Jason M. Shinn is an employment attorney and guest writer for PayScale. He is also the founder and managing attorney of Shinn Legal, PLC. Jason has represented public and private companies since 2001 when it comes to complying with federal and Michigan employment laws. He also routinely defends employers in federal and state agency investigations, as well as against lawsuits involving employment discrimination, non-compete enforcement, and related employment disputes. Jason uses his employment law experience to publish the Michigan Employment Law Advisor, a popular employment law blog that covers Michigan and federal employment law issues. He is also a frequent speaker, including for the Michigan Institute of Continuing Education and attorney bar associations. You can follow Jason on Twitter, @jason_shinn, where he actively shares insight and important issues that affect the workplace.