Attorney Profile:

Jennifer A. Shoemaker

Jennifer A. Shoemaker: Attorney with Underberg & Kessler LLP

Biography

Work and family. Two of the most important areas of life come under Jennifer Shoemaker's purview as an attorney practicing Family Law and Labor & Employment Law. Jennifer represents clients in the full spectrum of family law issues, including divorce, custody, support actions, the negotiation of separation agreements, adoptions and prenuptial agreements. Her diplomacy, compassion and people skills are an asset to her clients, as is her extensive background in general litigation, dispute settlement and arbitration.

In addition to her family law practice, Jennifer represents private and public-sector clients in a variety of litigation and employment matters, including contract disputes, tort claims, discrimination, retaliation, workplace issues and harassment. She also represents clients in complex national liability litigation and has conducted jury trials, bench trials and arbitration proceedings. Jennifer has authored several employment law-related articles and is a regular lecturer for the Society of Human Resource Management.

Jennifer appears in both the federal and state courts before various government and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York Division of Human Rights, OSHA and the United States Department of Labor.

ARTICLES
Legal Experts Offer Guidance to Managers on Employment Issues
Happy Employees = Successful Business
New EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Guidelines
High Court Decisions a Boon for Employers Under Title VII
What Labor Law Section 193 Amendments Mean
Court Gives Guidance on Improper Solicitation of Clients
State Passes Bill of Rights for Domestics

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Estates & Trusts
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
585.258.2825  Phone
585.258.2821  Fax
www.underbergkessler.com
University Attended:
Ithaca College, B.S., 1995
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, J.D., 1999
Year of First admission:
2000
Admission:
2000, New York; Massachusetts, US District Courts - Western District of NY; US District Courts - Eastern District of NY; US District Courts - Southern District of NY; US District Courts - Northern District of NY; US District Court - District of Massachusetts
Memberships:

Professional and Community Involvement

Jennifer is a member of the Board of Directors of Camp Stella Maris and of Penfield Youth Football & Cheer. She is also a member of the New York State, Monroe County and Wayne County Bar Associations, and the Association of Collaborative Family Law Attorneys.

Birth Information:
Rochester, New York, July 30, 1974
ISLN:
914403249

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 8 reviews
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    4.4/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.3/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 01/20/14 in Family Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 08/06/13 in Matrimonial Law

    Jennifer Shoemaker is a strong and effective advocate and an extremely competent attorney. Read more

    Jennifer Shoemaker is a strong and effective advocate and an extremely competent attorney.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 07/29/13 in Labor Law

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Partner on 03/16/15 in Family Law

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/05/13 in Family Law

    Jennifer will mature into a great lawyer. She has a way of connecting with people and a balanced approach that will serve her well. Read more

    Jennifer will mature into a great lawyer. She has a way of connecting with people and a balanced approach that will serve her well.

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 03/16/15 in Matrimonial Law

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 11/12/14 in Labor and Employment

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/13/13 in Domestic Relations

    While I have not worked with Jennifer in the past few years, I worked extensively with her previously. I have always respected her abilities and consider her to be a qua... Read more

    While I have not worked with Jennifer in the past few years, I worked extensively with her previously. I have always respected her abilities and consider her to be a quality colleague and practitioner.

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