Steven M.Zadravecz (Steve)

Partner

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Steve Zadravecz的执业领域集中在复杂民事诉讼。他擅长涉及公司商业秘密盗窃、非法招揽雇员、不当招揽雇员、竞业禁止协议和失职有关的诉讼。Steve还代理雇主经办雇佣法领域的全部事宜,包括州和联邦法院以及行政机关的各类诉讼,涉及就业歧视诉讼、不当解雇和报复诉讼、工资工时集体诉讼和基于《加州商业和职业法》第17200条的不公平竞争诉讼的有关事项。

此外,Steve经常就各类事宜担任当地、地区和全国范围内公司的法律顾问,包括不公平竞争、隐私、州和联邦的工资工时法、照顾残疾人、休假、雇佣政策和规程以及《萨班斯-奥克斯利法案》。他还就公共设施准入法向零售商和其他实体提供法律建议,其中包括《美国残疾人法案》第三章和加州《安鲁法案》。

Steve向雇员和管理层团体开展讲座,并开展过关于遵守加州和联邦雇佣法的公司内部研习班,其中包括联邦和州探亲假法、《美国残疾人法案》和其他联邦和州的就业歧视法。他还为当地和全国的公司发展、审阅并实施人事政策和手册。

Steve是美国律协和奥兰治县律协劳动领域的成员,以及圣地牙哥县律协诉讼领域的成员。



经验

  • Applied Medical Resources secures appellate victory on FEHA retaliation claim by former employee after obtaining favorable jury verdict following trialJones Day successfully defended Applied Medical Resources Corporation against a lawsuit brought by a former employee who asserted claims for violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act, including disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, failure to engage in the interactive process, failure to prevent discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful discharge in violation of public policy.
  • PITCO Foods develops program to address COVID-19 spread at workJones Day represents PITCO Foods, Inc., a food supply company based in California, during the COVID-19 crisis to consider and assess appropriate protocols and policies to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among employees, including a testing program for returning and new workers.
  • BioMarin successfully resolves noncompete disputeJones Day filed a declaratory relief action on behalf of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. to have the court determine if its employee's noncompete agreement was unenforceable.
  • Cortec Group acquires Enthusiast Auto HoldingsJones Day advised the Cortec Group in connection with the acquisition and related financing of Ohio-based Enthusiast Auto Holdings, LLC and its subsidiaries, an e-commerce distributor of automobile aftermarket and performance parts, including for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, and Volkswagen.
  • Global chemical company protects trade secrets, obtains judgment, damages, and attorneys' fees against former employeeJones Day assisted a global chemical company in pursuing claims of trade secret misappropriation and violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") against a former employee when the company discovered the employee had been systematically downloading decades of its trade secrets and confidential information.
  • BBA Aviation sells Ontic for $1.365 billionJones Day advised BBA Aviation plc ("BBA") in the sale of its Ontic business to an investment fund affiliated with CVC Capital Partners for $1.365 billion.
  • Applied Medical Resources' arbitration agreement enforceability affirmed on appealJones Day obtained a significant victory for client Applied Medical Resources Corporation ("AMRC") in a putative wage and hour class arbitration alleging claims for violation of California's Labor Code, obtaining a published opinion confirming the enforceability of an arbitration agreement between Applied Medical and the plaintiff, an AMRC employee.
  • Walgreens successfully enjoins state court suitable seating PAGA representative actionOn June 22, 2017, Jones Day obtained a significant victory for its client, Walgreen Co., in a state court suitable seating PAGA representative action, prevailing on a motion to enjoin the entire action, and to enforce a settlement agreement against the named plaintiff.
  • Applied Medical forecloses class claims in putative wage and hour class actionOn June 2, 2017, Jones Day obtained a significant victory for client Applied Medical Resources Corporation in a putative wage and hour class action, prevailing on a motion to compel individual, non-class/non-representative arbitration.
  • Audit committee conducts independent investigation of allegations of financial and personal misconduct of CEO of American ApparelJones Day conducted, on behalf of the independent directors of American Apparel, an investigation of alleged misconduct and possible Sarbanes Oxley violations by the former CEO, resulting in his termination for non-suitability.
  • Distribution International and E.J. Bartells obtain complete victory in trade secrets misappropriation actionJones Day clients Distribution International Southwest, LLC and Rhem, LLC, d/b/a E.J. Bartells, two large commercial insulation distributors, obtained a unanimous, favorable jury verdict following a trial in the District Court of Denver, Colorado.
  • Applied Medical obtains $33 million judgment in cross-border business disputeAfter nearly three years of protracted litigation, Jones Day client Applied Medical Distribution Corporation obtained a damages award and judgment exceeding $33 million against a South Korean corporation, Ah Sung International, Inc., and its President/majority shareholder, and senior director.
  • Verizon's summary judgment win in discrimination case affirmed by California Court of AppealsThe Court of Appeal for the State of California affirmed the trial court's ruling for Jones Day's client Verizon California, Inc. in this discrimination and retaliation matter.
  • Payment processing company pursues trade secret cases against former sales representativesJones Day is representing a payment processing company that is prosecuting unfair competition and trade secret-type claims against former sales agents who used confidential pricing and customer information to lure away its customers on behalf of a competitor while still contracted with our client.
  • Applied Medical Resources obtains dismissal of discrimination actionApplied Medical Resources Corporation retained Jones Day to defend the company against a former employee's claim that he was terminated based on his age and in retaliation for lodging various complaints.
  • Glidewell obtains TRO to protect trade secretsJones Day represented James R. Glidewell, Dental Ceramics, Inc., a leading developer of innovative products for the dental industry, after two high-ranking research and development employees left and started a competing business.
  • Applied Medical Resources obtains dismissal of class and individual wage hour claimsJones Day represented Applied Medical Resources Corporation in a putative class action complaint alleging various statutory claims for violation of California's Labor Code, California's Private Attorney General Act, and California's Unfair Competition Law based on the claim that the Company failed to provide him and similarly-situated employees meal and rest breaks and failed to pay required overtime wages.
  • Micron Technology defeats putative wage and hour class action and claims under the Private Attorney General Act filed on behalf of all California engineersJones Day represented Micron Technology, Inc. in a putative class action brought on behalf of all individuals performing engineering services in California.
  • Godiva negotiates settlement in series of wage and hour class actionsJones Day represents Godiva Chocolatier, Inc. in separate wage and hour class actions that challenge virtually every aspect of the Company’s wage and hour practices in California and involve every current and former exempt and non-exempt employee who worked at any Godiva retail outlet since 2005.
  • PC Mall achieves settlement in related wage and hour class actionsJones Day represented PC Mall, Inc. in a pair of related putative class actions brought against its subsidiary PC Mall Gov, Inc., and a division of PC Mall, known as MacMall.
  • 演讲

