Audrey Olson Gardner


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Audrey Olson Gardner


Audrey Olson Gardner is an associate in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law in both single-plaintiff and class-action matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, unfair competition, and employee benefit claims.   

While attending law school, Audrey was the executive editor of the San Diego International Law Journal and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in 14th Amendment and Constitutional Theory. She also worked as a teaching assistant for the University of San Diego School of Law Legal Writing and Research Department, served as a judicial extern for Presiding Justice Roger W. Boren (Ret.) at the California Court of Appeal, and completed internships at the California Attorney General’s Office and U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Illinois Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2023)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Women Lawyers of Utah

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Utah Bar Association Tuesday Night Bar, Pro Bono Attorney

Published Works

  • “Misclassification of Employees under the FLSA,” California Apparel News (October 2015) [Co-Author]
  • “Brown v. Plata and the Expansion of Federal Equity Jurisdiction,” California Criminal Law Journal (Fall 2014) [Author]