Jay Warren represents employers in litigating employment discrimination, contract (primarily non-competition, confidentiality, and compensation issues) and ERISA disputes in state and federal trial and appellate courts, arbitration tribunals (AAA, FINRA) and mediations, as well as litigating complex commercial cases. He also negotiates executive employment agreements (for employers, investors, and senior executives), hedge fund employment agreements (for hedge funds and portfolio managers), independent contractor agreements, severance agreements, non-competition agreements and collective bargaining agreements. Mr. Warren also has extensive experience counseling employers regarding employment law compliance (particularly disability accommodation, FLSA, harassment, employee termination, and reduction-in-force issues) and assessment of non-competition and unfair competition liability risks, and conducting internal investigations of discrimination complaints. He has extensive experience in issues specific to airline, construction, financial services, health care, higher education, hotel, retail, and trucking industries.
Mr. Warren has taught courses as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Cardozo Law School on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, general employment law, and advanced labor law, and has participated in the law school’s ethics course by leading discussion groups on ethics issues in employment law. Mr. Warren has also made numerous presentations to attorneys and lay audiences on disability discrimination law issues, as well as presentations at bar sponsored programs on age discrimination, labor antitrust and employment discrimination litigation issues.