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Eric J. Felsberg

Principal
Long Island

P 631-247-4640
F 631-247-0417
FelsberE@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Eric J. Felsberg is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and the National Director of JL Data Analytics Group.

As the National Director of JL Data Analytics Group, Mr. Felsberg leads a team of multi-disciplinary lawyers, statisticians, data scientists, and analysts with decades of experience managing the interplay of data analytics and the law. Under Mr. Felsberg’s leadership, the Data Analytics Group applies proprietary algorithms and state-of-the-art modeling techniques to help employers evaluate risk and drive legal strategy. In addition to other services, the team offers talent analytics for recruitment, workforce management and equity and policy assessments through predictive modeling, partners with employers in the design of data-driven solutions that comply with applicable workplace law, manages and synthesizes large data sets from myriad sources into analyzable formats, provides compliance assessment and litigation support services including damage calculations, risk assessments, and selection decision analyses, and offers strategic labor relations assistance including determination of long term costs of collective bargaining agreements, review of compliance with collectively bargained compensation plans and assessment of the efficacy of training programs. The JL Data Analytics Group designs its service delivery models to maximize the protections afforded by the attorney-client and other privileges.

Mr. Felsberg also provides training and daily counsel to employers in various industries on day-to-day employment issues and the range of federal, state, and local affirmative action compliance obligations. Mr. Felsberg works closely with employers to prepare affirmative action plans for submission to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) during which he analyzes and investigates personnel selection and compensation systems. Mr. Felsberg has successfully represented employers during OFCCP compliance reviews, OFCCP individual complaint investigations, and in matters involving OFCCP claims of class-based discrimination. He regularly evaluates and counsels employers regarding compensation systems both proactively as well as in response to complaints and enforcement actions.

Mr. Felsberg is an accomplished and recognized speaker on issues of workplace analytics and affirmative action compliance.

While at Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Felsberg served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-profits (2011)

Published Works

  • "Creating a Beck Statute: Recent Congressional Attempts and a Proposal for the Future," Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 15.1 (Fall 1997) [Author]

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May 31, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Recommended in The Legal 500

May 31, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 31, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2017 in the following practice areas falling under the Labor and Employment designation: Employee health and retirement plans,... Read More

February 27, 2017
New York Law Journal

Eric Felsberg Authors "Workplace Analytics and the Law: What Today's Practitioner Needs to Know"

February 27, 2017

Eric Felsberg authors "Workplace Analytics and the Law: What Today's Practitioner Needs to Know," published by New York Law Journal. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

January 17, 2017
Workforce Magazine

Eric Felsberg Authors "Big Data and the Law: New Tools but a Better Workplace?"

January 17, 2017

Eric Felsberg authors "Big Data and the Law: New Tools but a Better Workplace?", published by Workforce Magazine. Subscription required to view article Read More

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December 12, 2014

DOL Releases Regulations Extending Protections to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Employees, Applicants

December 12, 2014

  Final regulations implementing the July 21, 2014, Presidential Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and applicants were published in the Federal Register (“the Rule” or regulations). The Rule will... Read More

July 21, 2014

Executive Order Extends Workplace Anti-Discrimination Protections to LGBT Workers of Federal Contractors

July 21, 2014

Though it took longer than expected, President Barack Obama has signed an Executive Order extending protections against workplace discrimination to members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (“LGBT”) community. Signed July 21, 2014, the Executive Order prohibits discrimination by federal contractors on the basis... Read More