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Jonathan A. Roth

Of Counsel
Greenville

P 864-672-8081
F 864-235-1381
Jonathan.Roth@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jonathan Roth is Of Counsel in the Greenville, South Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He practices in the area of employment litigation, representing management in cases alleging discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Mr. Roth has extensive experience in single-plaintiff litigation involving Title VII, the ADA, and the ADEA. In addition to single-plaintiff actions, Mr. Roth has experience in defending employers against class and collective action suits.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Roth served in the United States Marine Corps. While in the Marines, Mr. Roth served in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and achieved the rank of Captain.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Roth was an associate at a nationwide law firm, where he worked as a labor and employment associate.

Honors and Recognitions

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Georgia Bar Association

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February 14, 2019

Rumors and Gossip in Workplace Can Create Employer Liability for Harassment, Fourth Circuit Holds

February 14, 2019

Employers may be liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act for failing to effectively address and stop gossip and rumors of an alleged sexual relationship between a female employee and a male supervisor, the federal appeals court in Richmond has held. Parker v. Reema Consulting Servs., No. 18-1206 (4th Cir. Feb. 8, 2019). This is... Read More

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Plaintiff With PTSD Not Disabled Under The ADA, Sixth Circuit Rules
April 17, 2019

The Sixth Circuit’s ruling in Tinsley v. Caterpillar Fin. Servs., Corp., No. 18-5303 (6th Cir. Mar. Read More

Fourth Circuit Reaffirms That Regular, Reliable Attendance Is Essential Function Of Most Jobs
March 30, 2019

The Fourth Circuit has reaffirmed its position that regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of most jobs.  The Court held that an employer did not violate the Rehabilitation Act by taking adverse action against an employee because of her attendance issues—even though they were caused by her mental illness.  Hannah P. Read More

Unsettled Waters at the Accommodation of Last Resort
February 15, 2019

In 2019, we are poised to learn where the Fourth Circuit stands on reassignment as an accommodation—an issue that has split the Circuits. Read More