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Jonathan E. Sacks


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Jonathan E. Sacks is an Associate in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Mr. Sacks represents clients in a wide variety of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour, unemployment compensation, hiring and firing, sexual harassment, and conducting internal investigations. His experience includes counseling and defending alleged violations of the FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, and other discrimination issues. He frequently represents private and public sector employers in federal and state court and in administrative proceedings.

In addition to handling labor and employment matters, Mr. Sacks has an extensive municipal law practice where he represents counties and other public entities on various issues, including employment, constitutional law, contracts, land use and zoning, and police practice matters. He also assists school districts with every aspect of education law.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Sacks worked with a Milwaukee-based law firm where he represented clients in labor and employment matters, including advising counties, school districts, and other public entities on employment law and civil rights issues. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Allen J. Littlefield, N.J. Superior Court – Civil Division.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Wisconsin Law Journal, Up and Coming Lawyers (2019)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Washington County Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Albrecht Free Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness of Washington County, Inc., Board Member
  • Washington County Historical Society, Board Member
  • West Bend Sunrise Rotary, President Elect, Board Member
  • Wills for Heroes Wisconsin, Pro Bono Attorney

Published Works

  • “Beware Landmines: Ethical Considerations in Defending Employment Cases,” Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, (Summer 2017) [Co-Author]
  • “An Analysis of the Legality of Conversion Therapy,” Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion (2011), [Author] 

Speeches and Presentations

  • “School Law Expert Panel: How to Handle Your Biggest Challenge,” National Business Institute (Milwaukee, WI, November 2018) (panelist)
  • “Corporation Counsel/Defense Counsel Forum,” Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation (Stevens Point, WI, October 2016) (presenter)​

See AllJonathan E. Sacks in the News

September 18, 2019
Wisconsin Law Journal

Jonathan Sacks is Spotlighted as a "2019 Up and Coming Lawyer" Honoree

September 18, 2019

Jonathan Sacks is spotlighted as a "2019 Up and Coming Lawyer" honoree in the Wisconsin Law Journal.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More