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Amanda Vaccaro

Associate
Washington, D.C. Region

P 703-483-8300
F 703-483-8301
Amanda.Vaccaro@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Amanda Vaccaro is an Associate in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents employers in litigation, mediation and arbitration involving a wide range of employment-related claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and various state wage payment and human rights laws, as well as breach of contract and tort claims.

Recently, Ms. Vaccaro served as co-counsel in a jury trial in federal court, in which Jackson Lewis’ client prevailed on all counts. Ms. Vaccaro also provides counsel and training to employers to help them avoid litigation. She regularly advises employers on various employment-related issues, including hiring, performance management, leave, termination, employment contracts, personnel policies and handbooks.

After law school, Ms. Vaccaro served as a volunteer attorney in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Washington Field Office.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Virginia Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Implications of Rimkus v. Cammarata,” Law360 (2010) [Co-Author]

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June 30, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

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February 26, 2015

Implications of a Partial Government Shutdown on Federal Contractors

February 26, 2015

Unless Congress approves funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before midnight on Friday, February 27, 2015, many operations at DHS will shut down, leaving affected employers with DHS contracts unable to allow their employees to continue to work under those contracts. Some background: In November 2014, President Barack... Read More