Jason Rossiter focuses his practice on labor and employment. He represents clients in high-risk employment claims such as wage-and-hour class actions and employment contract disputes. Mr. Rossiter defends businesses in individual and class-action lawsuits, including before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Texas Workforce Commission, and in defense of matters arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Additionally, he creates and negotiates complex executive employment contracts.
Mr. Rossiter provides counsel to his clients on employment law compliance policies and practices to prevent or mitigate liability concerning wages, medical leaves, reasonable accommodations, equal-employment opportunities, employee privacy, union organizing, labor disputes, and unfair competition.
Prior to joining Kaufman Dolowich, Mr. Rossiter served at previous law firms defending directors and officers and other employment lawsuits, performing employment law due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, settling employment claims, and drafting employment policies to comply with rapidly changing State law. Additionally, he provided counsel at for-profit and non-profit entities on business formation, and real estate, and handled transactional and compliance matters.
- State of Washington
- Case Western University, J.D., magna cum laude
- Central Washington University, B.A., summa cum laude
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2024, Employment Law-Management
- Washington and California Employers Face New Drug Testing Laws, by Jason Rossiter, Esq. and Allyson Thompson, Esq., 1-25-2024
- Quotes by Jason Rossiter, Esq. in article “Closely Examine Overtime Ramifications for Exempt Positions Earning Less than $60K,” Society for Human Resource Management Magazine, 9-8-2023
- US Court of Appeals Delivers an Employee-Friendly Verdict Regarding Timekeeping, By Jason Rossiter, Esq.