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Vincent E. Polsinelli

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Albany

P 518-512-8755
F 518-242-7730
Vincent.Polsinelli@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Vincent E. Polsinelli is a Principal and the Office Litigation Manager in the Albany, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Polsinelli regularly assists companies in resolving employment-related claims in both federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies. As a member of the firm’s Class Actions and Complex Litigation and Wage and Hour Practice Groups, the primary focus of Mr. Polsinelli’s litigation practice involves representing employers in class and/or collective actions under the FLSA and state wage and hour laws. Whatever the workplace dispute, he helps clients to achieve their best result, whether through strategic litigation or alternative resolution efforts. He has significant experience helping clients obtain positive results in both class-action and single-plaintiff litigation matters involving wage and hour disputes; discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims; employee benefits issues; restrictive covenant enforcement; and other contractual disagreements.

In addition to these litigation matters, Mr. Polsinelli also provides preventive counseling and compliance advice to employers in all areas of employment law. He regularly advises clients in a broad range of industries on complex and highly regulated areas, such as wage and hour compliance, and works with clients to develop and maintain sound workplace policies and practices.

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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

June 11, 2015
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Will Anthony, Franklin Goldberger, John Higgins and Vincent Polsinelli Discuss Jackson Lewis' New Albany Team

June 11, 2015

Will Anthony, Franklin Goldberger, John Higgins and Vincent Polsinelli discuss the addition of Jackson Lewis' newest team in Albany in Law 360’s “Jackson Lewis Bags Nixon Peabody Labor Pros, Assistant DA.” Subscription may be required to view article. Read More

June 5, 2015
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Jackson Lewis Attracts Top Talent in Albany

June 5, 2015

ALBANY, NY (June 5, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the expansion of its attorney roster in Albany with the addition of prominent Shareholders John E. Higgins and Vincent E. Polsinelli, both formerly partners in the labor... Read More

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November 2, 2017

Class Action Trends Report Fall 2017

November 2, 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: Minimum wage traps Prevention pointer The legislation (Not) Only in California Regulatory roundup Class action trends—the top ten... Read More

July 12, 2017

Class Action Trends Report Summer 2017

July 12, 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: Wage and hour claims: the class and collective behemoth The legislation Prevention pointer Only in California Regulatory roundup Read More

February 17, 2017

New York State Regulations Governing Payroll Debit Cards (Scheduled to Become Effective March 7) Held Invalid and Revoked

February 17, 2017

The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) issued final regulations in September 2016, significantly restricting the use of payroll debit cards and imposing disclosure and consent requirements for direct deposit. The regulations (12 NYCRR §192) were to become effective on March 7, 2017. However, in a February 16, 2017... Read More

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Judge Decertifies Class Based on Plaintiffs’ Differing Accounts of Their Responsibilities
March 31, 2017

Those who follow developments in wage and hour class actions know that challenges to the exempt status of assistant managers are quite common. Read More

Third Circuit: No Direct Evidence Needed for Mixed-Motive Jury Instruction in FMLA Retaliation Cases
March 29, 2017

A former employee alleges that he was terminated because he exercised his right to take intermittent leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. His former employer asserts that his FMLA leave had nothing to do with his termination. Rather, the employer claims, he was let go simply because his position was eliminated. Read More

Third Circuit: No Direct Evidence Needed for Mixed-Motive Jury Instruction in FMLA Retaliation Cases
March 28, 2017

A former employee alleges that he was terminated because he exercised his right to take intermittent leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. His former employer asserts that his FMLA leave had nothing to do with his termination. Rather, the employer claims, he was let go simply because his position was eliminated. Read More