- Class Actions and Complex Litigation
- General Employment Litigation
- Management and Employee Training
- Wage and Hour
|University ||State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1994|
|Law School||Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1997 Articles Editor, Hofstra Labor Law Journal|
|Admitted||2008, U.S. Supreme Court; 2003, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 2000, Connecticut - D. Conn.; 1998, New York; 1998, New York - N.D. N.Y.; 1998, New York - S.D. N.Y.; 1998, New York - W.D. N.Y.; 2000, New York - E.D. N.Y.|
bar & professional association memberships
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Jonathan M. Kozak is a Shareholder in the White Plains office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Kozak is an employment law litigator. He defends employers in a variety of state and federal employment matters in court and before government agencies. He has litigated matters before government agencies, and in state and federal courts involving claims of unlawful harassment, discrimination, retaliation, invasion of privacy, breach of contract, and discrimination in places of public accommodations. Mr. Kozak also represents clients in cases alleging class-wide claims for unpaid wages and overtime under the federal and state wage-hour laws.
In addition to litigation, Mr. Kozak works with clients to avoid or minimize the risk of workplace legal issues, claims and lawsuits. Mr. Kozak also counsels clients to develop strategies to address existing exposure to wage-hour liability, and implement policies and procedures to reduce or eliminate potential future liability.
Mr. Kozak has been with Jackson Lewis since 1996, when he joined the firm as a Summer Associate. Mr. Kozak received his undergraduate degree from Binghamton University (B.A. 1994), and his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1997). While in law school, Mr. Kozak served as an Articles Editor on the Hofstra Labor Law Journal.
Articles Claims of Retaliation Continue to Increase
The National Law Journal 23.13 (November 20, 2000) [Co-Author] The Proposed Modifications to Federal Discovery Rules Do Not Disparately Impact Plaintiffs
Journal of Employment Discrimination Law (CCH, Inc.) 2.2 (Spring 2000) [Co-Author] The NLRB's Proposed Rule on the Appropriatness of Single Location Bargaining Units: Clarity and Predictability, but has Anything Changed?
Hofstra Labor Law Journal 14 (Fall 1996) [Author]
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
New York Employers Relieved of Annual Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice Requirement
Jeffrey W. Brecher,Felice B. Ekelman,Richard I. Greenberg,Jonathan M. Kozak,Noel P. Tripp, February 26, 2015
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.5885-B) on December 29, 2014, eliminating New York’s annual wage notice requirement (mandating a written notice of pay rates and other information during the month of January to all employees, regardless of the timing of pay increases or...
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