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Jonathan A. Roth

Of Counsel

P 864-672-8081
F 864-235-1381


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.

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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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Regular, On-Site Attendance Is Essential Function of Auditor Job, Sixth Circuit Rules
October 21, 2019

The Sixth Circuit previously explained in Hostettler v. College of Wooster, 895 F.3d 844 (6th Cir. 2018) that regular, in-person attendance is not a per se essential function of every job.  Rather, employers must tie time-and-presence requirements to the specific job at issue.  In Popeck v. Rawlings Co., LLC, No. 19-5092 (6th Cir. Oct. Read More

You Can’t Go Home Again: Employee’s Telework Accommodation Unreasonable, Seventh Circuit Rules
September 15, 2019

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) did not fail to accommodate a disabled lawyer by rejecting her request to work from home and offering alternative accommodations instead, the Seventh Circuit ruled in Yochim v. Carson, No. 18-3670 (7th Cir. Aug. Read More

Sixth Circuit Faults “No-Fault” Attendance Policy With Broad FMLA “Benefits” Interpretation
August 10, 2019

Employers must carefully navigate Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) pitfalls when administering attendance policies.  As illustrated by the Sixth Circuit’s decision in Dyer v. Ventra Sandusky, LLC, No. 18-3802 (6th Cir. Aug. 8, 2019), one misstep can lead to potential FMLA liability. Read More