Jacqueline F. Langland


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Jacqueline F. Langland


Jacqueline F. Langland is an associate in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Prior to transferring to Phoenix, Jacqueline was based in Jackson Lewis’ Omaha, Nebraska office. She represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment litigation and litigation prevention.

Jacqueline represents small and mid-sized businesses, as well as Fortune 500 companies, in a wide range of employment litigation matters. She routinely defends lawsuits and administrative charges alleging violation of federal, state, and local employment laws, such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Arizona Civil Rights Act, the Iowa Civil Rights Act, the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jacqueline also has experience representing employers in unfair competition claims, including claims for breach of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements. Jacqueline prepares and litigates claims through trial, including taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses for trial, pre-trial motion practice and oral argument, and questioning witnesses at trial.

A significant portion of Jacqueline’s practice is also devoted to litigation prevention. She regularly provides advice and preventative counseling to employers, assists with internal investigations and the drafting of internal policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, and trains members of management on legal best practices and their internal procedures.

Jacqueline joined Jackson Lewis in March 2014. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Jacqueline served as the sole law clerk for all of the judges in Iowa’s District 8A, including six district court judges, two senior judges, multiple district associate judges, and several magistrate judges. Jacqueline conducted the judges’ legal research and drafted rulings for them.

During her studies at the University of Iowa College of Law, Jacqueline was a full-tuition Law Merit Scholarship recipient, served as an articles editor for the Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, and was a research assistant for a professor.


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Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Ones to Watch: Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2021-present)
  • Great Plains Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2015-present)

Published Works

  • Jacqueline F. Langland, Note, Indian Status Under the Major Crimes Act, 15 J. Gender, Race & Just. 109 (2012) (cited in Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Tribal Membership and Indian Nationhood, 37 Am. Indian L. Rev. 1 (2012); Luke Emmer Miles, Note, A Tale of Two Statutes: Zepeda and the Ninth Circuit's Descent into Jurisdictional Madness, 39 Am. Indian L. Rev. 269 (2014); Alex Tallchief Skibine, Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country, 10 Alb. Gov’t L. Rev. 49 (2017); Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Politics, Indian Law, and the Constitution, 108 Calif. L. Rev. 495 (2020); Alana Paris, An Unfair Cross Section: Federal Jurisdiction for Indian Country Crimes Dismantles Jury Community Conscience, 16 Nw. J.L. & SOC. POL'Y 92 (2020); Kaylee Snyder, Note, State v. Nobles: Chance to Settle Needless Jurisdictional Turbulence, 45 Am. Indian L. Rev. 361 (2021); Avery Locklear, Are You Native American?, 100 N.C. L. Rev. Addendum 118 (2022); Jordan Gross, Taking Stock: Open Questions and Unfinished Business Under the VAWA Amendments to the Indian Civil Rights Act, 73 HASTINGS L.J. 475 (Feb. 2022)).