Felice B. Ekelman

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone(212) 545-4000

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
University Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1982
Law SchoolAlbany Law School, J.D., 1985
Admitted1986, New York; 2010, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

bar & professional association memberships

New York Women's Bar Association


Felice B. Ekelman is a Shareholder in the New York City office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Since joining Jackson Lewis in 1985, Ms. Ekelman has been engaged exclusively in the practice of labor and employment law on behalf of management, and has represented employers in federal and state courts, and before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, and other federal, state and city administrative agencies. Ms. Ekelman's litigation experience includes employment law jury and bench trials and appellate arguments before state and federal courts. She has represented employers in hundreds of employment and labor arbitrations involving commission and compensation disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants collective bargaining contract interpretation issues and termination disputes. Ms. Ekelman's traditional labor law experience includes representation of both unionized and union free employers. For clients with bargaining relationships she negotiates collective bargaining agreements, represents clients in arbitrations, in litigation involving Taft Hartley fund disputes and litigation under the LMRA.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition, 2009-2013

• Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

• New York Women's Bar Association - Board of Directors

• Member, National Advisory Council, The Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University

• Legal Momentum, Board of Advisors

• Selected as one of New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers

• 2013 Client Choice Award in US Employment and Labour

• 2013 Client Choice Award in Employment and Labor, New York


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Office Information

Felice B. Ekelman

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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