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Roberto Concepción, Jr.

Long Island

P 631-247-4647
F 631-247-0417


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]

See AllBlog Posts by Roberto Concepción, Jr.

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

St. Louis Minimum Wage Ordinance Valid, Missouri High Court Rules
March 3, 2017… Continue Reading Read More

Evidence That Younger Employees Violated Company Policy Without Consequences Results in Denial of Summary Judgment
February 17, 2017

In light of evidence that younger employees committed similar infractions as the plaintiff, and did not suffer significant disciplinary action, an Illinois federal district court denied an employer’s summary judgment motion. Read More