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NEW YORK, NY (January 3, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the firm has elevated 16 attorneys to principal status, effective January 1, 2022.

“Our new principals have proven themselves as exceptional practitioners and their passion for delivering innovative solutions for clients is unmatched,” said Firm Chair Kevin G. Lauri. “Congratulations to our new principals, I am confident your talent and dedication will enhance our overall commitment to quality work and client service excellence.”

Congratulations to: 
Luke P. Breslin (Berkeley Heights and Monmouth County)
Ryan C. Chapoteau (New York City)
Lindsey H. Chopin (New Orleans)
Emily J. Gelhaus (Cincinnati) 
Eric J. Gitig (Los Angeles)
Brian L. Hayden (Jacksonville)
Mary M. McCudden (Baltimore)
David M. Pixley (Cleveland)
Christopher M. Repole (New York)
Janelle J. Sahouria (San Francisco)
Kymiya St. Pierre (Orange County)
Keerthi Sugumaran (Boston)
Lindsay Dennis Swiger (Jacksonville)
Justin E. Theriault (Hartford) 
James P. Verdi (Cleveland)
Steven M. Zimmerman (Los Angeles)

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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Lara Hamm, Director of Communications and Public Relations
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