5260 N. Palm Avenue
Fresno, CA 93704
Darin Jones assists school districts and county offices of education in navigating the requirements of the Education Code, Public Records Act, the Brown Act, and conflict of interest laws. Mr. Jones represents public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination, and advice on reasonable accommodation and wage and hour requirements. He is fluent in Spanish.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jones served as in-house litigation counsel with a Fortune 50 global enterprise technology company in Palo Alto, California, advising his client on labor and employment matters and commercial disputes.
Mr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Gonzaga University, where he majored in music and minored in classical civilizations. He received a Fred L. & Elizabeth J. Hanson Scholarship and was a member of the National Honors Society for Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Mr. Jones also earned a Master of Music degree from University of Washington School of Music, where he was awarded Monserrat Alavedra and Helen A. Reynolds Endowed Scholarships and performed leading roles in several opera productions.
Mr. Jones earned his Juris Doctor from University of Washington School of Law. He served as Managing Editor of the Washington Law Review, a member of the Moot Court Honor Board, and President of the Parents Attending Law School organization. His honors include winning the 1L Mock Trial Competition and the 1L Appellate Advocacy Competition and receiving Edmund Hillary, Lehan K. Tunks, and Paul G. Van Wagenen Scholarships. During law school, Mr. Jones held externships with the Honorable James L. Robart of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington and with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
A Shifting Landscape for Shifting Fees: Attorney-Fee Awards in Patent Suits after Octane and Highmark, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 505 (2015)