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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Legal and Employment

Specialty Focus: Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, Investigation, Whistle Blowing, Compliance, Ethics, Wrongful Termination, Human Resources, Misconduct, Employment, Privacy

Education: AB with Distinction, Stanford University; JD, Case Western Reserve University

Years in Practice: 40+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 40+


Additional Information

Jan Duffy has been retained as a management practices expert witness by both plaintiffs and defendants in more than 800 employment, compliance, business conduct, intellectual property, and tort lawsuits, arbitrations, and mediations. She has testified on more than 200 occasions in state and federal court in California and elsewhere in the US. Described as a “pioneer” in workplace privacy as well as internal investigations, and prevention and correction of compliance violations, Jan has engaged in archival scholarly research both as an academic and a professional, having authored more than 50 articles, reports, book chapters, and videotapes. As a management consultant, she has worked with clients in technology, health care, legal and financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, mining, retail, telecommunications, hospitality, entertainment, transportation, education and law enforcement among other industries. Jan has presented hundreds of seminars and training programs on harassment, discrimination, and retaliation prevention and correction, internal investigations, privacy, and business conduct, and compliance and ethics. She has been active in professional organizations in the fields of law, human resources, and compliance and ethics both nationally and internationally.