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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe and Casey: What This Decision Means for Employers

As many expected based on the draft opinion that was leaked months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court has held the U.S. Constitution does not protect the right to obtain an abortion. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, No. 19-1392 (June 24, 2022). Dobbs overturns nearly 50 years of precedent from the Court’s decision... More

Colorado’s New Non-Compete Law Signed by Governor, Will Go into Effect on August 10, 2022

Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed HB 22-1317 into law on June 8, 2022. The new law significantly limits the enforceability of non-compete agreements executed after August 10, 2022 — the law’s effective date — for employers with employees working or living in Colorado. (For details of the new law, see our article,... More

COVID-19 Pandemic is Not a ‘Natural Disaster’ Under WARN Act, Federal Appeals Court Holds

Is the COVID-19 pandemic a “natural disaster” for purposes of the notice exception of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act? “No,” says the first federal appeals court to rule on the issue. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has held that the COVID-19 pandemic is not a... More

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Marla N. Presley Voted President-Elect of Allegheny County Bar Association

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 29, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Pittsburgh Office Managing Principal and Litigation Manager Marla N. Presley has been elected as President-Elect of the Allegheny County Bar Association (ACBA) for the 2022 term. Marla will be sworn into office on July 1 and her term... More

Jackson Lewis Adds Charles H. Wilson as Houston Office Managing Principal

HOUSTON, TX (June 22, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Charles H. Wilson has joined the firm as Office Managing Principal in Houston. Charles joins the firm from Littler and has almost 25 years of experience in employment litigation.    “Charles is a seasoned litigator and... More

Jackson Lewis Earns #16 Spot on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard

NEW YORK, NY (June 14, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm jumped to #16 on The American Lawyer’s 2022 Diversity Scorecard, moving up 60 spots from the previous year. The Scorecard ranks law firms based on percentage of diverse lawyers in their U.S. offices. “The key to... More