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Jeremy S. Schneider

Washington, D.C. Region

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Jeremy Schneider is an Associate in the Washington, DC Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in a wide array of employment, non-compete, and whistleblower litigation. Jeremy also provides advice and training to management to help employers avoid litigation.

Jeremy represents management in state and federal court, arbitrations, and before administrative agencies such as the EEOC, DOL, and OSHA. He also represents management in cases arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. He dedicates a large part of his practice to helping clients protect their competitive interests through enforcing covenants not to compete and litigating breaches of duty of loyalty and theft of trade secrets claims.

Jeremy also has extensive experience litigating whistleblower cases brought under the False Claims Act, Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley, and various state whistleblower laws. Prior to joining the firm, Jeremy represented qui tam relators in False Claims Act actions, building relationships with Department of Justice officials, as well as various United States Attorneys’ offices throughout the country, assisting the federal government in investigating sealed complaints and prosecuting FCA violations. At Jackson Lewis, Jeremy represents companies, their boards, executives, and individual employees in all aspects of FCA and other whistleblower litigation. His practice also includes conducting internal investigations, due diligence, implementation of compliance programs, defending against government investigations, enforcement actions, and civil proceedings.

Jeremy is also a frequent speaker before human resource organizations, industry and bar associations, and conferences on employment and whistleblower issues. He lives in Leesburg, Virginia, with his wife and three children.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Dulles Chamber of Commerce
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Loudoun County Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management, Leesburg and NOVA Chapters

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August 13, 2018
Law 360

Jeremy Schneider Comments on Courtroom Preparation

August 13, 2018

Jeremy Schneider comments on courtroom strategy and how to prepare for a trial in "'Come Loaded For Bear' Before Manafort Judge, Attys Say," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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February 22, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Narrows Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Protections

February 22, 2018

The anti-retaliation provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 protects only employees who complain directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Supreme Court has held in a unanimous decision. Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers, No. 16-1276 (Feb. 21, 2018). The Court... Read More

September 27, 2017

Supreme Court Preview: 2017-2018 Term

September 27, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court will begin its 2017-2018 Term with no shortage of cases significant to employers and businesses. Cases to watch involve questions about employment arbitration agreements, Dodd-Frank Act’s protections of internal whistleblowers, and state laws barring discrimination against LGBTQ people. Arbitration Agreements... Read More

July 18, 2017

Supreme Court Set to Decide Whether Dodd-Frank Protects Internal Whistleblowers

July 18, 2017

On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Dodd-Frank Act’s whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions protect employees who only complain internally to their employer, but do not complain directly to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In doing so, the Court may resolve a more than year old split among... Read More

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The False Claims Act: Latest Developments and Strategies to Minimize Risk

December 11, 2018 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

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A Look Back at Key Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Issues in 2018
February 13, 2019

2018 was a transformative year for corporate governance. Record whistleblower awards, an increasing number internal investigations partly arising out of the #MeToo movement, an expansion of the role of companies’ boards, and corporate social responsibility all shaped 2018. This is our retrospective review of these trends. Read More

Fourth Circuit Upholds Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Retaliation Finding and Substantial Monetary Award
June 17, 2016

On May 20, 2015, a split Fourth Circuit panel ruled Deltek, Inc., a Virginia-based software and information services provider, must pay a terminated whistleblower four years of front wages and thirty thousand dollars ($30,000) in college tuition. In doing so, two thirds of the panel affirmed the U.S. Read More