Will Weiner handles employment litigation, strategic HR consulting and a wide range of employment agreements. He maintains deep substantive knowledge of employment law and a keen awareness of current societal trends influencing today’s workforce. READ MORE
Will is licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington and California and regularly represents companies with multi-state workforces. Before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, Will is adept at efficiently resolving and litigating employment disputes. He has taken multiple cases to trial and obtained numerous favorable outcomes from juries, judges and arbitrators. As an advisor, Will offers flexible and cost effective solutions specifically tailored to your business and workforce. Will’s advice is thoughtful and pragmatic, balancing risk with business realities. Prior to joining Lane Powell in 2015, Will practiced law in Los Angeles with an AmLaw 100 firm that focuses solely on employment law.
Will has successfully resolved employment claims involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, breach of contract, leave interference, tortious interference, defamation, and wage and hour violations.
In addition to this litigation practice, Will regularly advises clients on complex HR issues and high potential exposure employment events, including:
Will also works with clients to develop tailored employment-related contracts, including offer letters, employee handbooks, separation agreements, non-competes, and other employment-related contracts and policies.
Will has been recognized for his work in employment litigation and workplace investigations by Chambers® USA’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. One client notes, “Will understands what pitfalls to avoid in employment matters." Another enthuses, "Not only is he extremely knowledgeable of the law, but he is able to apply his knowledge to complex employment situations in a way that balances what the business needs."
Jackson Lewis P.C., Employment Associate
Public Counsel Law Center, Impact Litigation Extern
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Sheri Bluebond
Galt Foundation’s Compensation Committee, Consultant
District Court of Oregon, Local Civil Rules Advisory Committee, Member
Portland Gus J. Solomon Inn of Court, Member
St. Andrew Legal Clinic, Race for Justice Planning Committee
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Domestic Violence Project, Past Volunteer Attorney
Young Lawyer’s Mock Trial Program, Past Mentor
Chambers® USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment (2020)
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