Joseph J. Lynett: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Joseph J. Lynett

Shareholder
White Plains,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone(914) 328-0404

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Practice Areas

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
     
    University University of Chicago, A.B., 1991
     
    Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, J.D., 1995 Articles Editor, Brooklyn Journal of Law & Policy
     
    Admitted1999, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 2014, Michigan - W.D. Mich.; 1996, New York; 1996, New York - S.D. N.Y.; 1996, New York - E.D. N.Y.
     
    Born1968
     
    Biography

    Joseph J. Lynett is a Shareholder in the White Plains, New York office and a member and regional coordinator of the Firm's Disability, Leave and Health Management Practice Group, which assists employers, businesses and educational institutions in meeting the legal and practical challenges posed by federal and state laws protecting injured and ill employees, as well as disabled students and members of the public.

    Mr. Lynett defends employers, business and educational institutions in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, and the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education involving claims of disability discrimination arising under federal, state and local law, including Title I and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, and analogous state and local disability discrimination and public accommodation laws.

    Maintaining an active counseling practice, Mr. Lynett provides imaginative and creative solutions to the complex array of workplace disability and health management issues faced by both large and small companies. Mr. Lynett counsels clients with the goal of either avoiding litigation entirely or improving outcomes before administrative agencies, courts and juries.

    A significant amount of Mr. Lynett's counseling involves assisting clients in conducting an individualized assessment required by a growing number of federal and state laws. These efforts include helping employers effectively communicate with employees and medical providers in an effort to evaluate potential risks to health and safety posed by employee injuries or illnesses. In an area of law in which there often are few bright lines, Mr. Lynett attempts to develop practical and constructive solutions.

    Mr. Lynett is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School where he was Articles Editor of theJournal of Law & Policy and received a B.A. from The University of Chicago. He is admitted to practice law in New York and to the bars of the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern of New York, the District of Connecticut, Western District of Michigan and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

    Published Works

    Articles

    Website Accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act published in American Bar Association (June 2013) [Co-Author with John Snyder]

    Call To Duty: An Employer's Obligation to Military Service Personnel Pro Bono Partnership (January 2003) [Author]

    Trends In Alternative Dispute Resolution Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (October 2002) [Co-Author]

     
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    Office Information

    Joseph J. Lynett

    44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
    White PlainsNY 10601




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