John H. Haney is a Los Angeles labor and employment attorney, and a member of Holland & Knight's Labor, Employment and Benefits Group. Mr. Haney has represented employers in a variety of matters involving wage and hour compliance, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, unfair labor practices, leave and reasonable accommodation laws, workers' compensation, employee/independent contractor classification, exempt/nonexempt employee classification, trade secret misappropriation, government agency investigations, internal investigations, class actions, representative actions, and occupational safety and health regulations. He has conducted harassment/discrimination/retaliation prevention trainings, and has drafted employee handbooks, settlement agreements, severance agreements, trade secret protection agreements, arbitration agreements, and other employment agreements and policies.

Also a member of the firm's Native American Law Group, Mr. Haney has advised tribes regarding various employment issues such as the applicability of state and federal employment laws to tribes.

During law school, Mr. Haney served as an extern for Judge S. James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and as a student clerk for the Hualapai and Hopi Tribal Appellate Courts. Mr. Haney also served as the president of the UCLA Native American Law Students Association.

Mr. Haney is a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and is chair of the firm’s Native American Affinity Group.


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D.
  • Columbia University, B.A.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • California Indian Law Association, Board of Directors, 2016-2019


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