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Ashley C. Zangara

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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Vermont Attorney General Publishes Guide to Marijuana in the Workplace
June 20, 2018

Vermont’s recreational marijuana law will take effect on July 1, 2018. (Click here for our previous blog summarizing this law and its impact on employers).  On June 14, 2018, the Vermont Office of the Attorney General published the Guide to Vermont’s Laws on Marijuana in the Workplace. Read More

An Employee’s Workplace Asthma Attack May Trigger FMLA Protections
May 30, 2018

Many times, timing is everything (or nearly so).  For example, in Dighello v. Thurston Foods, Inc. (and unlike the Eleventh Circuit’s ruling in Bailey v. Read More

Recovering Alcoholic’s Claims Dismissed Because He Did Not Show He Was “Disabled”
March 16, 2018

A federal court in New York dismissed all claims asserted by a recovering alcoholic under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act for numerous reasons including that he did not show he was “disabled.” Johnson v. N.Y. State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Servs., No. 16-cv-9769 (S.D.N.Y. March 13, 2018). Read More