Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.
Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers' Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.
Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:
5.0/5.0 Review for Jennifer A. Schwartz by a General Counsel on 10/19/15 in Employment Litigation
I have worked directly with Jennifer on a number of legal matters. I serve as General Counsel for a large and diversified privately held corporate client. When I was looking for counsel to represent senior executives and the Company, I retained Jen... Read moreRead more
I have worked directly with Jennifer on a number of legal matters. I serve as General Counsel for a large and diversified privately held corporate client. When I was looking for counsel to represent senior executives and the Company, I retained Jennifer and was very impressed with her knowledge of the law, her advocacy and her professional nature. I have no hesitation recommending her and would retain her in the future on complex legal matters. Read lessRead less
5.0/5.0 Review for Todd H. Girshon by a Principal on 02/11/15 in Environmental Litigation
Excellent and trustworthy lawyer.
5.0/5.0 Review for Amanda A. Simpson on 03/09/18 in Complex Litigation.
Amanda Simpson is an excellent lawyer who treats clients with patience, care, understanding, and has the utmost professionalism. The legal services I received from Amanda was exceptional, she addresses every concern in a professional and knowledgeab... Read more
Amanda Simpson is an excellent lawyer who treats clients with patience, care, understanding, and has the utmost professionalism. The legal services I received from Amanda was exceptional, she addresses every concern in a professional and knowledgeable manner. I am continually amazed at her combination of high intelligence and analytical skills with the various legal challenges she handled for me. Amanda is by far the best attorney in Orlando. She is the best of the best. Read lessRead less
5.0/5.0 Review for Samantha N. Hoffman on 03/09/16 in Labor and Employment.
Samantha is an excellent and creative litigator who is focused on results and client service.
Jackson Lewis is committed to promoting an inclusive culture where diversity is valued by everyone. We are proud of our role as a leader in educating and training employers in the laws of equal opportunity and affirmative action, as well as best practices for corporate diversity programs and initiatives. We share our clients’ goals to emphasize diversity, integrity, and respect for the contribution of every employee. We understand the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and upon which we can rely to creatively develop preventive strategies and positive solutions for our clients. Jackson Lewis seeks to recruit, hire, retain, develop, and advance a diverse team of employees who share our passion for representing management in all aspects of workplace law, and strives to consistently act under the following guiding principles:
The following groups act under the guidance of the Diversity Committee:
African-American Attorney Resource Group
Co-Chaired by LeRoy Watkins (Morristown office) and Dev Sukhdeo (Miami office)
A resource for Jackson Lewis attorneys looking to build and maintain business relationships with HR professionals, corporate counsel and community organizations.
Co-Chaired by Tanya Bovee (Hartford office) and Nicky Jatana (Los Angeles office)
Primary goal is to increase the firm’s visibility among Asian Pacific American and other minority attorneys.
Hispanic Attorney Resource Group
Co-Chaired by James Botana (Chicago office) and Pedro Torres-Diaz (Miami office)
Holds regular meetings to foster communication and teamwork among the group’s members in connection with our efforts to develop as lawyers and expand our business.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Attorney Resource Group
Co-Chaired by Michelle Phillips (White Plains office) and Pedro Forment (Miami office)
A consortium of attorneys and staff committed to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace, our LGBT ARG provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas, current legal trends, and information on LGBT issues that are then shared internally and externally to promote an inclusive work environment in which respect and tolerance are the pillars of our firm culture.
Women's Attorney Resource Group
Co-Chaired by Susan Corcoran (White Plains office), Peggy Strange (Hartford office) and Samantha Hoffman (Orange County office)
Committed to involving Jackson Lewis attorneys in opportunities for business development by and for women. Our firm has been a leader in this area, demonstrated most notably by its annual employment law conferences for women in-house counsel and human resource executives.