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Stephanie M. Cerasano

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Phoenix

P 602-714-7056
F 602-714-7045
CerasanS@jacksonlewis.com

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Biography

Stephanie M. Cerasano is a Principal and Litigation Manager in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She has over 15 years of experience practicing exclusively in the area of employment law.

A significant portion of her practice involves advising businesses in their day-to-day employment decisions. She also represents employers in federal and state court, as well as before administrative agencies, with particular focus in the areas of disability discrimination, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour compliance. She has significant experience in preparing confidentiality and non-competition agreements, employment contracts, and personnel handbooks.

Ms. Cerasano frequently serves as a guest speaker for professional groups, giving presentations about a variety of employment-law topics. She has spoken, among numerous other topics, regarding: tips for lawful employment termination, ADA and FMLA issues, and discrimination and harassment. She also speaks regularly regarding technology issues in the workplace, such as employee blogs and protection of confidential employer information.

She served for many years as an Editor of the Arizona Employment Law Letter, published monthly by M. Lee Smith Publishers. Earlier in her career, Ms. Cerasano served as a law clerk to the Honorable William C. Canby, Jr., of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Honors and Recognitions

  • BTI Consulting Group Client Service All-Star (2014)
Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Counsel
  • Association of General Contractors
  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Board of Directors for the Young Lawyers Division (1997-2000)
  • State Bar of Arizona

Published Works

  • Arizona Employers Policy and Handbook Guide AZ: (M. Lee Smith Publishers LLC, 2006) [Author]

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August 15, 2016
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America© 2017

August 15, 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 – Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the... Read More

August 17, 2015
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015)  Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective... Read More