Jonathan A. Segal is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in the Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group. Jonathan is also the Managing Principal of the Duane Morris Institute. An accredited HRCI and CLE provider, The Duane Morris Institute provides seminars and webinars on employment, labor, immigration and benefits issues.
Previously a litigator, Jonathan’s practice now focuses entirely on preventive counseling, strategic planning, management training and policy development. Areas of focus include: equal employment opportunity (with a particular focus on gender inclusion); social media; substance abuse; wage and hour compliance; performance management and development; non-competes and other ways to protect an employer’s business interests; and union-free assessments and action plans.
Jonathan also counsels law firms and provides training to associations of attorneys on substance abuse in the legal profession. Jonathan also represents a number of behavioral health providers across the country.
Jonathan has provided training to federal and state judges across the country on gender bias, performance management and other employment issues. Jonathan also has provided employment training to HR professionals in various intelligence agencies.
Jonathan has been cited as a national authority on employment issues in articles in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, CNN, Business Week and Money, among others.
Jonathan has testified, on behalf of SHRM, before the EEOC on social media and the US Civil Rights Commission on background checks.
Jonathan was named by the EEOC to its Select Task Force on Harassment. The focus of the Task Force is prevention.
Jonathan is the Legislative Director for PA State Council of SHRM and the Chair of the Pennsylvania Chamber’s Legislative Committee.
Jonathan has been named by Human Resources Executive Magazine as one of the Top 100 Powerful Employment Attorneys for the last 6 years in a row (2010-2015).
Jonathan has published approximately full length 250 articles and blogs for national publications on employment issues.
Jonathan is a contributing editor to HRMagazine and a regular contributor to Entrepreneur, the SHRMBlog and the TalentCulture Blog.
Jonathan received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.