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!).

Contact

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Read Jeanine DeBacker’s Employment Law Blog

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