Jonathan Hicks

Senior Counsel, Employment Law


Jon focuses on domestic employment advice and counsel for Netflix, inc. He also manages the company’s employment litigation. Before Netflix, Jon was senior corporate counsel at Cadence Design Systems, Inc., where Jon advised and counseled the company on employment issues and managed the company’s litigation. Before Cadence, Jon practiced at Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc. in its litigation and employment groups. He focused on litigating for and counseling large to mid-size Silicon Valley companies on matters including: trade-secret protection, employee discipline, investigations, discrimination, executive employee agreements, tax matters and advocacy, employment class-actions and general litigation. Jon litigated cases in state and federal courts; as well as before various governmental agencies. Jon graduated with honors from University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in political science; and the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.