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Ashley C. Zangara

New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4649
F 631-247-0417


Ashley C. Zangara is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

While attending law school, Ms. Zangara was a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing and an Articles Editor for the St. John’s Law Review. Ms. Zangara was a student teacher for the St. John’s Street Law Program during the fall of 2014. She also served as Director of Events and then Vice President of St. John’s Intellectual Property Law Society, and as an intern for the National Labor Relations Board. Upon graduation, Ms. Zangara received the ABA-Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law in recognition of her dedication to the practice area.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Zangara worked as an Associate in the New York City office of a prominent midsize firm where she assisted clients with a variety of business needs.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

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June 21, 2018

What Vermont’s Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Means for Employers

June 21, 2018

Vermont’s recreational marijuana law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018, lifts penalties for individuals possessing limited amounts of marijuana. However, the new law does not require employers to tolerate marijuana possession or use in the workplace. Further, employers may continue to test for marijuana, though any adverse... Read More

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EEOC Subpoena of Pattern-Or-Practice Information Based On Individual Charges Upheld
August 5, 2019

Contrary to the U.S. Supreme Court’s restriction of class actions in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. 338 (2011), courts have granted the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) broad power to issue nationwide pattern-or-practice subpoenas even though only individual charges were filed against the employer. Read More

Employee’s Receipt of Social Security Benefits May Prevent a Subsequent Claim for Disability Discrimination under the ADA
May 6, 2019

An employee who applies for and receives Social Security disability benefits may be judicially estopped from bringing a disability discrimination claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) according to a recent Louisiana District Court case. Tanner v. BD LaPlace, LLC. Read More

DOT-Regulated Truck Driver’s Claims Dismissed Because He Could Not Prove “Shy Bladder” Condition
April 3, 2019

An employer lawfully terminated a commercial motor vehicle driver after the driver was unable to provide a sufficient amount of urine during a random drug test and could not prove that he had a medical condition that would have prevented him from providing the specimen. Beller v. Wal-Mart Transp., LLC, No. 17-cv-530, 2019 U.S. Read More