Victoria Woodin Chavey

Victoria Woodin Chavey: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (700 Attorneys)
  • 90 State House Square, 8th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103-3708
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Victoria ( Tory ) Woodin Chavey is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. An experienced trial lawyer, she has represented employers for nearly 20 years on a wide range of employment issues, from single-plaintiff discrimination cases to discrimination class actions and wage and hour cases.

Ms. Chavey appears regularly in state and federal courts in Connecticut, as well as New York and other Northeast states. She frequently defends claims in arbitration and at state and federal administrative agencies, and has argued appeals in the Connecticut Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Chavey was a partner in the Hartford office of Day Pitney LLP, where she had served as department chair. In law school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University Law Review. Following graduation, she served as a law clerk to Thomas J. Meskill, senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and as law clerk to Ellen Ash Peters, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Honors and Recognitions

•Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation 2017
The Best Lawyers in America 201 8
•Top 25: 2016 Women Connecticut Super Lawyers
•Top 50: 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers



Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

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Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

When February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

When January 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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March 29, 2017

Class Action Trends Report Spring 2017

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics:Rule 23 maps out the terrainChanges on the horizonThe case lawRegulatory roundupPractice pointerWhat’s trending?On...

May 6, 2016

EEOC Issues Position Statement Procedures

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued its first-ever nationwide procedures on respondent position statements and guidance on effective position statements. These procedures, along with the EEOC’s Digital Charge system, make significant changes in some jurisdictions, while formalizing the existing practices in...

In the News

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...

July 17, 2017
New York Law Journal

Victoria Woodin Chavey and Ana Shields Author Pay Equity Litigation Trends

Victoria Woodin Chavey and Ana Shields author Pay Equity Litigation Trends, published by the New York Law Journal.Subscription may be required to view article

May 26, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Chambers USA Recognizes Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys in 2017 Edition

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 26, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 68 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 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...

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Higher Education
  • Financial Services
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Technology and Telecom

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
860-331-1534  Phone
(860) 247-1330  Fax
University Attended:
Dartmouth College, A.B., cum laude, 1988
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., summa cum laude, Editor in Chief of Boston University Law Review, 1992
Year of First admission:
1992, Connecticut; 1994, Connecticut - D. Conn.; 1998, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals; 2014, New York - N.D. N.Y.; 2004, 1st Circuit Court of Appeals; 2005, New York - S.D. N.Y.; 2002, Michigan - W.D. Mich.
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