Jeffrey L. Rudd


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Jeffrey L. Rudd


Jeffrey L. Rudd is a principal in the Chicago, Illinois, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on employment litigation.

Jeffrey has experience in cases involving claims brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), and various state statutes and common law doctrines relating to employment, including whistleblower claims. In addition to representing clients in federal and state court litigation, Jeffrey also is experienced in representing clients before federal, state, and local administrative agencies. Jeffrey regularly counsels employers regarding various labor and employment law issues, and works extensively with employers in negotiating and preparing employment agreements, managing reductions-in-force, drafting personnel policies, and conducting internal audits and investigations.

Jeffrey has experience representing clients in a variety of industries, including manufacturers, consumer lenders, national exchanges, private equity funds, hedge funds, and proprietary trading firms. He also has substantial experience in defending and prosecuting emergency litigation, particularly with respect to claims involving breaches of non-competition agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breaches of fiduciary duty. He has presented at numerous continuing legal education and industry seminars.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2009-2010, 2012-2015)


Professional Associations and Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association

Published Works

  • "Conducting the Employment Practices Audit, Employee Handbooks," Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2004 and 2010) [Co-Author]