Rebecca M. McCloskey is an Associate in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. McCloskey's practice focuses on employment litigation in federal and state courts and administrative forums in a variety of subject matters, including discrimination, retaliation and harassment based on gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy and religion. She has also worked on matters involving unemployment insurance benefits, non-competition agreements, and classification of employees under wage/hour laws.
Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. McCloskey spent eight years as a general commercial litigator working on matters as diverse as patent infringement and subprime mortgage fraud.
Employment Class and Collective Actions
Uber-Frustrating: Tips to Facilitate Approval of Settlements of Class Actions
August 10, 2016
On April 21, 2016, Uber tried to buy its peace from two class actions in a $100 million settlement with 385, 000 putative class members. See O'Connor v. Uber Technologies Inc., 3:13-cv-03826 (N.D. Cal.); Yucesoy v. Uber Technologies Inc., 3:15-cv-00262 (N.D.