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Eric J. Felsberg

Principal
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4640
F 631-247-0417
Eric.Felsberg@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Eric J. Felsberg is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and the National Director of the firm's Data Analytics Group.

As the National Director of the firm's Data Analytics Group, Mr. Felsberg leads a team of multi-disciplinary lawyers, statisticians, data scientists, and analysts with decades of experience managing the interplay of data analytics and the law. Under Mr. Felsberg’s leadership, the Data Analytics Group applies proprietary algorithms and state-of-the-art modeling techniques to help employers evaluate risk and drive legal strategy. In addition to other services, the team offers talent analytics for recruitment, workforce management and equity and policy assessments through predictive modeling, partners with employers in the design of data-driven solutions that comply with applicable workplace law, manages and synthesizes large data sets from myriad sources into analyzable formats, provides compliance assessment and litigation support services including damage calculations, risk assessments, and selection decision analyses, and offers strategic labor relations assistance including determination of long term costs of collective bargaining agreements, review of compliance with collectively bargained compensation plans and assessment of the efficacy of training programs. The Data Analytics Group designs its service delivery models to maximize the protections afforded by the attorney-client and other privileges.

Mr. Felsberg also provides training and daily counsel to employers in various industries on day-to-day employment issues and the range of federal, state, and local affirmative action compliance obligations. Mr. Felsberg works closely with employers to prepare affirmative action plans for submission to the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) during which he analyzes and investigates personnel selection and compensation systems. Mr. Felsberg has successfully represented employers during OFCCP compliance reviews, OFCCP individual complaint investigations, and in matters involving OFCCP claims of class-based discrimination. He regularly evaluates and counsels employers regarding compensation systems both proactively as well as in response to complaints and enforcement actions.

Mr. Felsberg is an accomplished and recognized speaker on issues of workplace analytics and affirmative action compliance.

While at Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Felsberg served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Lawyer’s Alliance for New York, Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Legal Services to Non-profits (2011)
The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms

Published Works

  • "Creating a Beck Statute: Recent Congressional Attempts and a Proposal for the Future," Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 15.1 (Fall 1997) [Author]

Speeches and Presentations

“Meet the New Business Partner That is Changing the Way Employers Conduct Business,” New York State SHRM (Albany, NY, September 2018) (presenter)


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January 4, 2019
EHS Today

John Bryson II and Eric Felsberg Discuss the EEOC Establishing Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics

January 4, 2019

John Bryson II and Eric Felsberg discuss the EEOC launching Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics, a new research office aimed at exposing employers to data about discrimination in "EEOC Pursues Deliberate Mission Creep," published by EHS Today. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

June 19, 2018
CIO Magazine

Eric Felsburg Discusses Essential Steps for Getting Started on Your Predictive Analytics Initiative

June 19, 2018

Eric Felsburg discusses how companies can utilize predictive analytics to address future business needs and opportunities in "How to get started with predictive analytics," in CIO Magazine. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 25, 2018
Chief Executive

Joy Chin and Eric Felsberg Discuss Leveraging Employee Data

April 25, 2018

Joy Chin and Eric Felsberg discuss leveraging employee data so employers can make better hiring decisions and reduce termination rates in "Getting the Most from Employee Data," published by Chief Executive Magazine.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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December 26, 2018

EEOC Launches Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics

December 26, 2018

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has established the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) to “provide [their] customers timely, accurate, and bias-free data and information to prevent and remedy unlawful employment discrimination, and improve organizational performance.” EEOC Director and Chief Data Officer... Read More

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Accelerating Your Pay Equity Efforts: What Auto Industry Employers Need to Know Now

May 9, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: CLE - *Pending, HRCI - 1.0, SHRM - 1.0
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What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been… A Look Back at OFCCP in 2018 and What to Expect in 2019

February 12, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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How to Set Competitive Starting Salaries While Navigating the Minefield of Pay Equity Laws

March 29, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM EST

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EEOC Launches Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics
December 26, 2018

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has established the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) to “provide [their] customers timely, accurate, and bias-free data and information to prevent and remedy unlawful employment discrimination, and improve organizational performance.” EEOC Director and Chief Data Officer Sam Read More

Were Analytics the Real MVP of the Super Bowl?
February 9, 2018

As the Eagles readied to celebrate the franchise’s first Vince Lombardi trophy, an unlikely candidate basked in the glow of being declared the game’s Most Valuable Player. Read More

Charting Your Course on the Data Analytics Highway
September 14, 2017

Should data analytics be used as a tool to uncover new insights from company data, or should it be used to answer or solve a specific business inquiry or problem? This question is central to any analytics project design. Read More