Robert S. Jaret Esq.
Robert has a wide background in civil disputes with particular focus in employment litigation and construction law. Robert has had numerous jury and bench trials both in state and federal court, arbitrations and mediations. He is also outside general counsel to a number of businesses, providing advice regarding employment issues, business formation and payment disputes.
Robert's employment law practice primarily focuses on protecting employees' rights, from laborers to executives, physicians, professors, teachers and sales professionals. He also counsels a number of businesses to ensure employment compliance with all state and federal laws and methods to avoid employment disputes.
Typical employment matters handled on behalf of employees include: wrongful termination, negotiation of employment contracts and severence agreements, sexual harassment, race discrimination, age discrimination, retaliation, whistle-blowing claims, failure to pay wages and commissions, failure to reasonably accommodate disabilities or medical conditions, and retaliation for advocating for medically appropriate health care. Robert has represented numerous professors, academic administrators, teachers and faculty.
Robert also represents clients with construction and real estate issues, which include payment disputes, mechanic's liens and stop notices, construction defects, delay and damage claims, and boundary, landslide, and easement disputes between adjoining property owners.
Education and Professional Activities
Robert obtained a B.A. in Finance in 1983 from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois and his J.D. in 1986 from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin and California in both state and federal courts. Robert is a member of the Marin County Bar Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) and the Labor & Employment Law Section of the California State Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
- Employment Litigation
- Construction Law
- California, 1986
- Wisconsin, 1986
- U.S. Federal Court, 1986
- Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1986
- University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
- B.A.Fin., Bachelor of Arts in Finance - 1983
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Marin County Bar Association, Member
- California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member
- California State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member