Jonathan Eiden practices labor and employment law, focusing on compliance with state and federal law and regulations, including discrimination, workplace standards, medical leave requirements, wage and hour regulations, and labor relations. Mr. Eiden also maintains a significant civil litigation practice with a particular emphasis on premises liability and professional liability defense. His clients include public and private employers of all sizes in a variety of industries.
Mr. Eiden joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in October 2011. Previously he was an associate with Sweet and Associates LLC in Milwaukee, where he handled grievance arbitrations, collective bargaining, representation of unfair labor practices before the National Labor Relations Board, and unemployment obligations.
During law school, Mr. Eiden was a judicial extern to the Honorable C. William Foust, Dane County Circuit Court. He worked as a law clerk during his second and third years of law school with Lawton and Cates S.C., in Madison, Wisconsin. He also spent two summers in Los Angeles working for the labor and employment law firm of Schwartz, Steinsapir, Dohrmann & Sommers LLP.
- Wisconsin Bar Association
- Outagamie County Bar Association
His presentations include:
- "Non-Union Employers Beware: The NLRB Is Targeting You," Hinshaw's Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, October 2015.
- "Employment Agreements: Providing Certainty During and After an Employment Relationship," Hinshaw's Annual Labor & Employment Seminar, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, October 2014.
- "Labor & Employment Law Update," Fox Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Program, Kimberly, Wisconsin, October 2013.
- "The NLRB's Expanding Agenda," Sterling Education Services Labor and Employment Law 2013 Seminar, Green Bay, Wisconsin, January 2013.
- “Labor Law Update,” Fox Valley Chapter, Society for Human Resource Management, October 2012.
- Whistle while you work… on getting dressed: Wisconsin Supreme Court rules Hormel employees to be paid for time putting on clothing and safety gear
- Sixth Circuit: Despite Misconduct, Terminating Complaining Employee Still a Problem under Section Seven
- EEOC Retains Subpoena Power even after Complainants' Private Lawsuit was Dismissed
- Employer not Obligated to Substitute paid Disability Leave for Unpaid Leave under Wisconsin FMLA if Employee does not Qualify as Disabled Under Plan
- Corporate Franchisor may be Liable for Harassment of Franchisee even if Unnamed in EEOC Charge
- Sixth Circuit Rules that Revised Arbitration Agreement did not Apply to Pending Class Action
- Court Finds Volunteer Firefighters to be “Employees” for the Purpose of Determining Eligibility Under FMLA/FLSA
Employment Law Observer
- April 4, 2016
- June 1, 2015
- March 2, 2015
- November 3, 2014
- October 1, 2014
- May 1, 2014
- December 2, 2013
- September 3, 2013
Jonathan enjoys endurance sports, including marathons, ultramarathons and duathlons. He has participated in several local races, including Tour of America’s Dairyland, Race the Lake and the Fox Cities Marathon. He also enjoys golf, tennis and cross country skiing.
- Community Clothes Closet, Board Member
- University of Wisconsin Law School’s Legal Information Center, Volunteer
- Unemployment Insurance Appeals Clinic, Past Volunteer
J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2010
B.S., with high honors, Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2007