Jeff R. Sykes

Jeff R. Sykes


McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey, PLLC

Recognized since 2013

Boise, Idaho

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Insurance

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Insurance
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PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Best Lawyers in America: Employment Law 2013
2005 Award Recipient, Idaho Business Review's "Forty Accomplished Under Forty"

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EMPLOYMENT LAW:

Negotiate, draft and enforce employment contracts, employee manuals, non-competition agreements, and non-disclosure agreements

LITIGATION:

BUSINESS, EMPLOYMENT, CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE LITIGATION

Representation of businesses in contract litigation, secured transaction litigation, insurance litigation, trade secret litigation, fraud claims, sexual harassment claims, age, disability and other discrimination claims, wage claims, and breach of warranty and defective product litigation
Construction claims and defense
Title claims, easement disputes, access and boundary disputes

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Arbitration and mediation of claims and disputes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1997 - Present: Partner, Meuleman Mollerup LLP
1994 - 1997: General practice of law in Boise, Idaho
1993 - 1994: Judicial law clerk to Honorable Justice Linda Copple Trout, Idaho Supreme Court

Licensed to practice law in Idaho and California

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES

Idaho State Bar
State Bar of California
American Bar Association, Litigation Section, and Employment and Employment Law Section

Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV), Board of Directors 2011-2013
Boise Downtown Rotary Club 2006-2010
Idaho Associated General Contractors
Idaho Land Title Association
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Order of Barristers

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho, former member Board of Directors
Boise Family YMCA Youth Government Program Judge Pro Tem,
Boise Family YMCA Youth Court

EDUCATION

Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1993
California State University-Chico, B.A. with honors, Political Science, 1990

Contact & Links

Location

  • 827 East Park Boulevard, Suite 201
    Boise, ID 83712

Education

  • Gonzaga University , J.D., graduated 1993
  • California State University Chico, BA, graduated 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho, Idaho State Bar
  • California, The State Bar of California

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Litigation Section; Employment Law Section
  • Boise Family YMCA Youth Government Program - Judge Pro Tem
  • Human Resource Association of Treasure Valley (HRATV) - Board of Directors
  • Idaho Associated General Contractors - Associate
  • Idaho Land Title Association - Member
  • Order of Barristers - Fellow
  • Society for Human Resource Managment (SHRM) - Member

State Clerkships

  • Idaho - Supreme Court

McConnell Wagner Sykes + Stacey, PLLC
Boise, Idaho

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Best Law Firms Badge
Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Litigation - Insurance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Insurance, Boise (2021)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Insurance

Awards:

  • •2005 Award Recipient, Idaho Business Review's "Forty Accomplished Under Forty"
  • Best Lawyers - Employment Law 2013

Reported Cases

REPORTED CASES Cornerstone Builders v. McReynolds, 136 Idaho 843, 41 P.3d 271 (Ct.App.2001) Meikle v. Watson, 138 Idaho 680, 69 P.3d 100 (2003) Maroon v. Wireless Systems, Inc., 141 Idaho 843, 69 P.3d 100 (2003)

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