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Jesse Young

Jesse Young

Employment Litigation at Kreis Enderle
  • Employment Law
  • Michigan
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Summary

Jesse Young is an employment litigation attorney. As a member of Kreis Enderle’s Business and Employment Group, he represents individuals and businesses involved in serious employment disputes including but not limited to issues of severance negotiations, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing activity, employment contracts, terminations, and compliance.

In addition, Jesse also has extensive experience with – and is probably best known for – handling wage and hour disputes arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and similar state laws. In this regard, he has represented businesses and individuals nationwide dealing with the payment of minimum wages and/or overtime, classification of employees, “off the clock” work, meal breaks, donning and doffing of work equipment, recordkeeping, and other issues peculiar to a wide variety of industries.

Jesse has been appointed to leadership positions in dozens of complex class action litigation matters across the country. In these positions, he has helped secure multi-million dollar recoveries in class actions involving thousands of plaintiffs.

Jesse’s dynamic practice has taken him around the country to represent his clients. He has briefed and argued cases in Michigan state courts, the Michigan Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and dozens of federal U.S. District Courts nationwide. He has also attended several arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Class Action
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
6th Circuit
U.S. District Court of Colorado
U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan
U.S. District Court of Western Michigan
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Sommers Schwartz, P.C.
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Owner
Young Residential Builders
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Education
Western Michigan University
J.D. (2009)
Awards
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - Employment Law
American Society for Legal Advocates
Up & Coming Lawyers
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan # P72614
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Current
National Employment Lawyers Association
Current
American Association for Justice
Current
Kalamazoo County Bar Association
Current
Speaking Engagements
Proving an “Off the Clock” Case Without Documentary Evidence, Advanced Wage and Hour Seminar, Park City, Utah
Ohio Association for Justice
Who is the Employer and Who is an Employee? Recent Legal Developments Defining the Workforce in the Gig Economy, State Bar, Detroit, Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
Fair Labor Standards Act Update - Annual, Labor & Employment Institute, Plymouth, Michigan
Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Certifications
Residential Builders License
State of Michigan
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kreis Enderle Employment Law
Social Media
Contact & Map
Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C.
8225 Moorsbridge
P.O. Box 4010
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-4010
USA
Toll-Free: (269) 321-2311
Fax: (269) 324-3010