James G. Zissler is experienced in all aspects of employment law and provides consultation and advice on matters, such as:
- Wrongful termination
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- Sexual harassment
- Unfair competition
- Wage and hour matters
- Discrimination claims
A skilled litigator, he has tried two class actions to a jury, obtaining successful verdicts in both, and has handled numerous appellate matters in federal courts. He has also successfully litigated numerous non-compete cases. James arbitrates union grievances and has extensive experience with corporate safety and health issues, including defending employers in Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act enforcement proceedings.
An experienced trainer, James has educated both private and public employers about:
- Workplace violence prevention
He also has trained managers on conducting lawful investigations.
Prior to joining Littler Mendelson in 2000, James practiced law with a New York City firm devoted exclusively to representing employers with respect to labor and employment issues.