Fisher Phillips Elects John Polson to Firm's Management Committee
IRVINE, CA (May 20, 2014) – The partners of Fisher Phillips have elected Irvine office partner John Polson to a three-year term on the firm’s Management Committee. The committee serves as the board of directors for the 31-office national labor and employment law firm.
Polson joins partners Roger Quillen and Charles Caulkins on the Management Committee. Polson assumes the role previously held by Atlanta partner Thomas Rebel who served on the committee for 15 years and is transitioning to other firm responsibilities.
As a partner in the Irvine office, Polson represents employers and staffing industry clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including transactional matters, litigation, compliance advice and audits, executive and management training, and other employment related legal matters. He handles administrative and civil employment litigation matters, including arbitrations, in California and elsewhere, but has particular expertise representing temporary staffing, employee leasing, and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) clients in labor, employment, tax, and transactional matters.
Polson currently serves on the Legal Advisory Council of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) and is a frequent lecturer and author regarding multiple employer, joint employer, and human resources outsourcing arrangements. He has also served as a Professional Advisory Director for the Employer Services Assurance Corporation and as an instructor in the University of California, Irvine Human Resources Certificate Program. Polson is “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2008.
Polson earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola Law School in 1991. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Polson resides in Coto de Caza with his family.