    • January 31, 2019
      Challenges Employers Face in 2019 -- Case and Statutory Update; Jones Day University
    • November 15, 2018
      Class Action and Litigation Trends: A 2018 Review, Jones Day CLE at Hyundai Motor America
    • June 27, 2018
      Independent Contractor Classifications in California After Dynamex
    • March 23, 2018
      Keynote speaker on trends in California Employment Law at annual conference for Southern California Association of Law Libraries
    • January 23, 2018
      Labor & Employment Case and Statutory Update 2019, Jones Day MCLE University
    • July 12, 2017
      National Employment Law Institute – The California Family Rights Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act
    • January 25, 2017
      2017 Legislative and Employment Law Update: What the Future Holds for California, Jones Day University
    • November 2, 2016
      Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses – Legal Clinic: Human Resources & Employment Matters
    • January 27, 2016
      2016 The Constantly Evolving Landscape: Employment Law in California, Jones Day University
    • January 19, 2016
      Orange County Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section – The Contingent Workforce
    • January 13, 2016
      California Grocers Association – The Effect of the New California Grocery Worker Retention Law
    • November 5, 2015
      California Grocers Association – Update on California Wage and Hour Developments, Including Recently Enacted Legislation
    • June 12 & June 19, 2015
      California Employment Law Council’s Annual Educational Program – The Contingent Work Force: Pitfalls and Perils
    • November 12, 2014
      Update on California Wage & Hour Developments, Including Recently Enacted and Pending Legislation
    • June 11, 2013
      Trade Secrets and Employee Mobility - Protecting Your Company's Proprietary Information
    • October 14, 2010
      2010 California Labor & Employment Law Briefing
    • October 8, 2009
      Wage and Hour Litigation and Developments: Recent Trends, New Types of Cases, and What to Expect in 2009, Jones Day 2009 California Labor & Employment Law Briefing
    • January 29, 2009
      Access in California -- the New Frontier/Public Accommodation Law in California, Jones Day 2009 MCLE University
    • October 21, 2008
      Wage and Hour Law and Developments in California, California Employment Advisory Counsel
    • September 18, 2008
      Jones Day 2008 California Labor & Employment Law Briefing
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