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Donald E. English Selected as Leadership in Law Honoree

BALTIMORE, MD (June 15, 2021) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Donald “Donny” E. English, Jr. has been selected as a Leadership in Law honoree by The Daily Record. The Leadership in Law awards program honors Maryland’s law professionals who demonstrate outstanding dedication to their occupation and their communities. Winners were selected by an outside panel of legal and business leaders.

“I am incredibly proud and humbled to be selected as a Leadership in Law honoree,” said Donny. “It is a privilege to be chosen by local and national business leaders to litigate and try their most contentious legal matters. I look forward to continuing to serve as an advocate for my clients, helping them implement innovative and bold approaches that foster fair, diverse and inclusive workforces.”

Donny is a principal and the office litigation manager in the Baltimore office of Jackson Lewis. As a member of Jackson Lewis’ National trial team, he has tried numerous jury and bench trials in federal and state court. Donny has more than 20 years of experience litigating employment matters and assisting major corporations with internal investigations and in the development and establishment of employment policies, procedures and training programs. 

Donny advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including those involving discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, wrongful termination, restrictive covenants and retaliation claims. He also advises and trains managers and supervisors on preventive litigation practices, focusing on how to comply with applicable laws and regulations, avoid workplace disputes, resolve employee relation problems and satisfy legitimate employee expectations.

Prior to his career as an attorney, Donny served as an officer in the Air Force. He is currently the co-leader of Jackson Lewis’ Veterans Attorney resource group. Donny earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and his B.S. from the United States Air Force Academy.

“Donny’s is a talented litigator and has always made client service his number one priority,” said Baltimore Office Managing Principal Brooks R. Amiot. “He can be counted on to understand and anticipate our clients’ needs, and we congratulate him for his well-deserved recognition among Maryland’s industry elite.”

More information about Donny’s award can be found here

Jackson Lewis’ Baltimore office can be reached at (410) 415-2000. 

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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