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NEW YORK, NY (August 25, 2020) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that 98 attorneys have been included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the US.

"Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of recognizing extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Nearly 40 years later, we are proud to expand our scope, while maintaining the same methodology, to recognize a different demographic of talented and deserving lawyers in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch," says Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers.

Lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Jackson Lewis would like to congratulate the following attorneys recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch:

  • Alise N. Abel
  • Rassa L. Ahmadi 
  • Eric T. Angel 
  • Julia “Julie” P. Argentieri 
  • Emilia A. Arutunian
  • Andrew Baskin 
  • Evan D. Beecher 
  • Brian A. Bodansky
  • Luke P. Breslin 
  • Jade M. Brewster 
  • Contessa A. Brundridge 
  • Isaac J. Burker 
  • Jed Charner 
  • Caroline H. Cheng 
  • Lindsey H. Chopin 
  • Kelli N. Church
  • Sara E. Colón-Acevedo
  • John Ford Connell, Jr.  
  • Claire L. Cook 
  • Jonathan L. Crook 
  • Daniel P. Crowner 
  • Casey M. Curran 
  • J. Alexander Dattilo 
  • Benjamin R. Davis 
  • Ethan J. Davis 
  • Allison P. Dearington 
  • Heather B. Dillion 
  • Jill S. Distler
  • Matthew T. Drenan 
  • Gillian G. W. Egan 
  • Elizabeth A. Evans 
  • Julie A. Farmer 
  • Alexa M. Farmer 
  • Christine M. Fitzgerald 
  • Carmen F. Francella, III 
  • Elizabeth S. Gerling 
  • Caitlin M. Goforth 
  • Amanda Wingfield Goldman 
  • Chelsea L. Hartnett 
  • Brian L. Hayden 
  • Elizabeth P. Hernandez 
  • D. Paul Holdsworth 
  • Valerie L. Hooker 
  • Kaveh S. Hosseini 
  • Malcolm J. Ingram
  • Valerie K. Jackson
  • R. Shane Kagan 
  • William Kang 
  • Jashoda K. Kashyap 
  • Erin W. Kendrella 
  • Jonathan D. Kent 
  • Priya Prakash Khatkhate 
  • Jacqueline F. Langland 
  • Kathy A. Le
  • Jina Lee 
  • Eliza L. Lloyd 
  • Enrique Alberto Maciel-Matos 
  • Hisham A. Masri 
  • Jeffrey S. McAllister
  • Timothy M. McCarthy 
  • Lynne K. McChrystal 
  • Jeffrey H. McClelland
  • Mary M. McCudden
  • Kathleen A. McGinley 
  • Jonathan M. Minear
  • Daniel J. Moses
  • Riley R. Moyer 
  • J. Michael Nolan 
  • John P. Nordlund 
  • Juan C. Obregon 
  • Cashida N. Okeke
  • Nancy E. Oliver 
  • Oluseyi “Seyi” O. Olowolafe 
  • Matthew R. Ozment 
  • Melisa Panagakos 
  • Lauren A. Parra 
  • Naveen Paul 
  • JaVon A. Payton 
  • Christopher M. Repole 
  • Camille L. Roe 
  • A. Scott Ruygrok 
  • Juan Felipe Santos
  • Jeremy S. Schneider 
  • Caitlin Schroeder 
  • Amanda E. Sisney 
  • Joshua A. Sliker 
  • Mary Claire Smith 
  • Kymiya St. Pierre 
  • Keerthi Sugumaran
  • John W. Sulau 
  • Justin S. Swartz 
  • Momo E. Takahasi 
  • Justin E. Theriault 
  • Carolyn A. Trotta
  • Blaine A. Veldhuis 
  • James P. Verdi 
  • Janelle L. Williams 
  • Kelli M. Winkle 
  • Kyle C. Worrell 
  • Jennifer Zwilling

# indicates attorney is included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico

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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