|University ||Siena College, B.S., Marketing/Management, 2000|
|Law School||Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2003 Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, recipient, Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship, student law clerk, New York State Supreme Court, County of Nassau, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, co-author, student note about litigating cases under the Americans with Disabilities Act|
|Admitted||2004, New York and U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 2006, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; 2007, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York; 2008, U.S. District Court, District Connecticut; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2013, U.S. Supreme Court|
bar & professional association memberships
New York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Matthew H. Woodard is a Shareholder in the White Plains, New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Woodard represents employers in a variety of litigation matters in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. He also counsels management and human resources professionals on compliance with employment laws and related issues.
Mr. Woodard received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management from Siena College in 2000 and a Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law in 2003. During 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.
Selected Seminars and Other 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).
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Editor-in-Chief, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal (Volume 20)
•Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship Recipient (2002)
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]
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