Jay A. Zweig


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 noncompete 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.

Professional Highlights

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.

Professional Activities

Arizona State University Law School, adjunct professor

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, Labor & Employment (Arizona), 2021-2024

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

Speaking Engagements

Jay is a frequent speaker for local and national organizations on equality in the workplace, sexual harassment and workplace violence prevention, and on enforcing noncompete 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