Teresa Burke Wright: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Teresa Burke Wright

Reston,  VA  U.S.A.
Phone(703) 483-8300

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
University Muhlenberg College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1986 Member, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., with honors, 1989
Admitted1989, Virginia; 1991, District of Columbia; 1998, Maryland; 1991, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1992, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and District of Columbia; 1994, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia; 1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1997, U.S. Supreme Court

Teresa Wright is a Shareholder in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is the Regional Chair of the Firm's Disability, Leave and Health Management Practice Group for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Published Works


FMLA Myths and Misconceptions
Credit Union Magazine (May 2003) [Author] ADA Trumps Seniority Plan
Credit Union Magazine (July 2002) [Author] ADA Restricts Medical Inquiries
Credit Union Magazine (March 2002) [Author] Privacy Is Key to EAPs
Credit Union Magazine (January 2002) [Co-Author] A Supreme Court Preview
Credit Union Magazine (November 2001) [Author] Does the ADA Require Businesses to Allow Employees to Work at Home?
Disability Leave and Absence Reporter (October 2001) [Author] Is Arbitration Right for You?
Credit Union Magazine (July 2001) [Author]

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• Pro bono attorney, Northern Virginia Family Services; Oakton, VA

• Pro bono attorney, The Shepherd's Table; Silver Spring, MD

• Author, Credit Union Magazine, monthly column, 1998-2002

• Member, Adisory Panel, Disability Leave and Absence Reporter and Fair Employment Practices Guidelines


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When Will D.C. Sick and Safe Leave Act Amendments Apply?
Francis P. Alvarez,Joseph J. Lynett,Teresa Burke Wright, August 4, 2014
Recent updates to the official District of Columbia Code appear to relieve employers at this time from any obligation to comply with the District’s Sick and Safe Leave Act Amendments Act of 2013 — after many employers in the District of Columbia, particularly those in the hospitality...

District of Columbia Strengthens Employee Sick and Safe Leave Protections
Teresa Burke Wright, March 26, 2014
A new District of Columbia law has expanded the protections afforded to workers by the D.C. Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act of 2008.
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Teresa Burke Wright

10701 Parkridge Boulevard, Suite 300
RestonVA 20191


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