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Edward M. Cherof

Principal
Atlanta

P 404-586-1851
F 404-525-1173
Edward.Cherof@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Edward M. Cherof is a Principal in the Atlanta, Georgia, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  He is also the co-leader of the firm’s Workplace Training Practice Group.

Since joining the firm in 1986, Mr. Cherof has represented employers in all aspects of labor and employment law and litigation. He has extensive experience providing employers with strategic advice relating to union organizing and in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board. He also regularly assists clients in addressing the full scope of employment law matters, including those arising under federal and state fair employment laws.

Mr. Cherof advises clients extensively in all areas of the preventive practice, including employee discipline, layoffs, wage and hour matters, human resource policies, drug testing and disability management. He frequently lectures on labor and employment law developments before professional and business organizations. In 2006, Mr. Cherof was named one the Top One Hundred Labor Lawyers in the U.S. by the Labor Relations Institute.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Cherof worked as a labor relations and human resources manager for Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems. He has also served as in-house labor and employment law counsel at Delta Air Lines. He spends his leisure time playing piano in several bands that appear regularly in the Atlanta area.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Labor Relations Institute, Inc., Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States (2006)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member of the Employee and Labor Relations Committee
  • SHRM’s Generalist Certification Program, Faculty Member

Published Works

  • Employee Benefits Law (Bureau of National Affairs, 1991) [Contributing Editor]

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April 30, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter 2018

April 30, 2018

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2018. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

March 22, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis' Corporate Counsel Conference Highlights Workplace Trends and Developments

March 22, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (March 22, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, hosted its 2018 Corporate Counsel Conference on March 14 - 16 at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Miami. The conference focused on significant developments and trends in employment law, including sexual harassment in the workplace.... Read More

March 20, 2018
Bloomberg BNA

Edward Cherof Discusses the #MeToo Movement and its Impact on Employment Law

March 20, 2018

Edward Cherof discusses the #MeToo movement leading to a surge of work for employment lawyers in "#MeToo Movement Keeps Employment Lawyers Busy," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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February 21, 2019

Illinois Bill Introduced to Require Sexual Harassment Training for All Restaurant Employees

February 21, 2019

Illinois has joined the growing number of states proposing mandatory sexual harassment training with a bill that requires training for restaurant employees. If the Restaurant Anti-Harassment Act is enacted, restaurants must provide sexual harassment prevention training to all employees in Illinois. In the wake of the #MeToo movement... Read More

November 10, 2017

The Speak Out Evolution from Ms. Magazine to #MeToo: The Time Is Now for Employers to Re-Examine Their Practices

November 10, 2017

In a November 5, 2017 article, The New York Times harkened back to the 1977 Ms. magazine cover depicting sexual harassment on its cover. The point was to illustrate the fact that the 1977 Ms. cover is just as relevant today as it was then. In 1986, more than 20 years after the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the U.S. ... Read More

January 26, 2017

New Proposed Anti-Harassment Guidance Addresses Many Issues

January 26, 2017

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment. The 75-page Proposed Guidance follows a Report from the Commission’s Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. This Task Force was co-chaired by Republican Commissioner Victoria A. Lipnic (now Acting... Read More

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May 21toMay 22

Alpharetta, GA
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

May 21, 2019 - 1:00 PM to May 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM EST
9000 Avalon Blvd. - Alpharetta, GA
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Sep 23toSep 24

Las Vegas, NV
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

September 23, 2019 - 1:00 PM to September 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM PST
3400 S. Las Vegas Blvd. - Las Vegas, NV
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Oct 15toOct 16

Chicago, IL
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Remaining Union Free A Counter-Organizing Simulation Preparing Your Team in 2019

October 15, 2019 - 1:00 PM to October 16, 2019 - 6:00 PM CST
540 N Michigan Avenue - Chicago, IL
Credits: CLE - Pending, HRCI - Pending, SHRM - Pending
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Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training in the #MeToo Era: Will Your State Require It?

March 6, 2019 - 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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