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James Hermon

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Dykema

Michigan, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Employment Counseling
  • Non-Compete, Unfair Competition and Trade ...

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Counseling
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Non-Compete, Unfair Competition and Trade ...
  • Dykema Delivers HR Innovation
  • Trade Secret & Noncompete Litigation
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Employment and Labor Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

James F. Hermon is a member in Dykema's Labor & Employment practice group. Mr. Hermon's practice focuses upon the defense and trial of employment cases in federal and state courts, as well as counseling, advising and training corporations regarding their obligations under state and federal employment laws.

Recognized as a “knowledgeable and responsive” resource by clients quoted in Chambers USA 2021, Mr. Hermon has represented a broad range of clients in a variety of employment and discrimination related matters, including representation in administrative proceedings before the EEOC, defense of lawsuits involving race, national origin, age, and sex discrimination, defense of sexual harassment claims, defense of disability and religious accommodation claims under state and federal law, and the defense and prosecution of claims for alleged violations of covenants not to compete. Mr. Hermon has also assisted employers in the drafting and implementation of employment policies, as well as the negotiation of employment and severance agreements with highly placed corporate executives. Mr. Hermon is also active in the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section.

Bar Admissions

Michigan, 1995

Education
Ohio State University, J.D., magna cum laude University of Michigan, A.B.

  • with high honors

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Counseling
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Non-Compete, Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
  • Dykema Delivers HR Innovation
  • Trade Secret & Noncompete Litigation

Professional Career



Professional Associations
Court Admissions:
• U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
• U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1996
• U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, 1996

Seminars
  • Webinar, July 2004 - "Accommodation Primer"
  • Webinar, August 2004 - "Responding to Discrimination Charges"
  • Webinar, March 2005 - "Drafting Separation Agreements"
  • Webinar, April 2005 - "Top Five Employer Errors In Complying With the FLSA"
  • Webinar, June 2005 - "The Top Five Personnel Mistakes Employers Make"
  • Dykema Employment Law Seminar, October 2005 - "Discovery Landmines"
  • Webinar, April 2006 - "Company Secret? What Secret? How to Protect Your Company''s Trade Secrets and Legitimate Business Interests"
  • Webinar, May 2006 - "Finding Employees With The Right Stuff"
  • Private Employer Seminar, July 2006 - "Six Things Plaintiffs'' Attorneys Love to See"
  • Webinar, August 2006 - "It''s Against My Religion - Employer Obligations to Accommodate Employee Religious Practices"

Articles

Additional Articles
  • , Contributor, 2004 Update on Workplace Privacy Law, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.
  • , Contributor, 2005 Update on Workplace Privacy Law, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Blogs

Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments

Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments provides legal insight on topics of special interest to insurance industry professionals. Covering a wide range of industries, Dykema’s Insurance Coverage Notes and Developments blog provides brief but substantive alerts, including updates and analysis on significant developments and trends in the insurance industry.

Labor & Employment Law Blog

In the rapidly evolving field of labor and employment law, we know that employers need to stay informed about changes in the law, and how these changes impact day-to-day business operations. Dykema’s Labor & Employment Law Blog (www.laboremployment-lawblog.com) discusses important labor and employment-related legal developments, reviews practical implications, and provides valuable insight for employers of all types.

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the way. Fast-paced changes are also being driven by rapid technology developments, big data, mobile banking/payments, privacy and data security, and social media technologies affecting banks and credit...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The Firewall provides insightful legal analysis of the emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity law to help businesses stay ahead of the curve.

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