Overview

Elected co-president and co-managing director in 2012, Jeremy Roth guides the strategic direction and global growth strategy for the world’s largest labor and employment law firm. Jeremy also oversees the management and operations of Littler’s more than 1,000 attorneys and more than 70 offices worldwide. Since his election to co-president and co-managing director, he has played a significant role in expanding the firm’s global presence to include new offices throughout Central and Latin America. Additionally, Jeremy serves on the firm’s board of directors and on the board of Littler Global. Prior to his election, Jeremy was a full-time litigator and was the office managing shareholder of Littler’s San Diego office where he served in that capacity for 12 years.

Named one of the Most Powerful Employment Attorneys by Human Resource Executive and Lawdragon Inc., Jeremy has more than 27 years of experience handling labor and employment matters. Before taking the co-leadership role at Littler, Jeremy represented retailers, hotels and other management clients in state and federal courts and before various government agencies. He defended employers in all phases of litigation, including through jury trials, and has handled countless mediations and arbitrations in the areas of alleged discrimination, wrongful termination, employment-related torts, wage and hour claims, and class and collective action claims. 

The media regularly turn to Jeremy for comments on legal industry trends and he has been quoted extensively in a variety of business and legal publications both in the U.S. and globally.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Former Chair

Labor and Employment Law Section

San Diego County Bar Association

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©

2009-2017

Named, Nations' Most Powerful Employment Attorneys

Top 100

Human Resource Executive / Lawdragon Inc.

2013-2015

Named, International Who's Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers

Who's Who Legal

2012 and 2013

Named, Management Labour and Employment

Who's Who Legal

2011

Awarded, AV® Peer Review Rating

Martindale-Hubbell

Named, Super Lawyer

Southern California

Super Lawyers

Named, San Diego's Top 10 Employment Lawyers

San Diego Daily Transcript

2007-2009

Recognized, BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms

BTI Consulting

2009 and 2012

Named, Recommended Lawyer

Labor and Employment Disputes in Defense

Legal 500 United States

2016

News, Analysis & Press

LGBT Equality A Firm Priority

The Indiana Lawyer

December 14, 2016

Sharing Knowledge and Producing Innovative Solutions

Thomson Reuters Forum Magazine

September 26, 2016

Who's In, Who's Out in Germany

The American Lawyer International

December 21, 2015

2015 May Be Record Year for Law Firm Tie-ups

Daily Journal

December 16, 2015

How One Firm Is Trying To Jettison The Billable Hour – Sort Of

Bloomberg BNA Big Law Business

February 18, 2015

Five local firms score well in LGBT equality

Lawyers Journal

December 26, 2014

New Horizons

Corporate Counsel

October 1, 2014

Littler welcomes Puerto Rican firm into the fold

Daily Journal

December 10, 2013

Littler Adds to Growing Global Network

American Lawyer

December 9, 2013

New Horizons

Focus Latin America

December 1, 2013

The new settlers

LatinLawyer

June 5, 2013

Fixed Fee Arrangements a Popular Option for Some Local Law Firms

San Diego Business Journal

January 21, 2013

Littler Mendelson Names Phila. Lawyer As Co-President

The Legal Intelligencer

August 22, 2012

Littler Mendelson announces new co-presidents

International Financial Law Review

August 21, 2012

Littler Mendelson chooses two presidents

Daily Journal

August 21, 2012

Bender named co-president of Littler Mendelson

Philadelphia Business Journal

August 20, 2012

Roth named co-president of Littler Mendelson

San Diego Daily Transcript

August 20, 2012

Employers turn attention to implementing ACA

San Diego Source

July 12, 2012

Jeremy Roth Advises Employers on Overtime Policies

National Law Journal

April 28, 2008

Pernicious PDAs

InsideCounsel

February 1, 2007

Jeremy Roth Sees Employee Lawsuits on the Horizon

San Diego Daily Transcript

December 25, 2006

Jeremy Roth Warns About Blackberry Use Outside Work

San Diego Daily Transcript

October 5, 2006

Jeremy Roth Finds Certainty for Employers in AB 1825

San Diego Daily Transcript

August 15, 2006

Jeremy Roth Notes Significant Changes to AB 1825

San Diego Business Journal

August 7, 2006

Jeremy Roth Offers Insight on New Retaliation Ruling

San Diego Daily Transcript

June 28, 2006

Jeremy Roth Advises Employers to Protect Information

San Diego Business Times

June 12, 2006

Speaking Engagements

Inaugural Europe Conference - Germany

Berlin

November 10, 2016

Inaugural U.K. Conference

November 8, 2016

Latin America Conference

Miami, FL

October 28, 2016

Littler Global Central America Conference

San José

October 29, 2015

Littler Global Puerto Rico Conference

Hato Rey, PR

August 20, 2015

Education

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1986
  • M.L.I.R., Michigan State University, 1983
  • B.S., Iowa State University, 1982

Bar Admission

California