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Christopher M. Valentino Named Law Influencer by Long Island Business News

MELVILLE, NY (March 10, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Principal Christopher M. Valentino has been featured in the Long Island Business News (LIBN)’s 2023 Business Influencers – Law list. The list highlights prominent industry leaders who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their craft within the Long Island business community. Influencers are selected through recommendations submitted by LIBN subscribers and local business owners.

“Chris’ dedication and leadership continues to strengthen Jackson Lewis’ presence as a leading resource in the Long Island business community,” said Long Island Office Managing Principal Ana C. Shields. “He is an exceptional attorney with a longstanding track record of fostering strong client relationships, and we are proud to have him in our office.”

Chris focuses his practice on matters relating to traditional labor, equal employment opportunity, employment litigation and related matters. He has extensive experience in all matters relating to EEO compliance and workplace laws and is a frequent speaker at management education programs. Since joining Jackson Lewis in September 2000, he has regularly counseled clients in labor and employee relations programs and has represented management with respect to union organizational drives and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, the federal and state courts and other federal and state administrative agencies, as well as in the area of collective bargaining, contract administration and arbitration.

“It is an honor to be recognized as an Influencer by the LIBN and to be regarded as a reliable resource by our clients,” said Chris. “I am grateful to have established strong and trusting relationships with the local business community and look forward to the firm’s continued success as a prominent name in the Long Island legal industry.”

Chris earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law and his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross.

Jackson Lewis’ Long Island office can be reached at (631) 247-0404.

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 
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