Jackson Lewis P.C.
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150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2500
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About this office:
Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm's wide range of practice areas provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship.
Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.
Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers' Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Affirmative Action and OFCCP Planning and Counseling; Corporate Diversity 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 and e-Discovery; Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety Compliance.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Federal Court Rejects EEOC Concept of Race, Upholds Employer’s Dreadlock Ban
Paul A. Patten,Michelle E. Phillips,Melanie I. Stewart, September 28, 2016
An employer’s ban on dreadlocks and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s willingness to file a lawsuit to vindicate an employee’s rights has opened a legal debate on the meaning of “race” under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Year Established: 1958