Philip I. Person focuses his practice on representing employers in wage and hour, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, trade secret misappropriation, non-competition, non-solicitation, and whistleblower claims. Philip is an experienced litigator, having defended employers against single-plaintiff and class action litigation in both federal and state courts. He also represents employers in labor and employment arbitrations.
Philip coordinates with executives and management to develop and implement plans to mitigate the employer’s risk. He often counsels and advises his clients on employment issues pertaining to leaves of absences, disciplinary actions, terminations, restructurings, reductions in force, employee classifications, handbooks, and policies.
As the Co-Host of The Performance Review podcast, Philip regularly provides insightful employment law updates and interviews company representatives regarding employment laws and issues affecting multiple industries.
In addition to his employment litigation and counseling practice, Philip serves as the Co-Chair of the Restructuring & Employment Due Diligence Subgroup within Greenberg Traurig’s Labor & Employment Group, Co-Lead of Greenberg Traurig’s California Wage & Hour Taskforce, Co-Chair of the Greenberg Traurig African American Inclusion Network (GAIN), and as a member of the Greenberg Traurig Justice Initiative.
- Labor and employment litigation
- Employment counseling
- Wage & hour class action
- Commercial litigation
- Employment agreements and policies