Matthew H. Woodard is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in a variety of litigation matters in federal and state courts and administrative agencies.
Mr. Woodard also counsels management and human resources professionals on compliance with employment laws and related issues.
While attending law school, Mr. Woodard was elected Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, attended the National Institute for Trial Advocacy Trial Techniques Program, and was a recipient of the Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship. He served as a student law clerk in New York State Supreme Court, County of Nassau, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He also co-authored a student note about litigating cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
• A Call for Clarification: Achieving a Uniform Proof Structure in Reasonable Accommodation Cases Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal (Fall 2003) [Co-Author]
Speeches and Presentations
•The Electronic Landscape: Challenges and Significant Legal Issues for Employers (6/10/11)
•The In's & Out's of Unemployment Law: A Mock Unemployment Insurance Hearing (10/27/09)
•Effectively Handling a Charge of Discrimination, Including Charges Before the “New” Division of Human Rights (2/12/08)
•Creating a Strategic Partnership with your Information Technology Department to Meet Today's Human Resources Challenges (11/8/07)
•Old Regulations - New Regulations: Who's Exempt Now? (6/7/07)
•Workplace Wellness Meets Employment Law: Eat Your Veggies or Else? (6/16/06)