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Victoria Woodin Chavey

Principal
Hartford

P 860-331-1534
F 860-247-1330
Victoria.Chavey@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Victoria ("Tory") Woodin Chavey is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. An experienced trial lawyer, she has represented employers for nearly 20 years on a wide range of employment issues, from single-plaintiff discrimination cases to discrimination class actions and wage and hour cases.

Ms. Chavey appears regularly in state and federal courts in Connecticut, as well as New York and other Northeast states. She frequently defends claims in arbitration and at state and federal administrative agencies, and has argued appeals in the Connecticut Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Chavey was a partner in the Hartford office of Day Pitney LLP, where she had served as department chair. In law school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University Law Review. Following graduation, she served as a law clerk to Thomas J. Meskill, senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and as law clerk to Ellen Ash Peters, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.

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October 5, 2017
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Benchmark Names Jackson Lewis Principals Victoria Woodin Chavey and Martha Van Oot Among Top 250 Women in Litigation

October 5, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (October 5, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals Victoria Woodin Chavey and Martha Van Oot have been recognized by Benchmark Litigation’s 2017 Edition of Top 250 Women in Litigation. This publication is dedicated to honoring the achievements of... Read More

August 15, 2017
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Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

July 17, 2017
New York Law Journal

Victoria Woodin Chavey and Ana Shields Author "Pay Equity Litigation Trends"

July 17, 2017

Victoria Woodin Chavey and Ana Shields author "Pay Equity Litigation Trends," published by the New York Law Journal. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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March 29, 2017

Class Action Trends Report Spring 2017

March 29, 2017

Our quarterly report discusses new developments in class action litigation and offers strategic guidance and tactical tips on how to defend such claims. This issue covers the following topics: Rule 23 maps out the terrain Changes on the horizon The case law Regulatory roundup Practice pointer What’s trending? On... Read More

May 6, 2016

EEOC Issues Position Statement Procedures

May 6, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued its first-ever nationwide procedures on respondent position statements and guidance on effective position statements. These procedures, along with the EEOC’s Digital Charge system, make significant changes in some jurisdictions, while formalizing the existing practices in... Read More

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Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

March 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
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Archived

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

February 14, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

Archived

Class Actions and Complex Litigation Webinar Series

January 10, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.