Jon Levine has a national practice focusing on representing employers in all areas of labor-management relations, including litigation before the National Labor Relations Board and in state and federal courts. He also has significant experience with:
- The National Labor Relations Act
- Union organizing campaigns
- Collective bargaining
- Labor arbitration
- Title VII
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Wisconsin Fair Employment Act
Jon’s notable successes include Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce v. Doyle, Case No, 10-C-0760 (E.D. Wis. 2010) in which the court struck down a provision of the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act prohibiting employers from conducting mandatory meetings with employees to discuss issues related to union organizing. He also handled Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce v. Milwaukee County, 431 F.3d 277 (7th Cir. 2005) in which the court struck down the Milwaukee Labor Peace Ordinance, a law that limited the rights of employers to oppose efforts of unions to organize their employees.
Additionally, Jon counsels clients on best business and employee relations practices, complex business transactions and the related issues arising from mergers, acquisitions, and workforce reductions, and other types of business restructuring. Jon's clients include companies in the following industries:
- Trade associations
Jon is the founding member and the office-managing shareholder of Littler Mendelson's Milwaukee office. Prior to working at Littler, Jon was a shareholder at another firm where he was head of their labor and employment group. In law school, he was a note and comment editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.