PeopleJoshua R. Woodard
Joshua R. Woodard

Joshua R. Woodard

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PeopleJoshua R. Woodard

  • Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1990)
    • Notes and Comments Editor, Southern Methodist University Law Review
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., History, 1986)

  • "U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Salary Threshold Rule, Effective January 1, 2020," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (September 24, 2019)
  • "Proposed Federal Overtime Rule Doesn't Include Automatic Adjustments," Quoted, HR Magazine (March 11, 2019)
  • "Employers Can't Ignore State Overtime Exemption Rules," Quoted, HR Magazine (March 7, 2019)
  • Will a New Federal Overtime Rule Have Multiple Salary Thresholds?” Quoted, HR Magazine (February 25, 2019)
  • "States Push Back on Local Paid-Sick-Leave Laws," Quoted, HR Magazine (October 25, 2018)
  • "Understanding, Recognizing and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace," Co-Presenter, PIHRA Gateway Cities, Cerritos, CA
  • "BYOD," Presenter, HHRA, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Medical Marijuana," Presenter, Lovitt & Touche’ seminar, Tempe, AZ
  • "Employer Mistakes, Avoiding Employee Lawsuits" (Mgmt. Training), Presenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Wage & Hour Master Class," Presenter, BLR, La Jolla, CA
  • "BYOD and Privacy," Presenter, S&W Directors, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Best Employer Practices," Presenter, HCS Cares, Scottsdale, AZ
  • "Leadership Training," Presenter, Scottsdale, AZ
  • "Employment Agreements," Presenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Hot Topics in Employment Law & BYOD," Presenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Best Employer Policies in a BYOD World," Presenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • "The Nuts & Bolts of an Internal Investigation," Presenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • "Understanding Employment Law Issues Applicable to Social Media in Your Workplace," Presenter, EO, Scottsdale, AZ
  • "FLSA: What Every Employer Needs to Know," Presenter, Tempe, AZ
  • "Bring Your Own Device to Work (A Recent Nightmare-Inducing Trend)," Presenter, Arizona Builders' Alliance
  • "California & Federal Wager & Hour Master Class," Presenter, Business & Legal Resources
  • "Recognizing & Preventing Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation," Presenter, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Phoenix Now Prohibits Employers from Discriminating on the Basis of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or Expression, and Disability," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert
  • "Understanding Employment Law Issues Applicable to Social Media in Your Workplace," Presenter, Arizona Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Medical Marijuana – What’s an Employer to Do?," Presenter, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Legal Concerns re Social Networking," Presenter, Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Are Your Employees All 'Atwitter'? Understanding Employment Law Issues Applicable to Social Media in Your Workplace," Co-Author, Focus, ACC America
  • "Legal Concerns re Social Networking," Presenter, Arizona State Bar, E-Commerce Section, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Employer Safeguards for Social Networking," Presenter, The Associated General Contractors of America (“AGC”) Annual HR Professionals Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • "MySpace, YourSpace, WorkPlace: The Rise of Social Media and Its Impact on the Workplace," Presenter, Maricopa County Bar Association, Paralegal Division, Phoenix, Arizona
  • "Social Media in the Workplace: Legal Pitfalls," Presenter, Human Capital Strategies, Tempe, Arizona
  • "Are Your Employees “Atwitter”? Understanding Employment Law Issues Applicable to Social Media in Your Workplace," Presenter, Entrepreneurs Organization, Platinum Forum, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • "Employment Best Practices," Co-Presenter, Financial Executives International (“FEI”), Arizona Chapter
  • "The Fair Labor Standards Act – What Every Employer Needs to Know," Presenter, Entrepreneurs Organization, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • "Top Employer Mistakes," Presenter, Hospitality Human Resource Association
  • "Failing to Prepare, You are Preparing to Fail," Snell & Wilmer
  • "Ethical Challenges: Balancing Business, Your Role, and the Law," Presenter, Maricopa County Bar Association-Paralegal Division
  • "Changes in Labor & Employment Law," Presenter, Arizona Employers' Council
  • "Employment Law Ethical Challenges for In-House Counsel," Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel Ethics Series
  • "Change Management Presentation," Keynote Speaker, McDonald's Corporation
  • "Motivation and Management Training," Keynote Speaker, Federal Express Corporate Seminar

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Employment Law - Management (2016-2020)
  • Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Labor & Employment Law (2010-2011)
  • Arizona's Top Lawyers, AzBusiness Magazine (2008-2010)

  • Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, Litigation Special Counsel (2002-2004), Associate (1990-1993)
  • SWTV Production Services, Inc., Vice President and General Counsel (1996-2002)
  • Cohen and Cotton, P.C., Litigation Associate (1993-1996)
  • Western International University, Instructor (Leadership; Organizational Behavior, Corporate Ethics; Labor Relations; Human Resources Management; Business Law)

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Nevada

  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit