Jeanne Flaherty

Jeanne Flaherty

Jeanne Flaherty received her undergraduate degree in economics from Indiana University. She graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1978. She subsequently received an MBA from Pepperdine University in 1993.

Ms. Flaherty has practiced labor and employment law exclusively for over 20 years. She began her legal career as a Field Attorney with the National Labor Relations Board at Region 31 in Los Angeles, California. She has served as Assistant General Counsel/Labor Counsel for Beverly Enterprises responsible for all employment-related legal matters. She has been a member of the firm of Marrs & Flaherty and counsel to Agricultural Producers, an employer association dedicated to working with members to enhance legal compliance, providing training and education in employment-related issues and representing employer members in state and federal court and before various enforcement agencies. Most recently Ms. Flaherty has represented employers as the President and Managing Attorney of her own firm, Employer’s Legal Advisor, Inc.

Ms. Flaherty’s practice encompasses advising and representing employers on all labor and employment issues, including discrimination/harassment, wage and hour, Cal-OSHA and all other federal and state statutory requirements. She also conducts investigations and provides training on employment law compliance issues. She is a frequent speaker at educational seminars.

Ms. Flaherty is a member of the State Bars of California, Nevada and Texas and is admitted to practice before the Central District and Eastern District of the U.S. District Court in California. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California and the Ventura County Bar Association.

Recent Articles by Jeanne Flaherty

Independent Contractors Misclassification: IRS Voluntary Compliance Settlement Program

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has implemented a new program to allow taxpayers who have misclassified workers as independent contractors to voluntarily reclassify the workers as employees with minimal tax liability. This is a voluntary program. To be eligible, a taxpayer must: have consistently treated the workers as non-employees; have filed all required Forms 1099 […]

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