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Jacqueline F. Langland


*Admitted only in IA and NE

P 602-714-7044
F 602-714-7045


Jacqueline F. Langland is an Associate in the Phoenix, Arizona, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law, with an emphasis on employment litigation and litigation prevention.

Ms. Langland represents small and mid-sized businesses, as well as Fortune 500 companies, in a wide range of employment litigation matters. Ms. Langland routinely defends employers and members of management against 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 Iowa Civil Rights Act, the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Ms. Langland also has experience representing employers with respect to unfair competition claims, including claims for breach of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements. Ms. Langland prepares for, and litigates claims through trial, including taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses for trial, engaging in pre-trial motion practice and oral argument, and questioning witnesses at trial.

A significant portion of Ms. Langland’s practice is also devoted to preventing litigation, where possible. Ms. Langland regularly provides general advice and preventative counseling to employers, assists employers 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 companies’ internal procedures.

Ms. Langland joined Jackson Lewis in March 2014. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Langland 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. Ms. Langland conducted the judges’ legal research and drafted rulings for them.

Ms. Langland is a South Dakota native and attended South Dakota State University for her Bachelor’s degree. For law school, Ms. Langland attended the University of Iowa College of Law. During her studies at Iowa Law, Ms. Langland 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.

Honors and Recognitions

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)).