Jackson Lewis LLP

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Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis, dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with 750 attorneys practicing in 52 locations nationwide. We have a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Planning and Counseling; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits Counseling and Litigation; Immigration; Labor and Preventive Practices; General Employment Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety and Health and Corporate Diversity Counseling. In addition, Jackson Lewis provides advice nationally in other workplace law areas, including: Reductions in Force, WARN Act; Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management; International Employment Issues; Management Education; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Representation; Government Relations; Collegiate and Professional Sports; and Privacy, Social Media and Information Management.

For the 11th consecutive year, Jackson Lewis has been recognized for delivering client service excellence to the world’s largest corporations, once again earning a spot on the BTI Client Service A-Team. Jackson Lewis has also been recognized by in-house counsel in a comprehensive survey by BTI Consulting Group as both a “Powerhouse” and “Standout” in employment litigation. In addition, Jackson Lewis is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms,” and is recognized by Chambers and Legal 500. As an “AmLaw 100” firm, Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 6,500 litigations and approximately 415 class actions. And finally, Jackson Lewis is a charter member of L & E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance currently of 15 workplace law firms in 15 countries.


A Firm Commitment
Jackson Lewis is committed to providing pro bono representation in the various communities where we practice. We believe that, in a profession dedicated to achieving justice, it is our duty to help ensure all individuals have equal access to legal representation, regardless of their means. Pro bono activities also provide invaluable legal training and experience and foster a greater awareness of the diversity of people in the community, the problems they face, and the creative ways those problems can be addressed.

As a firm, we expect all of our attorneys to render at least fifty hours of pro bono legal services per year. A pro bono coordinator assists attorneys in each of our regional offices across the country in identifying pro bono projects. Our attorneys approach pro bono engagements with the same Jackson Lewis standards of professionalism and service as billable work. Jackson Lewis also encourages nonlegal community service, such as participation on non-profit boards.

Representative Matters
Jackson Lewis attorneys have handled a wide range of pro bono projects, ranging from representing individuals seeking political asylum in the United States to homeless veterans seeking disability benefits. We partner with our corporate clients to provide legal services and employment law training to public interest organizations. The firm also supports numerous organizations that provide pro bono services, including the Pro Bono Partnership, which provides non-profit organizations in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York with free, expert business legal advice they cannot otherwise afford.

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