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NEW YORK, NY (June 1, 2023) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm and its attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 Edition of Chambers USA. Chambers and Partners, the world’s leading research and analytics firm for the legal profession, published its rankings of the top lawyers and law firms across the U.S. Chambers USA is the definitive and most comprehensive resource guide for businesses seeking information on external legal counsel in the country.

“We are proud of the firm and our attorneys to be recognized once again by Chambers USA, one of the industry’s most trusted legal guides,” said Firm Chair Kevin G. Lauri. “I congratulate each of our attorneys who continue to help distinguish Jackson Lewis as a leading workplace law firm dedicated to providing the highest level of client service and legal representation.”

The firm was honored nationwide and in numerous regions throughout the country. Jackson Lewis’ California, Connecticut, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey and South Carolina offices earned Band 1 distinctions, the highest rating attainable by the directory. In addition to the firm’s national and state-wide rankings, Jackson Lewis attorneys earned individual recognition as Leaders in Their Field, Star Individuals, Up and Coming and Associates to Watch.

Chambers USA ranks the top firms and lawyers across the country in a variety of practice areas, including Labor & Employment, based on written submissions, in-depth attorney and client interviews, and its own database resources. The rankings reflect achievements in work performed, 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)  
  • Stacey C.S. Cerrone (Louisiana)  
  • Deverie J. Christensen (Nevada)  
  • Susan Fahey Desmond (Louisiana) 
  • 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)  
  • Gary L. Greenberg (Ohio)  
  • 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)  
  • Jeffrey B. Keiper (Ohio)  
  • Jessica K. Lang (Massachusetts)*  
  • Lee A. Lastovich (Minnesota)  
  • Ryan Lessmann (Colorado) 
  • Kathleen K. Lucchesi (North Carolina)  
  • Brian L. McDermott (Indiana)  
  • Jane M. McFetridge (Illinois)  
  • Emmett F. McGee Jr. (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)  
  • Amy L. Peck (Nebraska; USA – Nationwide)  
  • Patrick O. Peters (Ohio)#  
  • Nicola Ai Ling Prall (North Carolina)  
  • Robert W. Rachal (Louisiana)  
  • Jenna Rinehart Rassif (Florida)  
  • Chad P. Richter (Nebraska)  
  • Marlo Johnson Roebuck (Michigan)  
  • Daniel G. Rosenthal (Ohio)  
  • Kyle B. Russell (Kansas)  
  • Sarah J. Ryan (Oregon)  
  • Stephanie E. Satterfield (South Carolina)  
  • Andreas N. Satterfield (South Carolina)  
  • Jeffrey 'Jake' 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) 
  • Rene E. Thorne (Louisiana)  
  • Mark P. Tilkens (Wisconsin)  
  • Paul T. Trimmer (Nevada) 
  • Richard F. Vitarelli (Connecticut)  
  • Kenneth M. Wentz (Nebraska)  
  • 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 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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