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Jen J. Sarafina

Jen J. Sarafina

Partner since November 23, 2013
Associate since December 27, 2005
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
702-625-4266
800-231-4094 (Toll Free)
Fax:
702-259-8646
Email:

Jen Sarafina joined Kamer Zucker Abbott in 2005 and became a partner in 2013.  Jen represents employers in all facets of labor and employment law before administrative agencies and the state and federal courts.  Jen has represented clients in labor arbitration matters, she has been extensively involved in multiple-employer labor negotiations, and has represented clients in matters pending before the Nevada Employee-Management Relations Board, the Nevada Labor Commissioner, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She has secured important victories for clients in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Nevada state and federal courts, and before the National Labor Relations Board.

 Jen also conducts zero tolerance training and has spoken to the Southern Nevada Human Resources Association as a member of their annual legal panel in 2009 and 2010.  She co-authored an article in 2012 for the Communique, the Clark County Bar Association's monthly publication, and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for 2012, 2013, and 2014, and as a Rising Star in the 2010 edition of the Mountain States Super Lawyer magazine. 

 Jen is a member of the Nevada State Bar's Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections, and has served on the State Bar of Nevada's Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board since 2010.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2010

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. cum laude - 2005
    • Honors: Top 25% Class
  • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 2002

Published Works

  • Lawyers in Love, Communique, Clark County Bar Association, Vol. 33, Nos. 6 & 7, 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, Annual Legal Panel, Southern Nevada Human Resource Association

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star, Mountain States Super Lawyer Magazine, 2010
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Labor Law, 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nevada State Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Southern Nevada State Bar Disciplinary Board, Member, 2010 - Present