Brain Gain Hawaii


Jeff Harris is a name partner, managing director and vice president of Torkildson, Katz, Moore, Hetherington & Harris. He helps employers prevent, defend against and resolve all kinds of labor and employment law claims. He’s been doing the same thing in Hawaii for more than 36 years.

Jeffrey S. Harris represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has over 36 years of experience.

Mr. Harris advises management to:
(a) Comply with all wages and hour, employee benefit, leave and prevailing wage laws;
(b) Avoid discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower and failure to accommodate claims;
(c) Manage labor relations according federal law about elections, negotiations, strikes and picketing;
(d) Maintain the workplace according to safety and health and substance abuse law;
(e) Effectively protect trade secrets and investment in training employees and
(f) Comply with notice and other requirements applicable to business sales.

Mr. Harris has successfully resolved many cases involving each above area, by discussion, settlement, administrative decision, motion practice, jury verdict or opinion on appeal. He has helped effectively negotiate several collective bargaining agreements, serving as spokesperson, member or advisor to the team.