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Cashida N. Okeke


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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 life sciences 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

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April 4, 2019
Greenville Journal

Cashida Okeke Discusses How the Cinderella Project is Helping Students In Need Attend Prom

April 4, 2019

Cashida Okeke discusses how The Cinderella Project is helping, high school students in need receive prom dresses, shoes, and accessories — for free in "Local teens receive free prom dresses through Cinderella Project," published by the Greenville Journal. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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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

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Illinois Equal Pay Act Mandates to Take Effect September 29
September 28, 2019

Amendments to Illinois’ Equal Pay Act (EPA) go into effect on September 29, 2019, leaving employers little time to adjust their hiring practices.  No Inquiries into Salary History. Read More

House of Representatives Passes Paycheck Fairness Act to Strengthen Equal Pay Act
April 4, 2019

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives continue to call for stronger protections to combat wage inequality. By a vote of 242-187, the House recently passed the Paycheck Fairness Act to enhance the federal protections guaranteed under the EPA. Read More

Court Holds New Jersey’s Equal Pay Act Will Not Be Applied Retroactively
February 21, 2019

The Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (NJEPA) does not apply retroactively to conduct occurring before to its effective date, July 1, 2018, a federal district court has ruled. Perrotto v. Morgan Advanced Materials, 2:18-cv-13825-WJM-MF (D. N.J. Jan. 14, 2019). The court granted the employer’s motion to dismiss. Read More