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Colleen S. Heckman

Associate
Berkeley Heights
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Colleen S. Heckman is an associate in the Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Colleen is committed to working tirelessly to defend clients when litigation arises.

Colleen represents employers in a wide range of litigation issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, and wage and hour matter in state and federal courts, and administrative agencies. Colleen also conducts workplace investigations. 

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Colleen represented public and private employers at a prominent New Jersey law firm in labor and employment litigation in various courts and administrative agencies. She also counseled employers on day-to-day labor and employment matters and conducted workplace investigations.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, “Ones to Watch: Labor and Employment Law – Management" and "Ones to Watch: Litigation – Labor and Employment” (2024)
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2023)

Speeches

  • “Basics of Employment Law,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, PA, August 2018) (presenter)

Credentials

Education
Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
J.D.

Drexel Law Review (lead editor)

CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Employment Law

University of Pittsburgh
B.A.

cum laude

Admitted to Practice
3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
New Jersey - D. N.J.
Pennsylvania - E.D. Pa.
Pennsylvania - M.D. Pa.
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
J.D.

Drexel Law Review (lead editor)

CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Employment Law

University of Pittsburgh
B.A.

cum laude

3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
New Jersey - D. N.J.
Pennsylvania - E.D. Pa.
Pennsylvania - M.D. Pa.
New Jersey
Pennsylvania

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