Jay Zweig has 25 years of experience practicing employment law and commercial litigation.
Jay represents businesses in avoiding and resolving employment law disputes. He assists employers with human resources policies, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, wage-and-hour, FMLA, COVID-19 employment issues and leave law issues, whistleblower cases, sexual harassment and employment discrimination administrative charges and litigation, internal investigations, ADA matters, and OSHA citations. He has been lead counsel in federal and state court trials for clients ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies.
Pro Bono Experience
Jay maintains an active pro bono practice. He often works with nonprofit groups to provide sexual harassment prevention training. In 2017, he was named Arizona Supreme Court's Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year.
Arizona State University Law School, adjunct professor
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem
Recognition & Accomplishments
Chambers USA, Labor & Employment (Arizona), 2021-2023
The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law - Management (Phoenix), 2011-2024, Litigation - Labor & Employment (Phoenix), 2011-2024, Commercial Litigation (Phoenix), 2024
AZ Business Magazine, "Arizona's Top Lawyers, Employment," 2011, 2014
Jay is a frequent speaker for local and national organizations on equality in the workplace, sexual harassment and workplace violence prevention, and on enforcing non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. His speaking engagements include:
"Proposition 207: The Impacts of Legal Marijuana in the Workforce," Association for Corporate Growth - Arizona Chapter Young Dealmakers Cocktails & Conversations, September 1, 2021
Board Memberships & Community Service
100 Club of Arizona
Greater Phoenix Leadership
Phoenix Art Museum Men's Arts Council, past secretary
Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, past president
Arizona Employment Law Handbook, contributing author
The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1986)
Northwestern University (B.S., 1983)
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court