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Sedgwick LLP

James S. Brown
Partner

San Francisco, California
tel: 415.781.7900
fax: 415.781.2635

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Jim Brown is the co-Chair of the firm's Employment and Labor Law Group. Mr. Brown represents clients before state and federal courts and enforcement agencies.  He has represented employers in matters before the California Labor Commissioner, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, city and county human rights commissions, California's Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, and the National Labor Relations Board, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Areas of Concentration

Employment Litigation; Wage and Hour Class Action Defense; Employment Law Compliance and Counseling; Independent Contractor Litigation; Labor Grievance and Arbitration; Employment and Severance Agreements; Workplace Safety

Admissions

California; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (1988) University of California, Hastings College of the Law
A.B. (1983) University of California at Davis