Jeffrey M. Tanenbaum - Nixon Peabody LLP

Jeffrey M. Tanenbaum

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Jeff Tanenbaum is a member of Nixon Peabody’s Labor & Employment practice and chairs the firm’s Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) practice. He represents employers in a very wide range of employment and labor law matters, with a particular emphasis on occupational safety and health compliance and litigation.

What do you focus on?

I have devoted my entire career to assisting employers with a broad array of employment and labor issues. I particularly enjoy working with my clients to find novel, yet practical compliance solutions for the increasingly complex world of employment regulation. Examples include policies and procedures to address the intersection of the ADA, leave laws and workers compensation; the development of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs and the defense of ADR claims; guidance through complex terminations and RIFs and alternatives; cross-border employment issues; supply chain management; employee/independent contractor classification; workplace violence response plans; crisis response; and training of executives, managers and supervisors.

My practice also has a special focus on occupational safety and health compliance and litigation, including but not limited to Cal/OSHA and Fed/OSHA matters. This involves developing state of the art safety procedures, training, safety and health audits, appeals of citations, obtaining variances and representing employers in the rulemaking process. I have litigated well over a thousand OSHA citations.

While my practice crosses all industries, many of my clients are in the fields of technology, life sciences, manufacturing, health care, maritime, food and beverage, utilities, energy, retail and hospitality.

Brandeis UniversityBA Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.

Client Comments

"Jeff Tanenbaum is an expert in OSHA, workplace safety, and medical issues. He is a pleasure to work with. He practices in California, but I have sought him out for issues in other states, too."

Office Location

One Embarcadero Center, Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94111-3600
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment