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Jason B. Klimpl

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Jason B. Klimpl


Jason B. Klimpl is a partner in the firm's Employment, Staffing Law, and Corporate practice groups and Associate General Counsel to the New York Staffing Association. Jason advises clients on a broad range of employment matters, such as:

wage and hour compliance, including issues relating to overtime and exemptions from overtime, the minimum wage, tips, the payment of and deductions from wages, governmental wage and hour audits, recordkeeping obligations, and federal and state labor laws;

equal opportunity actions and policies, including allegations and charges of discrimination or retaliation before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, and policies and respectful workplace training relating to disabilities, religious accommodations, sexual harassment, and all other forms of discrimination;

employment agreements and restrictive covenants, including drafting and reviewing employment agreements and provisions relating to bonuses, draw and commission structures, non-solicitation, non-competition, and confidentiality;

healthcare reform implementation, including affordability and minimum value requirements, employer coverage determinations, employee status reviews, filing and notice mandates, compliance penalties, and small business tax credits;

independent contractor and consulting issues, including drafting and reviewing consulting agreements, performing independent contractor misclassification analyses, and responding to governmental audits;

reductions in force, including the federal WARN Act and analogous state laws, protected group termination impact analyses, separation agreements and general releases, and COBRA;

technology and privacy concerns, including drafting and reviewing online social media policies, technology and e-mail usage policies, federal and state workplace privacy laws, off-duty conduct laws, drug-testing, background and credit checks; and

human resource and compliance counseling, including drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, job descriptions for overtime and ADA compliance, disability and family and medical leave compliance, vacation and PTO policies, military leave laws, meal and break requirements, jury duty and voting leave, and employment application issues.

In addition, Jason has prepared numerous articles and presentations on employment matters, such as:

  • sexual harassment and workplace discrimination;
  • the Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • healthcare reform (the Affordable Care Act);
  • social media policies;
  • wage and hour laws;
  • independent contractor misclassification;
  • the Family and Medical Leave Act and other leave policies;
  • COBRA;
  • workforce reductions and the WARN Act;
  • governmental enforcement initiatives;
  • various developments in employment law; and
  • staffing industry concerns.

Jason Klimpl has or will serve as a speaker, moderator, event chair or panelist for the following events:

Areas of Focus:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment issues in corporate transactions
  • Staffing Industry


Law School:

  • Brooklyn Law School, 2007, Juris Doctor
  • Honors: Cum laude
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Corporate & Real Estate Clinic


  • Lehigh University, 2004, B.A.
  • Honors:Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Affiliations:

  • Judicial Intern, Hon. William H. Pauley III, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York (2005)


  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


  • Associate General Counsel of the New York Staffing Association
  • Lawline.com Faculty Member
  • Speaker, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Speaker Bureau

Award Recognition:

  • 2012 Winner: The New York Enterprise Report's Best Accountants & Attorneys for Privately Held Companies: Rising Star
  • Rising Star – Super Lawyers: 2013-2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
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