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Roberto Concepción, Jr.

Associate
Long Island

P 631-247-4647
F 631-247-0417
Roberto.Concepcion@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Roberto Concepción, Jr., is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in a wide range of employment law matters, including employment discrimination and wage and hour disputes.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Concepción represented employees and employers in all aspects of workplace law. Mr. Concepción was also previously an Associate Counsel at LatinoJustice PRLDEF (formerly Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund) where he worked on civil rights impact litigation, including a successful challenge to a part of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program.

While attending law school, Mr. Concepción was a member of the Board of Editors for the Columbia Journal of Law & Social Problems.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Puerto Rican Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • LatinoJustice PRLDEF, Líderes Board, Co-Chair
  • South Shore Child Guidance Center, Board Member

Published Works

  • “The Untapped Potential of the Fair Housing Act in Addressing Aggressive Enforcement of ‘Walking While Black or Brown,’” 17 U. PA. J.L. & SOC. CHANGE 383 (2014) [Author]
  • “Need Not Apply: The Racial Disparate Impact of Pre-Employment Criminal Background Checks,” 19 GEO. J. ON POVERTY L. & POL’Y 231 (2012) [Author]
  • Wage And Hour Laws: A State-By-State Survey (ABA Section Of Labor And Employment Law, 2011) [California Chapter Co-Author]
  • “Pre-Employment Credit Checks: Effectuating Disparate Impact on Racial Minorities under the Guise of Job-Relatedness and Business Necessity,” 12 SCHOLAR 523 (2010) [Author]
  • “Dual Representation in the Family Law Context: A Case Study (of Parenthood),” 29 A.B.A. CHILD L. PRAC. 78 (2010) [Co-Author]
  • “Organizational Citizenship Through Talent Management: An Alternative Framework to Diversity in Private Practice,” 42 COLUM. J. L. & SOC. PROBS. 43 (2008) [Author]
  • “A History of the Article III Status of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit,” 2 J. FED. CIR. HIST. SOC’Y 151 (2008) [Co-Author]

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January 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2016. 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 the firm has... Read More

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Appeal of DOL Final Overtime Rule Won’t Be Heard Until At Least The Summer
April 21, 2017

The Fifth Circuit granted the government’s request for additional time to file its final reply brief in the pending appeal of a nationwide injunction issued by a Texas District Court Judge, blocking the DOL’s controversial overtime rule raising the required salary level for the white collar exemptions.  The final reply brief will not be f Read More

Government Seeks Another Delay on DOL’s Overtime Rule
April 17, 2017

The government has asked for another delay in submitting its final brief to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the DOL’s Final overtime rule, which raised the salary level for the white collar exemptions from $23,660 to $47,476.  The final reply brief was scheduled to be filed on May 1, 2017, after two earlier … Read More

Arizona’s Voter-Approved Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave Law Constitutional, State High Court Affirms
March 16, 2017

http://www.jacksonlewis.com/publication/arizona-s-voter-approved-minimum-wage-paid-sick-leave-law-constitutional-state-high-court-affirms… C Read More