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Jacqueline R. Guesno

Of Counsel

P 303-892-0404 F 303-892-5575


Jacqueline R. Guesno


Jacqueline R. Guesno is of counsel in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in matters involving alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act.

Jacqui has served as lead trial counsel in 10 employment trials nationwide involving claims of gender discrimination, age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, FMLA interference/retaliation, worker’s compensation retaliation, disability discrimination, race and national origin discrimination, retaliation and FLSA violations.  

Jacqui has extensive experience in the courtroom because she began her career as a Colorado state public defender where she spent almost every day in the courtroom. She was a public defender for nine years and tried in excess of 70 trials including homicides, sexual assaults, assaults, robberies, burglaries, thefts, shaken baby cases and domestic violence cases.  

Throughout her career, Jacqui has earned a reputation as a fierce, tenacious, and highly skilled advocate, who has achieved a high rate of success for her clients and in turn has earned the respect of state and federal judges and fellow attorneys.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • DRI
  • National Employment Law Council

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Minds Matter Denver, Board Member
  • Minds Matter Denver, Mentor
  • Rangeview High School Mock Trial, Coach
  • Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, Volunteer Lawyer