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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.224.5858

Naomi Haslitt

Partner

Naomi Haslitt is a partner on the firm’s employment law and labor relations and education law practice teams. Naomi advises and defends public and private employers in all areas of employment and labor law. She regularly counsels employers on day-to-day personnel issues and provides training to managers and employers. Naomi’s practice focuses on defending claims for employment discrimination, disability discrimination and accommodation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour, as well as other tort claims, in litigation and administrative agency proceedings. Naomi has obtained defense verdicts and decisions in numerous trials and arbitrations. She also represents both private and public employers on traditional labor issues, including arbitrating grievances, addressing unfair-labor-practice charges, and advising on collective bargaining agreements and the collective bargaining process.

Naomi’s practice also focuses on advising public and private higher education institutions and public school districts on employment, accommodation issues arising under state and federal law, student, and other federal and state compliance issues. In addition to educational institutions, Naomi’s clients span many industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, retail organizations, and financial institutions.

Representative Experience

Won a jury verdict after a four-day trial defeating all claims arising from plaintiff's termination of employment. Plaintiff alleged that he had been discriminated and retaliated against for utilizing the workers' compensation system after an injury on the job.
Our client (the employer) won a unanimous jury verdict in a case brought by plaintiff, a disabled worker, for discrimination and retaliation in her employment. The judgment was affirmed by the Oregon Court of Appeals.
Favorable decisions from Bureau of Labor and Industries/Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for various public entities (including school districts) and private employers.
Obtained decision for employer in employee grievance arising from contract interpretation dispute.
Obtained directed verdict for a school district at trial on negligence claim arising from alleged student-on-student bullying.