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Jessica L. Sussman


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Jessica L. Sussman is an Associate in the Morristown, New Jersey, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Sussman’s practice focuses on workplace investigations and assessment of various work environments to evaluate discrimination, harassment, and diversity concerns.

She has extensive experience navigating the sensitivities which surround such investigations and assessments including how organizations address them. Ms. Sussman regularly works with clients in all industries to identify vulnerabilities with an eye towards legal compliance and “best practices.”

Ms. Sussman also provides counseling on day-to-day workplace issues and represents clients in various litigation matters, including claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, breach of contract, and other employment related claims. Ms. Sussman has litigated matters in state and federal courts as well as before administrative agencies

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February 12, 2018

New York Lawsuit Alleging Corporate Cover-Up at The Weinstein Company is a Lesson in What Not to Do

February 12, 2018

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, his brother Robert Weinstein, and their company, The Weinstein Company (TWC). The lawsuit, which details allegations of harassment and intimidation of TWC employees by Harvey Weinstein, was filed on Sunday, February 11, 2018, because... Read More

December 13, 2016

Bill Would Limit Applicability of Dodd-Frank Act to Certain Financial Institutions

December 13, 2016

A bill in Congress would significantly amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub. L. 111–203) to change what institutions might be designated a systemically important risk requiring additional scrutiny. This change may result in reduced regulation of smaller banks. The “Systemic Risk... Read More

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Campus Sexual Assault Investigations Need Greater Fairness for All Parties, Trial Lawyers Group Says
April 24, 2017

The American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) has released a White Paper on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations aimed at improving the process employed by universities to address campus sexual assaults. Concerns over sexual assaults on college campuses had prompted the U.S. Read More