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John Ashby

Partner
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5200
EMAIL   jashby@hawleytroxell.com
John Ashby
 

John Ashby is a partner in the firm’s employment and litigation groups. John represents employers in administrative proceedings and litigation involving claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and fair labor standard practices. He also advises employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws and conducts management training in a variety of employment-related topics. He has represented clients in a broad range of litigation in state and federal courts throughout Idaho and before the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Honorable Stephen S. Trott, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Boise, Idaho.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, summa cum laude, 2004

Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review

UNDERGRADUATE: Boise State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Community Activities

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2013-2015

Treasure Valley YMCA, Board Member, Human Resources Committee Member

 


John Ashby

John Ashby

Partner
PHONE   208.344.6000
FAX   208.954.5200
EMAIL   jashby@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

John Ashby is a partner in the firm’s employment and litigation groups. John represents employers in administrative proceedings and litigation involving claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and fair labor standard practices. He also advises employers on compliance with federal and state employment laws and conducts management training in a variety of employment-related topics. He has represented clients in a broad range of litigation in state and federal courts throughout Idaho and before the Idaho Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Practice Areas

Clerkship

Honorable Stephen S. Trott, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Boise, Idaho.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, summa cum laude, 2004

Articles Editor, Arizona Law Review

UNDERGRADUATE: Boise State University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Community Activities

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2013-2015

Treasure Valley YMCA, Board Member, Human Resources Committee Member

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions

Arizona Bar Association

Idaho Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section (Chairperson, 2012-2013)

Human Resources Association of Treasure Valley

Accomplishments

Idaho Business Reviews, Accomplished 40 Under 40 award recipient, 2013


Articles & Publications

Articles & Presentations

Ada County Employer Association, Disabilities in the Workplace, January 2016

National Business Institute, Human Resources Law from Start to Finish,
November 2015

Snake River SHRM Chapter, Dealing with the Problem Employee, October 2015

Snake River SHRM Chapter, Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations,
June 2015

Idaho Business Review, “Is Using Social Media in a Hiring Decision Worth the Risk?”, January 2015

The Advocate, EEOC Enforcement Guidance Expands Protections Against Pregnancy Discrimination, January 2015

Women’s Business Center of Idaho, Employment Law for Business Owners,
June 2014

Idaho Society of Association Executives, Legal Implications of Social Media in the Workplace, April 2014

The Advocate, Employers Should Assess the Legal Risks Before Hiring a Competitor’s Employees, February 2014

Association of Corporate Counsel, Hiring a Competitor’s Employees, November 2013

Southern Idaho Compensation and Benefits Association, Social Media in the Workplace, September 2013