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Jackson Lewis Adds Evan B. Citron in New York City

NEW YORK, NY (March 4, 2024) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce that Evan B. Citron has joined the firm’s New York City office as a principal. Evan joins the firm from Ogletree Deakins and has more than 15 years of experience representing management in all aspects of employment-related litigation. 


“In addition to nurturing and expanding our existing talent, my focus for this office lies in attracting exceptional lateral attorneys,” stated New York City Office Managing Principal Douglas J. Klein. “Evan embodies precisely what we seek. His extensive experience, versatile skillset and collaborative, practical approach to practicing will help propel our continued growth in New York City. I have every confidence Evan will achieve successful outcomes and be a trusted resource for our clients.”

Evan’s litigation practice focuses on representing employers in single and multi-plaintiff cases under anti-discrimination laws, as well as defending employers against wage and hour class and collective actions brought under the FLSA and various state laws. Evan also represents employers on matters involving employment contracts, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, and counsels clients on a wide variety of employment law matters.

“Jackson Lewis has an outstanding reputation, and I am excited to join the firm’s New York City team,” said Evan. “With Doug at the helm and so many talented attorneys in residence, I know this is a great move for me. I look forward to enhancing my practice in the firm’s headquarters — I can’t wait to get started.”

Evan also has extensive experience advising and defending clients in matters involving access for individuals with disabilities under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He frequently represents retail stores, hotels, theaters, and other places of public accommodation in litigation and by advising on compliance and best practices. 

Evan earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and his B.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

The New York City office can be reached at (212) 545-4000.

About Jackson Lewis    
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 1,000+ 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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