A San Jose/Silicon Valley Employment, Business & Real Estate Law Firm

160 West Santa Clara Street, Suite 625, San Jose, CA 95113 (408) 293-1900

Jeanine DeBacker

Employment Law, Litigation, Employment Law Training, Neutral Investigations Attorney

Jeanine brings a practical, business-aware perspective to representing her employer clients. She helps businesses avoid lawsuits through thoughtful advice and counsel, well-crafted policies, and staff training. Jeanine also vigorously defends employers in lawsuits brought by current or former employees.

Jeanine represents employers in all areas of employment and benefits law, including wage and hour claims, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, benefit plan corrections and other employment-related claims.

Jeanine assists clients in creating and implementing workplace policies and procedures, conducting harassment investigations, and counseling on employee performance management, including corrective actions and terminations. Jeanine often presents customized, on-site training programs for clients on a variety of human resources issues.

Jeanine is a sought-after presenter and offers engaging and entertaining workplace training programs, including harassment prevention training as required by California law.

Jeanine writes regularly about employment issues that are important for California employers at http://calemploymentlawblog.com.

When not defending employers, Jeanine coaches her kids’ soccer and baseball teams and is a baseball umpire (a welcome arena where her judgment cannot be questioned by anyone!).


Blog: http://calemploymentlawblog.com

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Read Jeanine DeBacker’s Employment Law Blog

Not to be extreme, but didn’t we just do this?!?!? Time is ridiculous. Here’s what you need to know to tackle the new employment laws for 2024! Califo [...]

I updated the leaves of absence chart I refer to when thinking about potential time off for employees. Feel free to let me know if you see an issue! T [...]

A little late posting here, but if it helps avoid one issue for you then it is worth it! The inevitable march of time . . . and new requirements for C [...]

My enthusiasm for all things, including laws related to COVID and wage and hour, is a little higher now. A little! [...]

A belated post about a new law signed February 9, 2022 by Gov. Newsom. I admit to my own COVID/World Events-based fatigue! (Oh, you don’t have any?!?! [...]