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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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Appellate Courts Agree: Regular, Reliable Attendance Is Essential Function of Most Jobs
January 3, 2019

Recent decisions from the Second, Fifth, and Eighth Circuit Courts of Appeals exemplify the growing consensus amongst courts that even employees with a disability are generally required to comply with company attendance policies.  While employers may need to provide leave as a reasonable accommodation, many courts generally agree that Read More

No Adverse Employment Action, No Failure-to-Accommodate Claim, Tenth Circuit Rules
November 19, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) includes within its definition of “discriminate,” an employer’s failure to provide a reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability.  But, is a failure to accommodate standing alone—absent an adverse employment action—enough to establish an ADA failure-to-accommodate cla Read More

Your Presence Is Required: Employee Unable to Travel to Job Site Was Not “Qualified” Within the Meaning of the ADA
August 12, 2018

In recent years, particularly with technology making it easier for employees to work remotely, courts have struggled to determine whether onsite attendance is an essential job function under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  This question is often dispositive because only qualified individuals—those who can perform a job’s Read More