ATTORNEYS - TREAVER K. HODSON

 To contact Mr. Hodson: Main 916.442.3552 thodson@pkwhlaw.com

To contact Mr. Hodson:
Main 916.442.3552
thodson@pkwhlaw.com


Employment History

  • Palmer Kazanjian
    Wohl Hodson LLP – 2000 to Present

  • Littler Mendelson – 1995-2000

Emphasis

  • National Labor Relations Board Representation

  • Unfair Labor Practices

  • Union Organizing

  • Collective Bargaining

  • Labor Contract Grievances and Arbitrations

  • Employment Law Litigation

  • Harassment and Discrimination

  • Workplace Violence

  • Employee Leave Laws

  • Evaluations, Discipline and Termination

  • Confidentiality and Trade Secrets

  • Employment Contracts

  • Wage-and-Hour

Treaver K. Hodson, partner

Practice Focus

Mr. Hodson brings over 20 years’ experience in advising executive management, in-house corporate legal counsel, labor relations administrators, and human resource professionals.  His legal practice includes offering management counsel and legal advice for compliance with all areas of employment and labor law, including employment hiring and recruitment, performance and incentive compensation, discipline and termination decisions, employment policies and handbook provisions, executive employment agreements, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution agreements, trade secret and confidentiality agreements, workplace misconduct investigations, drug and alcohol testing, employment background checks, employee privacy, governmental and administrative audits and assessments, protected leaves of absence, workplace safety, employee benefits, prevention of union organizing, wage and hour compliance, management training, and various other employment related state and federal laws and regulations.

Mr. Hodson has also represented management before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in all aspects of employment law litigation. His representation has included such areas of expertise as wrongful termination, unlawful discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, workplace violence, leaves of absence, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract and defamation. His expertise includes assertive use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for to find solutions, including formal and informal arbitration and mediation.

Mr. Hodson also represents management in all aspects of labor law before the National Labor Relations Board and similar state agencies including representation elections, unfair labor practice charges and hearings, collective bargaining negotiations, contract arbitrations and picketing and strikes.

Professional Activities

Mr. Hodson is a member of the Labor and Employment Law sections of the state and county bar associations. He is licensed to practice law in California and Utah. 

Mr. Hodson has published a law review comment regarding application of federal discrimination laws to religious entities. He is a regular contributing author and lead editor of numerous articles on trending labor and employment law issues. 

Mr. Hodson is a regular guest speaker at professional seminars and forums regarding various management and human resource topics, including prohibited harassment training, workplace investigations, successful management of the employment relationship, alternative dispute resolution, and innovative compliance with the myriad regulations and legal obligations that beset employers and management in California.

Professional Affiliations

  • President, BYU Management Society, Sacramento Chapter

  • President, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Sacramento Chapter

  • Sacramento Area Human Resource Association

  • Folsom Chamber of Commerce

Education

Mr. Hodson graduated from J. Reuben Clark Law School (Brigham Young University) with honors in 1995 where he received the Hugh B. Brown Barristers Award and was Note & Comment Editor for the Brigham Young University Law Review. Mr. Hodson earned a degree in English with minors in Philosophy and Spanish from Brigham Young University in 1992.