Margaret J. Strange: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Margaret J. Strange

Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Gaming and Hospitality
University Curry College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1985
Law SchoolSuffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1990
Admitted1998, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 1998, New York - S.D. N.Y.; 1991, Connecticut - D. Conn.; 1990, Connecticut

Professional Associations and Activities

Connecticut Bar Association
Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce
Valley Shore YMCA


Margaret (Peggy) J. Strange is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is also the firm's National Client Practice Leader.

Ms. Strange joined Jackson Lewis in 1996. She has a broad area of practice and experience within the firm. Ms. Strange manages national, regional and local client relationships, looking for new and innovative ways to add value and build strategic partnerships with clients with a focus on predictability, strategy and alternative billing arrangements.

She also has an active litigation practice that covers the spectrum of employment litigation, including state and federal claims. Her experience includes both suits by private parties and by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She has handled cases involving claims of race, age, disability, and sex discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour. She has successfully tried cases in state and federal court and prevailed in appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Connecticut Appellate Court.

Ms. Strange also routinely counsels clients on a variety of employment practices including employment contracts, releases, employee handbooks and internal policies and practices. She provides counsel on preventive strategies for employers located around the country. She advises management on personnel matters such as hiring, firing, performance management, internal investigations, and disability accommodation.

Ms. Strange also conducts extensive management training on a variety of topics, including harassment prevention, workplace privacy, effective management, and equal employment opportunity law. Using role playing and recent case law, she develops management training programs tailored to the client's needs.

Honors and Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America 2016
•2016 Best LawyersLawyer of the Year
•Selected by clients as a “Client Service All-Star” in the BTI Consulting Group's 2011 and 2014 surveys. The survey identifies lawyers who demonstrate exceptional legal skills and client focus, deliver outstanding results and superior value, and understand, and share a commitment to achieving, their clients' business and legal objectives.
•National Diversity Council, one of the “Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Connecticut” (2012)
•2015 Connecticut Super Lawyers
•Top 25: 2015 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers

Published Works

• Systemic Gender Discrimination Claims on the Rise, ” Connecticut Law Tribune (January 2011)
•“Using Social Media To Screen Job Candidates, ” Connecticut Law Tribune (July 2010)
• Big Brother Blues: Privacy in the Infotech Age, Connecticut Law Tribune (May 2000)


March 4, 2013

International Women's Day

March 4, 2013

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August 17, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

May 19, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Ranked in 2015 Chambers USA Guide

May 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (May 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 62 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking


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Margaret J. Strange

90 State House Square, 8th Floor
HartfordCT 06103-3708


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