Jeffrey W. Brecher

Principal and Office Litigation Manager
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4652 F 631-247-0417


Jeffrey W. Brecher


Jeffrey W. Brecher is a principal and the office litigation manager of the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis, and is co-leader of the firm's Wage and Hour practice group. He has litigated hundreds of cases, defending management at arbitration, before state and federal administrative agencies and at trial.

Jeff regularly advises clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including discrimination and related claims arising under Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and New York State and City laws.

He has significant experience representing employers in national collective and class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law for wage-related claims.

Jeff is also an author and contributing editor of the Family and Medical Leave Act treatise, published in 2006 by BNA Books in conjunction with the American Bar Association.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, “Litigation - Labor and Employment” (2023)
  • New York Super Lawyers®, "Super Lawyers" (2013-present)
  • Legal 500 USA, “Recommended Attorney” (2022)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association