Jamie R. Rich represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law, including labor-management relations, employment litigation, and counseling matters. Jamie Co-Chairs the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Labor-Management Relations group.
Jamie focuses a significant portion of her practice on traditional labor law, representing management in unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, arbitrations, and collective bargaining negotiations. She also helps clients navigate representation proceedings and union organizing drives. Jamie is a contributing editor of The Developing Labor Law treatise and an editorial advisor of Collective Bargaining Negotiations and Contracts.
Jamie defends clients against harassment, discrimination, and retaliation lawsuits before state and federal courts. She also regularly handles administrative charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state agencies.
Jamie maintains a strong counseling practice and she enjoys advising clients on day-to-day employment matters. She routinely consults with human resources professionals, executives, and board members regarding all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring and firing practices, employment contracts, enforceability of covenants not to compete, and reductions in force. She often advises foreign and out-of-state companies with a California presence on unique California-related employment issues.
- Traditional labor law
- Labor and employment litigation
- Employment law advice, counseling, and training