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Three Jackson Lewis Attorneys Named 2019 Client Service All-Stars

WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 28, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principals David G. Islinger, Ryan P. Lessmann and Daniel D. Schudroff have been recognized by The BTI Consulting Group as 2019 Client Service All-Stars. According to BTI, the Client Service All-Stars deliver incomparable levels of client service excellence, demonstrate an unrelenting pursuit to find what best fulfills their clients’ needs, can simplify the most complex of legal matters and are unwavering in their dedication to clients.

"We commend David, Ryan and Daniel on this recognition and for their dedication to providing their clients with top-notch service every single day,” said Firm Co-Chairs William J. Anthony and Kevin G. Lauri in a joint statement. “Our number one priority is for our attorneys to be their client’s best advocates by demonstrating a steadfast commitment to their business needs, understanding their expectations and providing regular opportunities for  — and demonstrating their receptiveness to — feedback. David, Ryan and Daniel are fantastic ambassadors for the firm, and we are confident they will continue to serve as great examples of the fine legal talent we have at Jackson Lewis."

Morristown Principal David G. Islinger devotes his practice primarily to traditional labor law, training and counseling matters. Mr. Islinger has extensive experience representing employers in representation cases and unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He has also represented employers in numerous grievance and arbitration proceedings involving issues surrounding contract interpretation, wage issues and discipline and discharge. Further, Mr. Islinger has represented employers before federal and state government employment agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Jersey Department of Labor.

Mr. Islinger regularly speaks to executives, managers, and supervisors on workplace issues, having provided training to thousands of managers and employees on virtually all workplace issues including harassment and discrimination concerns, union avoidance and contract administration, disabilities management, and wage and hour law.

Ryan Lessmann is the Office Managing Principal of the Denver, Colorado, office of the firm. He practices primarily in the area of employment litigation, including representing employers against claims alleging discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination, matters involving trade secret protection, restrictive covenants and unfair competition, and various contract issues. Mr. Lessmann also counsels and defends employers in wage and hour compliance matters.

New York City Principal Daniel D. Schudroff focuses his practice on traditional labor matters, employment litigation and counseling. Mr. Schudroff represents clients in both federal and state courts, as well as before administrative agencies. He also advocates on behalf of employers at arbitration hearings and during collective bargaining negotiations. In addition, he regularly advises unionized and non-unionized clients with respect to a wide array of issues arising under the National Labor Relations Act and Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. Mr. Schudroff also regularly counsels employers affected by the Fair Labor Standards Act, Railway Labor Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, New York Labor Law, and Taylor Law. Mr. Schudroff regularly authors articles about the intersection between labor law and popular culture. 

About Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service and depth of expertise draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. 

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