John Jansonius Speaks at UT Law’s Labor & Employment Law Conference

Jackson Walker partner John Jansonius spoke at UT Law CLE’s 24th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference addressing new developments under the National Labor Relations Act. The discussion covered the Supreme Court’s pending cases concerning enforceability of class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements and the District of Columbia’s pending case concerning the joint employer doctrine. The discussion also looked ahead to appointments to fill vacancies among the 5 members of the National Labor Relations Board and the anticipated reexamination of several cases decided by the NLRB during the Obama administration affecting union and non-union workplaces.

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About John Jansonius

John V. Jansonius has 36 years’ experience in labor and employment law. He focuses his practice on:  contract and compensation negotiations and disputes with corporate officers and managers; defense of employment discrimination claims and wrongful discharge claims; collective bargaining, representation cases, and unfair labor practice claims under the National Labor Relations Act; denial of benefits claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; and advising on employment and labor aspects of business transactions.

He has represented clients in numerous jury and non-jury trials in state and federal court and has presented oral arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal circuit courts of appeals. John is ranked for Labor & Employment in the prestigious Chambers USA: America’s Leaders for Business (Band 1). He has also been recognized in Employment Law and Labor Law by The Best Lawyers in America and was named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list in 2017.