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Jackson Lewis Congratulates Carolyn G. Burnette for Being Selected as a 2015 American Arbitration Association Fellow

SACRAMENTO, CA (January 21, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Carolyn Burnette has been selected as a 2015 Leon Higginbotham Fellow.  The American Arbitration Association selected Ms. Burnette and only 11 others from across the country for their exceptional work and commitment to becoming mediation and arbitration leaders.

Ms. Burnette serves on the Alternative Dispute Resolution panels of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California and El Dorado County Superior Court. She has demonstrated respect towards both sides of the bar throughout her 17+ years of litigating employment-related matters, and has expanded her practice to include private mediation.

Ms. Burnette can be contacted at Jackson Lewis' Sacramento office at (916) 341-0404 or at


About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.

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For more information about Jackson Lewis, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis

T: (267) 319-7803




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