Jason Resnick
Western Growers, Vice President & General Counsel

Jason Resnick joined Western Growers in 2003 as a staff attorney. Today as Vice President and General Counsel, he has responsibility for overseeing the organization’s legal affairs.  Jason works closely with the Western Growers executive team on legal, business and policy matters and he has primary staff responsibility for the Western Growers Labor Committee.

Prior to joining Western Growers, Jason was a litigator at a prominent Orange County law firm. His litigation experience includes trying jury and bench trials, administrative proceedings before state and federal agencies, and drafting appellate briefs to the California Supreme Court and state and federal courts of appeal.

Jason is a frequent speaker and magazine contributor on employment law and ag labor availability issues. He serves on the board of directors for the Agricultural Personnel Management Association (APMA) and is a past co-chair of the Agribusiness Committee of the State Bar of California.

Jason received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine and his JD from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Contact information

Contact Email:
jresnick@wga.com
949-885-2253

Articles by Jason Resnick

Nov 21, 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Arizona and California) has revived a claim for immigration and travel expenses brought by H-2A harvest workers who claim that costs they incurred in procuring employment and travel to the United States dropped their pay below the minimum wage du

Oct 31, 2013

In a striking and potentially significant move, the California Agriculture Labor Relations Board (ALRB) reversed the decision of one of its regional directors that would have blocked Gerawan farm workers from holding an election to determine whether they would be represented by the United Farm Wo

Sep 05, 2013

The chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Cal/OSHA, Ellen Widess, has resigned her post, effective immediately.   The resignation comes mid-term into her appointment within Governor Jerry Brown’s Administration and so far, no official reason has been given for her resignation.

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