Thought Leader Q&A With Jonathan Segal: Legal Issues in the Workplace

Jonathan A. Segal is a partner at Duane Morris LLP in the Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group. He is also the managing principal of the Duane Morris Institute. The Duane Morris Institute provides training for human resource professionals, in-house counsel, benefits administrators and managers at Duane Morris, at client sites and by way of webinar on myriad employment, labor, benefits and immigration matters. Jonathan has served intermittently as a consultant to the Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C., providing training on employment issues to federal judges around the country. In this capacity, he has been a featured speaker at conferences for Chief United States District Judges.

Jonathan also has provided training on harassment on behalf of the EEOC as well as providing training on diversity to members of the United States intelligence agencies.
Jonathan is also frequently a featured speaker at national, state and local human resource, business and legal conferences, including conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management, the Pennsylvania State Chamber of Business and Industry and the Association of Corporate Counsel-America ("ACCA"). He consistently has been one of the top-rated speakers at numerous SHRM National Conferences, including SHRM's Annual Conference, Diversity Conference and Employment Law and Legislative Conference.
Jonathan also lectures regularly on gender bias in organizations at the University of Pennsylvania's Masters Program in Organizational Dynamics.
Jonathan has been cited as a national authority on employment issues in articles in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, CNN Online, Business Week, Money and, among others.
Jonathan hosted a television special on sexual harassment, The Sexual Harassment Quiz. The special, which was based on a supervisory training exercise Jonathan developed, has been broadcast on more than 200 PBS stations throughout the country.
Jonathan provides legal counsel to public and private, secular and sectarian, colleges and universities. He also has been a featured speaker at NACUA and CUPA conferences. Jonathan is the Legislative Director for the PA State Council of SHRM, Inc. In this role, Jonathan spearheads grassroots advocacy efforts either in support of or in opposition to proposed legislation affecting the employer-employee relationship.
Jonathan has published more than 150 articles on employment issues. A contributing editor to HR Magazine, he has published more than 100 articles for the magazine. Jonathan also is a frequent contributor to Fortune and BusinessWeek.