Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C. is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with more than 950 attorneys in major cities nationwide. We have a wide-range of specialised practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Planning and Counseling; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits Counseling and Litigation; Global Immigration; Labour, including 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 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; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Representation; Government Relations; Collegiate and Professional Sports; and Privacy, Social Media and Information Management.
Jackson Lewis is consistently recognised for delivering client service excellence to the world’s largest corporations by industry insiders. Jackson Lewis has also been recognised by in-house counsel of Fortune 1000 companies following 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 Labour and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labour Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms,” and is recognised by Chambers and The 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.
What they say
Highly respected firm with offices in over 55 locations and an extensive bench with experience in the full range of labour and employment matters including class actions, wage and hour disputes and workplace training. Its partners frequently represent private and public corporations, including Fortune 500 companies. Regularly undertakes collective bargaining work for employers with unionised workplaces. Also noted for its expertise in matters at the intersection of insurance law and employment law, acting as defense counsel for the bulk of major insurance carriers writing policies for US employment law risks. A source reports: “They have a terrific team that stands out for being able to listen to what the client wants.” Interviewees highlight the firm’s deep bench and “scope of knowledge and responsiveness” as particular strengths.
– Chambers and Partners