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Jackson Lewis' Todd Van Dyke Named Atlanta Office Managing Shareholder

ATLANTA, GA (November 18, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Todd Van Dyke has been elevated to Office Managing Shareholder in Atlanta.  Mr. Van Dyke, who formerly served as Litigation Manager of the office, succeeds David Gordon, who elected to transition out of the position to focus on his duties as Counsel to the firm, his role on Jackson Lewis’ Board of Directors and client management.  Jeffrey “Jake” Schwartz will assume the role of Litigation Manager in Atlanta.

“Todd’s strong management skills have been honed during his years as Litigation Manager, and he has demonstrated a genuine commitment to the growth of the office,” said Firm Chairman Vincent A. Cino. “We are excited about his vision for growing our regional footprint and are confident the office will continue to thrive under his leadership.”

“I am honored to take on this new role,” said Mr. Van Dyke.  “I have benefitted from a great mentor in David, and I look forward to building upon the foundation he has laid to expand our reach in Atlanta.”

Mr. Van Dyke litigates all types of employment law claims, including claims alleging sexual harassment, sex discrimination, disability discrimination, age discrimination, race, color, and national origin discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and state tort issues in federal and state courts and in arbitration.

His practice includes single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, class and collective action cases and EEOC pattern and practice cases. Mr. Van Dyke also regularly advises companies on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour, disability leave management, background checks, employment agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, and other human resources policies and procedures. He is a frequent speaker before business and employer associations.

Mr. Van Dyke has extensive experience representing employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) carriers and defending their insureds in various legal matters. He has coordinated the defense of EPLI claims on a national and local level and conducted training for underwriters and claims examiners on various employment law topics, including claims handling and processing, retaliation, and wage and hour issues.

Mr. Van Dyke also has significant experience prosecuting and defending claims for injunctive relief and monetary damages involving trade secrets, non-competition agreements, non-solicitation agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.

Mr. Van Dyke has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® and Georgia Super Lawyers.  He received his B.A. from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from George Washington University.

Jackson Lewis’ Atlanta office can be reached at (404) 525-8200.

 

 

About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of specialized areas of practice provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship. Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms and practices in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific Region.

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

 

    

For more information about Jackson Lewis, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Jackson Lewis

T: (267) 319-7803

E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

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Vincent A. Cino

Vincent A. Cino
Chairman
Morristown

Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz
Principal and Office Litigation Manager
Atlanta

Todd Van Dyke

Todd Van Dyke
Office Managing Principal
Atlanta