Zweig is a frequent speaker and seminar instructor on hiring and firing, preventing sexual harassment, and risk management issues facing employers.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Arizona Supreme Court's 2017 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
    • Greater Phoenix Leadership Member
    • Valley Leadership Program Graduate
    • Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center – Past President
    • 100 Club of Arizona Member
    • Junior Achievement - Past Instructor at North High School
    • Phoenix Art Museum Men's Arts Council - Past Board Secretary
    • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
    • AZ Business Magazine - Arizona's Top Lawyers, Employment, 2014-2018 
    • The Best Lawyers in America - Employment Law and Labor and Employment Litigation, 2010-2018
    • AV Preeminent and Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer in the Lexis-Nexis/Martindale Hubbell peer review system
    • Arizona Bar Foundation's Award for Contributions to Law-Related Education and Pro Bono Work
    • 100 Club of Arizona Member
    • Junior Achievement - Past Instructor at North High School
    • Phoenix Art Museum Men's Arts Council - Past Board Secretary
    • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2018
    • AZ Business Magazine - Arizona's Top Lawyers, Employment, 2014-2018 
    • The Best Lawyers in America - Employment Law and Labor and Employment Litigation, 2010-2018
    • AV Preeminent and Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer in the Lexis-Nexis/Martindale Hubbell peer review system
    • Arizona Bar Foundation's Award for Contributions to Law-Related Education and Pro Bono Work
    • AZ Business Magazine - Arizona's Top Lawyers, Employment, 2014-2018 
    • The Best Lawyers in America - Employment Law and Labor and Employment Litigation, 2010-2018
    • AV Preeminent and Top Rated Labor & Employment Lawyer in the Lexis-Nexis/Martindale Hubbell peer review system
    • Arizona Bar Foundation's Award for Contributions to Law-Related Education and Pro Bono Work
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Professional Affiliations

    • Maricopa County Superior Court – Judge Pro Tem (2005-2017, 2018 application pending)
    • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Adjunct Faculty
    • Maricopa County Bar Association – Past President
    • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law - Adjunct Faculty
    • Maricopa County Bar Association – Past President
    • Maricopa County Bar Association – Past President
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