Margaret J. Strange

Margaret J. Strange: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
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Biography

Margaret (Peggy) J. Strange is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Strange joined Jackson Lewis in 1996. She has a broad area of practice and experience within the firm. Ms. Strange manages national, regional and local client relationships, looking for new and innovative ways to add value and build strategic partnerships with clients with a focus on predictability, strategy and alternative billing arrangements.

She also has an active litigation practice that covers the spectrum of employment litigation, including state and federal claims. Her experience includes both suits by private parties and by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She has handled cases involving claims of race, age, disability, and sex discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour. She has successfully tried cases in state and federal court and prevailed in appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Connecticut Appellate Court.

Ms. Strange also routinely counsels clients on a variety of employment practices including employment contracts, releases, employee handbooks and internal policies and practices. She provides counsel on preventive strategies for employers located around the country. She advises management on personnel matters such as hiring, firing, performance management, internal investigations, and disability accommodation.

Ms. Strange also conducts extensive management training on a variety of topics, including harassment prevention, workplace privacy, effective management, and equal employment opportunity law. Using role playing and recent case law, she develops management training programs tailored to the client's needs.

Honors and Recognitions

•The Best Lawyers in America (2010-present)
•BTI Consulting Group, Client Service All-Star (2011, 2014)
•Connecticut Super Lawyers (2006-present)
•National Diversity Council, “Most Powerful and Influential Women of Connecticut” (2012)
Super Lawyers , Top 25: Women Connecticut (2011-present)
Super Lawyers , Top 50: Women New England (2012-2013)

Published Works

• Systemic Gender Discrimination Claims on the Rise,” Connecticut Law Tribune (January 2011)
•“Using Social Media To Screen Job Candidates,” Connecticut Law Tribune (July 2010)
• Big Brother Blues: Privacy in the Infotech Age, Connecticut Law Tribune (May 2000)

In the News

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...

May 30, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 30, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2018 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation...

May 3, 2018
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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.The firm...

Publications

May 31, 2018

Connecticut Bans Inquiries into Applicants’ Wage and Salary History

Connecticut is the latest state to prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about past compensation. Effective January 1, 2019, employers may not ask (directly or through a third party) about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history unless the prospective employee volunteers the information.According to Governor...

May 11, 2017

Vaccinating Your Brand: How to Best Protect Your Organization and Reputation from Social Media Attacks

Perception by customers, business partners, vendors and the public at large is vital to any organization’s success. Studies have shown that businesses with a clear mission, record of compliance, and diversity, generally perform better. Yet, the task of defining and defending an organization’s brand has become increasingly difficult with...

February 3, 2016

Connecticut Long-Term Care Health Facilities to Register with New Background Check Portal

Certain health care facilities specializing in long-term care in Connecticut will be required to register with a statewide background check portal beginning February 8, 2016.The portal will allow employers to process criminal history and patient abuse background searches for potential employees, contractors, or volunteers who will...

Webinars

Challenging Physician Employment Situations: Part 2 Challenging Healthcare Industry Concerns

When
November 13, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Challenging Physician Employment Situations: Part 1 Disruptive Physicians

When
October 4, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Avoiding Physician Employment Problems

When
July 11, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Blogs

Pay Equity Advisor Blog
American Medical Association Adopts Resolution to Promote Pay Equity
June 22, 2018

The healthcare industry is following other industries with an increased focus and growing sense of alarm over the gender pay gap.

By Sarah R. Skubas and Margaret J. Strange

Pay Equity Advisor Blog
Connecticut Bans Inquiries into Applicants’ Wage and Salary History
May 31, 2018

Connecticut is the latest state to prohibit employers from asking prospective employees about past compensation. Effective January 1, 2019, employers may not ask (directly or through a third party) about a prospective employee’s wage and salary history unless the prospective employee volunteers the information.

By Tanya A. Bovee, Margaret J. Strange and Mara E. Finkelstein

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Hospitality
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Healthcare
  • Retail and Consumer Goods

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
860-331-1554  Phone
(860) 247-1330  Fax
www.jacksonlewis.com
University Attended:
Curry College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1985
Law School Attended:
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1990
Year of First Admission:
1990
Admission:
1991, Connecticut - D. Conn.; 1998, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 1990, Connecticut; 1998, New York - S.D. N.Y.
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Activities

•Connecticut Bar Association
•Hartford County YWCA, Board of Directors

Birth Information:
1963
ISLN:
901750912

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
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