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
- “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]