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Corey Donovan Tracey

Principal
Cleveland

P 216-750-0404
F 216-750-0826
corey.tracey@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Corey Donovan Tracey is a Principal in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Tracey counsels management across a broad spectrum of labor and employment law issues arising from all aspects of the employment relationship impacting both multi-state and local employers. She works as a strategic partner with employers to provide practical, business-focused compliance advice on a multitude of management decisions related to hiring; disciplinary action; termination; disability accommodations and leave management; policy and process development and implementation (particularly for multi-state compliance); reductions in force (including WARN Act and Older Workers’ Benefits Protection Act); internal investigations; and other solutions to ensure compliance with federal and state law. Ms. Tracey prides herself on taking the time to learn and understand her clients’ business needs and goals to ensure that her advice offers creative and practical solutions to best fit their needs while at the same time supporting compliant employment practices to avoid litigation. 

Ms. Tracey is also an experienced and engaging trainer. She presents seminars on a wide range of subjects, including: leave management and reasonable accommodations; preventing discrimination, harassment and retaliation; interrupting implicit bias in the workplace; implementing defensible disciplinary actions and performance management; conducting workplace investigations; litigation avoidance; and a variety of other topics.

Ms. Tracey defends employers against charges of discrimination involving claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation before federal and state administrative agencies throughout the United States. She also has experience assisting employers subjected to U.S. Department of Labor audits of Family and Medical Leave Act policies and practices. Ms. Tracey’s advocacy on behalf of clients also extends to defending employers in employment litigation, including actions involving sexual harassment; discrimination on the basis of sex, age, race, religion, national origin, and disability; wrongful termination; breach of contract; and various other claims.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Tracey practiced in the labor and employment law group at a well-regarded regional law firm.

Honors and Recognitions

Corey Donovan Tracey
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • The Beck Center for the Arts, Board of Directors and Chair of Human Resources Committee (2016-Present)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Ohio State Bar Association

Published Works

  • "What PEOs Should Know About the Push for Paid Leave Legislation," PEO Insider Issue (May 2019) [Co-Author]

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May 20, 2019
National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO)

Corey Donovan Tracey and Sabrina Brown Author "What PEOs Should Know About the Push for Paid Leave Legislation"

May 20, 2019

Corey Donovan Tracey and Sabrina Brown author "What PEOs Should Know About the Push for Paid Leave Legislation," published by the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO). Read More

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The #MeToo Movement: Strategies to Prevent Harassment and Protect Your Non-profit Organization

February 14, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.

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Oct 23

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Intermittent FMLA Leave

Corey Donovan Tracey and James Verdi discuss managing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) intermittent leave.

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