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NEW YORK, NY (June 6, 2024) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recognized in the Chambers USA 2024 Guide. The guide highlights the top lawyers and law firms across the USA and is the definitive and most comprehensive resource in the country for buyers seeking information on external legal counsel.


“It is an honor to once again be recognized by one of the most prestigious legal resources,” said Firm Chair Kevin Lauri. “The rankings are not only accolades to be proud of but also serve benchmarks for our team to uphold and surpass, reflecting the firm’s greater commitment to excellent client service and results.”


Jackson Lewis achieved high distinctions both nationally and in various regions throughout the country. Notably, the firm’s California, Connecticut, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia offices received Band 1 distinctions—the highest accolade in the directory. In addition to the firm’s national and statewide rankings, many Jackson Lewis attorneys achieved the prestigious Band 1 distinction, as well as noteworthy recognitions such as Senior Statespeople, Star Individuals, Up and Coming and Associates to Watch.


Chambers USA evaluates law firms and lawyers across a wide range of practice areas, including Labor & Employment. The rankings are based on meticulous assessments, including written submissions, in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients, and its own database resources. These rankings reflect not only outstanding work but also strategic growth, excellence in client service and contributions to the legal profession.


Jackson Lewis attorneys featured in Chambers USA include:
•    Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris (Florida)
•    Martin W. Aron (New Jersey)
•    Tammy L. Baker (Alabama)
•    John K. Bennett (New Jersey)
•    Michael R. Bertoncini (Massachusetts) 
•    Stacey C.S. Cerrone (Louisiana; USA – Nationwide)
•    Deverie J. Christensen (Nevada)
•    M. Robin Davis (North Carolina)
•    Donald E. English, Jr. (Maryland)
•    John E. Exner (California)
•    Jessica Feinstein (Nebraska)
•    Debra Weiss Ford (New Hampshire)
•    Beverly W. Garofalo (Connecticut)
•    Amy J. Gittler (Arizona)
•    Karen R. Glickstein (Kansas; Missouri: Kansas City & Surrounds)
•    David R. Golder (Connecticut)
•    Michael A. Griffin (Washington)
•    Kenneth J. Harder (Texas)
•    Christopher E. Hoyme (Nebraska)
•    Gina K. Janeiro (Minnesota)
•    Danny W. Jarrett (New Mexico)
•    Maurice G. Jenkins (Michigan)
•    Christian Keeney (California)#
•    Jeffrey B. Keiper (Ohio)
•    Andrew D. Kinghorn (Missouri: St. Louis & Surrounds)*
•    Jessica K. Lang (Massachusetts)*
•    Lee Lastovich (Minnesota)
•    Ryan P. Lessmann (Colorado)
•    Jessica L. Liss (Missouri: St. Louis & Surrounds)
•    Kathleen K. Lucchesi (North Carolina)
•    Brian L. McDermott (Indiana)
•    Jane M. McFetridge (Illinois)
•    Emmett F. McGee (Maryland)
•    Sarah J. Millsap (Nebraska)#
•    Thomas P. Murphy (Virginia)##
•    Joy M. Napier-Joyce (Maryland)
•    Suzanne G. Odom (South Carolina)
•    Nancy E. Oliver (New Hampshire)
•    Michael W. Padgett (Indiana)
•    Christopher T. Patrick (Colorado)
•    Melanie L. Paul (Georgia)    
•    Amy L. Peck (Nebraska; USA – Nationwide)
•    Patrick O. Peters (Ohio)#
•    John C. Petrella (New Jersey)
•    Jeffery Place (Kansas)
•    Nicola Ai Ling Prall (North Carolina)
•    Patricia Anderson Pryor (Ohio)
•    Robert Rachal (Louisiana)
•    Jenna Rinehart Rassif (Florida)
•    Marlo Johnson Roebuck (Michigan)
•    Sarah J. Ryan (Oregon)
•    Andreas N. Satterfield (South Carolina)
•    Stephanie Satterfield (South Carolina)
•    Jeffrey Schwartz (Georgia)
•    K. Joshua Scott (New Hampshire)
•    Larry R. Seegull (Maryland)
•    Charles F. Seemann III (Louisiana)
•    Howard Shapiro (Louisiana; USA – Nationwide)**
•    Stephen M. Silvestri (Maryland)
•    Meredith K. Stewart (Massachusetts)
•    Margaret ‘Peggy’ J. Strange (Connecticut)
•    Rick J. Sutherland (Utah)
•    René Thorne (Louisiana; USA – Nationwide) 
•    Mark P. Tilkens (Wisconsin)
•    Paul T. Trimmer (Nevada)
•    Richard F. Vitarelli (Connecticut)
•    Kenneth M. Wentz (Nebraska)
•    Lindsey A. White (Maryland)
•    Peter J. Woo (California)


* Indicates Associates to Watch status
** Indicates Star Individual status
# Indicates Up and Coming status
## Indicates Senior Statespeople status

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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