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Cashida N. Okeke

Associate
Greenville

P 864-232-7000
F 864-235-1381
Cashida.Okeke@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Cashida N. Okeke is an Associate in the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling. 

Ms. Okeke represents employers in various employment and labor matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation brought under Title VII and the ADEA, as well as in general employment litigation matters such as wrongful termination. Ms. Okeke also assists in advising clients on issues related to wage and hour matters and in defending ERISA and breach of contract claims.

Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Okeke was an associate at a nationwide law firm, where she practiced in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, e-Discovery, and business litigation.

While attending law school, Ms. Okeke served as Associate Editor in Chief of the ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Law Journal. 

Honors and Recognitions

  • South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division “Stars of the Quarter” Recipient - 2016

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Young Advocates Committee
  • South Carolina Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee
  • South Carolina Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Color of Justice Committee (Co-Chair)
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association, Community Service Committee

See AllPublications

March 5, 2018

Massachusetts AG’s Office Issues Guidance on Equal Pay Law Set to Take Effect in July

March 5, 2018

On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General issued its much-anticipated guidance on the state’s new pay equity law, set to take effect on July 1, 2018. The Massachusetts pay equity legislation amended the state’s Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA). Among other things, the amendment changed the definition of... Read More

See AllBlog Posts by Cashida N. Okeke

Pay Equity for All: UK’s Equal Pay Advice Service Provides Free Legal Advice
November 29, 2018

A free service to help provide legal advice to female low-income earners on pay equity matters is now available in the United Kingdom. Read More

Leading By Example: Oregon State Government Conducts Expansive Internal Pay Equity Analysis
October 3, 2018

Oregon’s state government, ahead of the January 1, 2019, effective date of the state Equal Pay Act (EPA), is conducting an expansive, behind-the-scenes pay equity analysis of its departments to identify and remedy any potential pay disparities between male and female employees. Read More

Protest Challenges Pay Discrimination Behind the Lens
August 30, 2018

Since the start of the “Times Up” and “Me Too” movements, the spotlight has remained on the gender-based wage disparities existing between female and male actors that work on the same cinematic productions, yet receive unequal pay. Read More