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Nicky Jatana Honored as a Top 100 Lawyer by the Los Angeles Business Journal

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 19, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Nicky Jatana has been named a 2022 Top 100 Lawyer by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Nicky was selected for her legal achievements, community involvement and impact on the profession.

“Throughout the time I have known Nicky, she has proven herself as an exemplary leader inside the courtroom and in the legal community,” said Firm Chair Kevin G. Lauri. “She is a talented attorney who puts client service at the forefront, and we congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition.”

Nicky is the firm’s Los Angeles office managing principal, where she focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling for employers regarding daily workplace issues. She has significant trial and arbitration experience and has spent the majority of her career focusing on complex and class action litigation in wage and hour matters and alleged Fair Credit Reporting Act violations. Nicky frequently litigates wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, and other labor and employment-related matters. Additionally, Nicky regularly conducts management training focusing on modern employment issues.

Nicky has experience working with in-house and outside general counsel and maintains an impressive track record of efficiently solving the most complex issues facing employers today. She frequently represents employers in the retail, real estate, media and entertainment, restaurant, manufacturing, life sciences, transportation and banking industries, among others. Nicky practices in both state and federal courts and also before such tribunals as the EEOC, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Department of Industrial Relations - Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

Since 2011, Nicky has served as our liaison for Jackson Lewis’ national relationship with the Association of Corporate Counsel, in addition to holding several key leadership positions at the firm, including a member of the firm’s Advisory Committee to the firm’s Board of Directors, co-chair of the Asian American Resource Group and co-leader of the Privacy, e-Communication and Data Security practice group. As a longtime attorney at Jackson Lewis, Nicky is known as a passionate mentor of junior attorneys who enjoys creating a beneficial professional relationship with mentees to enhance their skills and help them advance on the path to a rewarding career.

Nicky earned her J.D. at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and her B.A. from Rutgers University.

Jackson Lewis’ Los Angeles office can be reached at (213) 689-0404.

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