Gregory Jacob

Partner

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Gregory Jacob

Partner

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Greg Jacob represents financial services companies including banks, investment managers, health care payors, and insurers, as well as other employers, in class action and other litigation concerning ERISA and other labor and employment matters. A former Solicitor of Labor, Greg has extensive knowledge on a wide variety of labor and employment issues including ERISA, FLSA, OFCCP, and whistleblower law. He regularly litigates in federal courts throughout the country, defends clients against Department of Labor investigations, and provides counseling to plans and plan sponsors.

Prior to rejoining O’Melveny in 2021, Greg served as Counsel to Vice President Pence and Deputy Assistant to the President. He directly advised the Vice President on all legal issues relating to the Office of the Vice President, and advised the White House Coronavirus Task Force concerning the Defense Production Act and other legal issues related to bolstering the domestic supply chain.

Contributions

Deep Dive Episode 199 – Pass or Fail? Grading the NLRB, EEOC, and DoL

September 28, 2021

An expert panel debates the recent performance of three labor-focused regulatory bodies.

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Pass or Fail?: Grading the NLRB, EEOC, and DoL

September 28, 2021

An expert panel debates the recent performance of three labor-focused regulatory bodies.

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Deep Dive Episode 74 – A Discussion on Current Department of Labor Priorities

October 17, 2019

This episode, moderated by former Solicitor of Labor Gregory Jacob, features a discussion with Cheryl Stanton, head of DOL’s Wage and Hour Division, and Jonathan Berry, head of its regulatory policy shop, about how President Trump’s Department of Labor is stewarding the responsibilities that have been entrusted to its care.

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