- Managing Partner: Patrick L Vaccaro
- Number of partners: 367
- Number of other lawyers: 321
Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis, dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the US,with almost 700 attorneys practicing in 49 locations nationwide. 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 of Fortune 1000 companies after a comprehensive survey, as ‘the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles.’ 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 US 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 5000 litigations and approximately 300 class actions. And finally, Jackson Lewis is a charter member of L & E Global Employers’ CounselWorldwide, an alliance currently of 12 workplace law firms in 12 countries. Additional information about Jackson Lewis can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm has a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Planning and Counseling; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation and Executive Compensation; Global Immigration; Labor, including Preventive Practices; Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Non-Competes & Protection Against Unfair Competition; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety Compliance 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, including e-Based Training; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Issues; Government Relations; Collegiate and Professional Sports; and Privacy, Social Media and Information Management.
Affirmative Action & OFCCP Diversity Planning & Counseling:
Contact: Mickey Silberman
Class Actions & Complex Litigation:
Contact: William Anthony
Complex ERISA Litigation:
Contact: Ashley Abel, René Thorne
Corporate Diversity Counseling:
Contact: Weldon Latham
Disability, Leave & Health Management:
Contact: Frank Alvarez
Contact: Brett Anders, Ralph Losey
Contact: Michael Jacobster
Contact: Bruce Schwartz
Contact: William Manning, Sean Hanagan
Labor including Preventive Practices:
Contact: Philip Rosen
Contact: Vincent Cino
Non-Competes & Protection Against Unfair Competition:
Contact: Robert Fischer, Cliff Atlas
Wage & Hour Compliance:
Contact: Paul DeCamp
Workplace Safety Compliance:
Contact: Bradford Hammock
Clients: Jackson Lewis represents a wide range of companies in a variety of industries including but not limited to: automotive, banking, construction, education, energy, financial services, government, healthcare, hospitality, insurance, manufacturing, non-profit, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail and transportation.