Biography

Kevin Jones is a litigation associate at Farella Braun + Martel with a focus on employment law.  Additionally, he has experience with insurance law, business disputes, intellectual property, white-collar crime, and other complex commercial litigation.

Kevin maintains an active pro-bono practice, which includes helping represent an asylum petitioner on a successful Ninth Circuit appeal. 

In the community, Kevin serves on the board of directors of the AIDS Legal Referral Panel and is a former member of the board of directors for Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom (BALIF). 

Kevin served as a judicial extern for Judge Charles R. Breyer on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. During law school, Kevin served as a trial advocacy fellow at the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and as a law clerk in the Major Crimes Division for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

Firm Highlights

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Compelling Employees to Arbitration Suddenly Has Less of an Upside

On July 17, the California Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Adolph v. Uber Techs Inc., as to whether employees still have standing to sue for "non-individual" PAGA claims when they have been...

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Navigating California Wage Statement Penalties After Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc.

On May 6, 2024, the California Supreme Court, in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. , clarified that an employer is not liable for statutory penalties for inaccurate wage statements when it had a...

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Employment Law Symposium Recordings & Articles

Employers Face Significant New Requirements for Severance Agreements and Non-Competes  (Recording) Conducting Effective, Defensible Investigations (With Lessons Learned from Summary Judgment & Trial)  (Recording) California Employment Law Updates: What to Look Out for in...

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Employers Face Significant New Requirements for Severance Agreements and Non-Competes

Farella's 2024 Employment Law Symposium provided invaluable insights that will keep you and your talent team at the forefront of California employment law trends. The Symposium offered a unique chance to deepen your understanding of new...

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A New Overtime Threshold Takes Effect in Mere Weeks: HR Should Assess Its Impact Now

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its final rule increasing the minimum pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for various exempt “white-collar” employee categories beginning on...

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