Marjorie Kaye, Jr. is a Principal in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She began her legal career as a criminal defense trial attorney and has continued as a trial attorney, specializing in the area of employment law since 1995.
Ms. Kaye has extensive federal and state court litigation experience in the area of employment law and practices, and she practices as well before administrative agencies and arbitration forums. Ms. Kaye represents clients on a local and national basis in matters involving sexual harassment, age, race and national origin discrimination, non-compete covenants, breach of employment contracts, and wrongful discharge.
Ms. Kaye teaches seminars on various employment topics, including sexual harassment training, diversity training, defending charges before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, including investigations of employee complaints and Best Employment Practices. As part of her practice and, in conjunction with Jackson Lewis' advocacy of preventative strategies, Ms. Kaye advises clients in the appropriate procedures to discipline and terminate employees to avoid subsequent litigation and, when necessary, is trial counsel for clients should they face a lawsuit.
Honors and Recognitions
•Lawyer's Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-Profits (2011)
•InMotion Commitment to Justice Award (2012)
In the News
February 12, 2015
Marjorie Kaye Discusses Tips for Managing Workplace Romances
February 12, 2015
Marjorie Kaye is quoted in Law 360's 5 Ways Employers Can Avoid Office Romance Woes.
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report
Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds Continued Employment Not Sufficient Consideration for Non-Compete
May 22, 2014
In a case of “first impression”, The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has ruled that a restrictive covenant entered into after employment has already commenced is unenforceable if not supported by separate valuable consideration. Socko v. Mid-Atlantic Systems of CPA, Inc., No. 1223 MDA 2013.
By Marjorie N. Kaye