Jay A. Zweig

Partner

zweigj@ballardspahr.com
Tel 602.798.5500
Fax 602.798.5595
Phoenix

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.

Professional Activities

Arizona State University Law School, adjunct professor

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem

Recognitions & Accomplishments

AZ Business Magazine, "Arizona's Top Lawyers, Employment," 2014-2020

The Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law and Labor & Employment, 2010-2020

Publications

Arizona Employment Law Handbook, contributing author

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 non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Board Memberships

Maricopa County Bar Association, past president

Maricopa County Justice Museum

Community Activities

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

The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1986)

Northwestern University (B.S., 1983)

Arizona

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court