Jacob Valdez is an associate in the firm’s Phoenix office. He focuses his practice on representing employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Jacob gained significant litigation experience in labor and employment cases at a firm in Tucson, where he handled every stage of disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Jacob also served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Kimberly H. Ortiz of Arizona Superior Court for Pima County.
Jacob earned his J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. During law school, he served as Vice-President and Voting Rights Coordinator of the Disability Law Project and participated in the McCain Institute’s Rule of Law and Governance Program in Washington, D.C. He also was a law clerk in the offices of the Arizona Attorney General, U.S. Senator John Thune, and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey.