Amy J. Gittler

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  • Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C. (895 Attorneys)
  • 2111 E. Highland Avenue, Suite B-250, Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Amy J. Gittler is a Principal in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She managed the Phoenix office from its opening in 2007 to 2012.

Ms. Gittler advises, counsels, and defends corporations and business professionals in all aspects of employment, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, and employment discrimination. Ms. Gittler is a frequent lecturer in the area of employment law and regularly conducts harassment prevention training programs for businesses.

In 1983, Ms. Gittler argued and prevailed before the United States Supreme Court in Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris, a case which held it is unlawful for an employer to pay lower monthly benefits to women than men upon retirement.

Ms. Gittler has successfully represented employers in state and federal court in the full range of employment matters including discrimination, sexual harassment, ADA, ERISA, whistle blowing, and wage and hour claims. She has obtained summary judgment in state and federal court in cases alleging wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and national origin discrimination. Ms Gittler has successfully arbitrated matters through the American Arbitration Association' defended and prosecuted cases involving non-competes and non-solicitation agreements, obtaining injunctions against former employees; and defended hundreds of charges before the EEOC and ACRD.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Gittler was a member of the law firm of Frazer Ryan Goldberg Arnold & Gittler LLP. Early in her career, Ms. Gittler was Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, where her practice concentrated in the areas of employment discrimination and the rights of persons with mental and physical disabilities.

Honors and Recognitions

Law Dragon, Top 500 Litigators in the Country (2006)
•Outstanding Women and Minority Lawyers, State Bar of Arizona and Maricopa County Bar (2000)

Published Works

• ADA and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Arizona Employment Law Handbook (1995) [Co-Author]
• Changing a State Mental Health System through Litigation: The Arizona Experiment, American Journal of Psychiatry 1573 (1986) [Co-Author]
• Fair Employment and the Handicapped: A Legal Perspective, DePaul Law Review 27 (Summer 1978) [Author]

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August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

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 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...

August 15, 2017
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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...


Oct 25

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Employment Law Workshop

When October 25, 2018 - 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM MST
Location 2501 E. Telawa Trail - Phoenix, AZ
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending

Areas of Practice (5)

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Workplace Training
  • Financial Services
  • Staffing and Independent Workforce

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-714-7057  Phone
(602) 714-7045  Fax
University Attended:
Oberlin College, B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Arizona; 1977, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Activities

•State Bar of Arizona

Reported Cases:
Arizona Governing Committee v. Norris, 463 U.S. 1073 (1983).

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