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Jessica M. Marsh

Of Counsel
Minneapolis

P 612-359-1762
F 612-341-0609
Jessica.Marsh@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jessica M. Marsh is Of Counsel in the Minneapolis, MN, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is certified as a Labor and Employment Law Specialist through the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Ms. Marsh’s traditional labor experience includes assisting both unionized and union-free workplaces facing union organizing attempts, picketing and/or strike activity, and union election petitions. Ms. Marsh defends employers responding to unfair-labor practice charges at the NLRB Regional Offices and on exceptions to the NLRB. Ms. Marsh also represents employers in labor arbitrations and advises on contract-administration matters.

Ms. Marsh’s employment litigation experience includes defending single-plaintiff and class-action employment lawsuits in Minnesota state and federal district courts, and on appeals to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, the Minnesota Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit.

Ms. Marsh also responds to charges of discrimination before various city, state, and federal administrative agencies. 

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Minnesota Mother Attorneys Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Yours, Mine, Ours, or No One’s?: Joint Employers and Independent Contractors,” The 43rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (Minneapolis, MN, November 2016) (panelist)
  • “Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Hostile Work Environment Under Federal State Law,” Minnesota State Bar Association (Minneapolis, MN, May 2015) (presenter)

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July 9, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

July 9, 2018

In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement, President Donald Trump was presented with the rare opportunity to make his second U.S. Supreme Court nomination in as many years, nominating the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh to succeed Justice Kennedy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Kavanaugh would bring more than a dozen years of... Read More

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NLRB General Counsel Issues Employer-Friendly Work Rule Guidance
June 10, 2018

On June 6, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, the NLRB’s chief prosecutor, issued a detailed, 20-page Memorandum to the NLRB Regional Offices entitled “Guidance on Handbook Rules Post-Boeing.” (As General Counsel, Robb decides which unfair labor practice charges filed in the various NLRB regional offices should be pursued. Read More

Hold On! — Democratic Senators Challenge New Labor Board GC’s Plans
December 14, 2017

Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Ranking Member, Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) have written to  new NLRB General Counsel Peter B. Read More

Unions Winning More Elections, But Organizing Fewer New Workers
March 21, 2017

Unions won 72% of all representation elections conducted by the National Labor Relations Board in 2016, and 74% when the election involved a small unit of 49 workers or less, according to a Bloomberg BNA report based on NLRB data. These percentages are a four-year high for unions. Read More