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Jackson Lewis Launches Trials and Appeals Group

NEW YORK, NY (March 21, 2022) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce the formation of a dedicated Trials and Appeals group to meet the firm’s growing demand for high-stakes class actions, multi-jurisdictional cases and single-plaintiff claims. Donald “Donny” E. English, Jr. and Greg Riolo will lead the nationwide team that has collectively tried more than one thousand employment cases.
 
“Jackson Lewis’ new practice group highlights our attorneys who provide high stakes trial and appellate work to clients of all industries,” said Firm Chair Kevin G. Lauri. “Our team is comprised of veteran trial attorneys and appellate counsel who are ready to help employers resolve their most complex and challenging business disputes.”
 
“Our trial lawyers provide first-chair experience in high-stakes complex class actions and single-plaintiff cases in state and federal courts across the country,” said Donny and Greg. “The need for experienced appellate attorneys is critical to minimize appealable issues prior to an appeal and defend favorable outcomes at the trial court level. Our group exemplifies the exceptional bench strength of our litigators, and allows the firm to draw upon our attorneys’ trial capabilities to support existing and potential clients.”
 
Jackson Lewis’ Trials and Appeals group takes a collaborative and dynamic approach to litigating every case with an eye toward companies and businesses. The trial attorneys collaborate with the firm’s practice and industry groups with resources across the country to provide seamless and sophisticated representation to every client, for various claims, in a cost-effective manner. The firm has significant experience trying cases to verdict on a multitude of allegations including:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Equal pay
  • Gender and pregnancy discrimination
  • Disability discrimination
  • Age discrimination
  • Race/color/national origin discrimination
  • FMLA violations
  • Whistleblower and retaliation claims
  • Denial-of-tenure claims
  • Non-competes, trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Constitutional claims
  • Arbitration agreement enforcement
  • Wrongful termination
  • Defamation
  • Breach of contract
  • ERISA
  • White collar claims

More information about the firm’s Trials and Appeals group is available here.

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. 
 
Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com

For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Chief Communications Officer 
T: (267) 319-7803 / E: Lara.Hamm@jacksonlewis.com


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Donald E. English, Jr.

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