Overview

Jennifer N. Warberg’s practice focuses on employment law and litigation in the following areas:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Discrimination and retaliation
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Employee and supervisory training
  • Preventative counseling and advice
  • Background checks

Jennifer has worked with clients on the defense of administrative charges before the Bureau of Labor and Industries and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and lawsuits in state and federal court on a wide range of issues.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Planning Committee

Race for Justice

St. Andrew Legal Clinic

Former Volunteer

St. Andrew Legal Night Clinic

Former Member, Board of Directors

Concordia Neighborhood Association

News, Analysis & Press

Guest column: Keeping it legal now that the box is banned

Portland Business Journal

January 15, 2016

Portland, Oregon Bans the Box

Insight

December 3, 2015

How Does Washington’s Legalization of Marijuana Impact My Zero-Tolerance Drug Policy?

Portland Business Journal

July 2013

The EEOC has Strong Convictions about Employee Criminal Background Checks

DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar

June 2013

The EEOC Has Strong Convictions About Employee Criminal Background Checks

Oregon Association of Defense Counsel

Fall 2012

You've Been Served! Now What Do You Do With a Medical Records Subpoena

News & Views

Portland Human Resource Management Association

August 2011

ADAAA Regulations Provide Important Guidance to Employers

News & Views

Portland Human Resource Management Association

May 2011

Noneconomic Damages Award Invalid, Recent Case Notes

The Verdict

Oregon Association Defense Council (OADC)

Winter 2009

Preventing and Correcting Sexual Harassment is a Two-Way Street

HR News

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

April 2009

Speaking Engagements

Background Checks: Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Affiliated Staffing Group

May 2015

Employer Use of Background Checks: Recent Developments in Anti-discrimination Enforcement and Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) - State of Oregon

December 2013

Employer Use of Background Checks: Recent Developments in Anti-discrimination Enforcement and Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

National Federation of Independent Business

May 2013

Recordkeeping and Background Checks

28th Annual Employment Law Conference - Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI)

November 2012

Documenting Employee Performance

27th Annual Employment Law Conference - Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI)

December 2011

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin, 2003cum laude
  • B.A., University of Washington, 1999cum laude

Bar Admission

Oregon
Washington

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • US District Court: Western District of Washington