SAN DIEGO, CA (June 11, 2014) – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce David G. Hoiles, Jr. has assumed the role of San Diego office Managing Shareholder, succeeding Craig A. Schloss.
“For the past 13 years, Dave has demonstrated a commitment to the growth of our Southern California practice and earned the confidence of both colleagues and clients. We wish him the best of luck in San Diego, where he will be an immediate asset to an already strong team,” said Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino.
“Our San Diego office is home to a group of talented and respected attorneys, and I look forward to building on what they have achieved since opening in 2008 as the firm’s 34th office,” said Hoiles.
Mr. Hoiles began his career with Jackson Lewis over 13 years ago, first as an Associate and subsequently a Shareholder in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He regularly represents employers in all types of employment litigation, including matters involving claims of sexual harassment, unlawful employment discrimination and retaliation, failure to provide reasonable accommodations, breach of employment contract, intentional tort, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition. He also has significant experience defending employers in wage and hour litigation, including representative and class action lawsuits. Mr. Hoiles practices both in state and federal court and before such tribunals as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. In addition to his skills as a litigator, he has substantial experience counseling clients on a variety of employment-related issues and conducts training seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training.
Mr. Hoiles is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Mr. Hoiles received his B.A. in International Relations, cum laude, and paralegal certificate from the University of San Diego in 1991. He received his J.D. from Loyola Law School – Los Angeles in 1996.
Jackson Lewis’ San Diego office can be reached by calling (619) 573-4900.
About Jackson Lewis
Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With over 770 attorneys practicing in 55 locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" named Jackson Lewis the 2014 "Law Firm of the Year" in the Litigation-Labor and Employment category. The firm was also named a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment, and earned a spot on the BTI Power Elite for being recognized by corporate counsel as one of the top law firms in building and maintaining client relationships. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 550 class actions.
Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law boutique firms and practices in Europe, North America, and the Asia Pacific Region.
Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com