Jenn Protas is a shareholder at Hoge Fenton and helps employers navigate California’s numerous employment laws and defends employers with an eye toward successful, yet cost-effective resolution.  Her practice focuses on matters related to wage and hour advice and litigation, employee leave issues, personnel management, HR investigations and trainings, and defense of wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation litigation. In addition, Jenn has substantial experience drafting employer policies, handbooks, confidentiality and nondisclosure agreements, separation agreements, and settlement agreements. Her practice also includes housing discrimination matters, and general litigation, including business disputes.

Jenn is a frequent public speaker and regularly presents seminars and trainings on such employment issues as: annual legal updates, complex leave issues, complying with California wage and hour laws, and effective management of employees. She also provides legally-mandated anti-harassment trainings (AB 1825) and fair housing trainings at clients’ sites.

Term: 2019 – 2021