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Tiffany A. Buckley-Norwood

Principal
Detroit

P 248-936-1939
F 248-936-1901
Tiffany.Buckley@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Tiffany A. Buckley-Norwood is a Principal in the Detroit, Michigan, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment litigation and counseling.

Ms. Buckley-Norwood represents employers in federal and state lawsuits, administrative proceedings and appellate cases regarding FMLA leave and breach of contract, in addition to claims based on discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She also counsels HR professionals and business leaders on best employment practices, drafts employee handbooks and agreements, conducts liability prevention training at employer worksites, and advises employers on compliance with the OFCCP’s affirmative action requirements for federal contractors.

Ms. Buckley-Norwood is a frequent speaker and author on employment law issues. She is an author to multiple articles for the State Bar of Michigan's Labor & Employment Lawnotes publication and has presented at the Coalition of Personnel Administrators, the State Bar of Michigan Labor and Employment Law Section, the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, and the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyers Class of 2015

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Michigan Legal Aid Defenders Association, Pro Bono Attorney (2013)
  • Travelers Aid Society of Metropolitan Detroit, Board of Directors (2009-2012)

Published Works

  • Employment Discrimination Law, 3d cumulative supp., (BNA Books 2010) [Chapter Monitor]
  • Employment Discrimination Law, 2d cumulative supp., (BNA Books 2009) [Chapter Monitor]
  • Employment Law Manual 9 (Community Legal Resources 2009) [Contributing Author]
  • Introducing Evidence At Trial, 3d ed. (ICLE 2007) [Contributing Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • 7th Annual Michigan Women’s Business Conference & Expo (presenter)
  • 36th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute (Plymouth, MI) (presenter)

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June 30, 2017
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q2 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 30, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the second quarter of 2017. 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... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

June 24, 2016

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first 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... Read More

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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 4, 2016

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2015. 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... Read More

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Leaving Defenses On The Table In Drafting Employee Handbooks And Posting Notices
September 7, 2017

While off-the-shelf employee handbooks can be cost-efficient in the short-term, sometimes they leave important employer defenses on the table.  This is particularly true for state-specific defenses.  For example, while most Michigan employers know it is best to include a reporting procedure for harassment in their employee handbook, ma Read More

Think Before You Call: Contacting Employees On FMLA Leave
February 21, 2017

How many employers have had this situation arise?  An employee requests and receives FMLA leave.  While they are out, the employee’s supervisor needs to locate a document, find out the status of a project the employee was working on, or a crucial question comes up that only the employee on leave can answer. Read More