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WHITE PLAINS, NY (January 10, 2011) -- Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing workplace law firms, announced that 19 attorneys have been named Partners.  The recently elected Partners represent a broad range of workplace law experience and are located throughout Jackson Lewis’ 46 offices across the country.

“Each of our new Partners has been an outstanding addition to our firm,” says Firm-wide Managing Partner Patrick L. Vaccaro.  “These attorneys’ commitment to Jackson Lewis as well as to their clients has helped us increase the depth and breadth of our service to employers throughout the country, and we celebrate their elevation.”

The new Partners are:
• Colin L. Barnacle (Denver)
• Jared L. Bryan (Orange County)
• Hallie D. Caldarone (Chicago)
• Robert W. Capobianco (Atlanta)
• Michael J. DePonte (Dallas)
• Mieke A. Hemstreet (Birmingham)
• Shymeka L. Hunter (Atlanta)
• Rebecca R. Massiatte (Dallas)
• Antone Melton-Meaux (Minneapolis)
• Peter H. Nohle (Seattle)
• John A. Ontiveros (San Francisco)
• Emily M. Petroski (Detroit)
• Marlo Roebuck (Detroit)
• Cynthia S. Sandoval (Orange County)
• Robert J. Schnack (Sacramento)
• Jennifer A. Schwartz (Miami)
• Craig W. Snethen (Pittsburgh)
• Jason Stein (New Orleans)
• Sara A. Weinberg (Chicago)

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About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis, dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law, is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with over 650 attorneys practicing in 46 cities nationwide. We have a wide-range of specialized practice areas, including: Affirmative Action and OFCCP Diversity Planning; Disability, Leave and Health Management; Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation, Workplace Privacy and Executive Compensation; Global Immigration; Labor, including Preventive Practices; Litigation, including Class Actions, Complex Litigation and e-Discovery; Trade Secrets, Non-Competes and Workplace Technology; Wage and Hour Compliance; Workplace Safety Compliance and Corporate Diversity Counseling.  In addition, Jackson Lewis provides advice nationally in other workplace law areas, including: Reductions in Force, WARN Act; Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations; Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management; International Employment Issues; Management Education, including e-Based Training; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Public Sector Issues; Government Relations and Collegiate and Professional Sports.

For the 10th consecutive year, Jackson Lewis has been recognized for delivering client service excellence to the world’s largest corporations.  Representing a decade of excellence, Jackson Lewis has once again earned a spot on the BTI Client Service A-Team.  Jackson Lewis has also been recognized by in-house counsel of Fortune 1000 companies in a survey conducted by BTI Consulting Group as “the single highest-ranked firm clients want by their side in employment battles”.  In addition, Jackson Lewis is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the categories of both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms”.  Jackson Lewis has one of the most active employment litigation practices in the United States, with a current caseload of over 5000 litigations and approximately 300 class actions; with over 2100 litigations brought to the firm in 2010 alone. Additional information about Jackson Lewis can be found at

For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis
T: (703) 483-8373, E: