Jeffrey Wohl is chair and a partner of the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Wohl serves as global employment counsel to the firm. He represents major national and regional companies in high technology, biotechnology, financial services, retail, and other industry sectors in the areas of employment litigation and counseling, including individual and class action discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful discharge and privacy cases. Mr. Wohl is an accredited mediator with the Northern District of California. He also serves as a mediator for parties on a private basis.


  • Recognized as a "leading lawyer" in Labor and Employment Disputes by The Legal 500 US
  • Chambers USA, Labor and Employment
  • Elected to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Named as one of the best employment lawyers in Northern California


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1980
  • University of California Berkeley, A.B., 1977



    Engagement & Publications

    • Frequent writer and speaker who has been featured at a wide range of programs for the American Bar Association, the National Employment Law Institute, the Society for Human Resources Management, Practicing Law Institute, California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), and other groups


    • Member of the Board of Directors of United Way of the Bay Area and serves as its General counsel and Chief Ethics Officer
    • Provides pro bono legal services to schools in the Bay Area serving children with special needs

    Practice Areas


    Employment Litigation

    Global Compensation, Benefits, and ERISA

    Employment Counseling and Preventive Advice

    Employment Law




    California Bar


    Harvard Law School, J.D. 1980

    University of California, Berkeley, A.B. 1977

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