Jason Clagg is a labor and employment lawyer who serves as the vice chair of the firm's education law practice group. Understanding the competitive nature of the marketplace, Jason provides his clients with prompt attention and clear, definitive guidance.
For roughly two decades, Jason has helped employers draft, defend and contest non-compete agreements and addressed the misappropriation of trade secrets throughout the country. In addition to contested matters, he provides daily client counseling, drafts employment agreements and trains personnel on a variety of topics.
With a practice focused exclusively on management interests, Jason routinely represents employers in state and federal court, before administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor (DOL), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and in labor arbitrations. He has also effectively defended employers in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions, unfair labor practice proceedings under the NLRA, and against claims of harassment, discrimination and wrongful discharge.
Further, Jason practices in the specialized area of education law, with a focus on employment and student disability matters. He has represented public and private schools from the elementary to the collegiate level, in numerous courts and administrative settings, including before the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), the Department of Education (DOE) and in special education due process matters. With extensive experience with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Indiana’s Article 7, he regularly trains and advises schools on these laws.
Jason is appreciated for his ability to help clients through stressful and potentially costly situations. Committed to exceeding expectations while coming in at or under budget, his focus is on seeking out efficient and practical solutions.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, National School Boards Association
Member, Council of School Attorneys
Board member, Aboite Girls Basketball League
Former board member, Fort Wayne Cinema Center
The Best Lawyers in America, 2018-2024
Indiana Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2012-2017
Fort Wayne Monthly, Top Lawyer
Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s, Forty Under 40, 2015