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Kristie M. Iacopetta

Associate
Long Island

P 631-247-4628
F 631-247-0417
Kristie.Iacopetta@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kristie M. Iacopetta is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Iacopetta assists federal contractors in the preparation of affirmative action plans and defends contractors against allegations of discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and veteran status in connection with audits by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) and in related litigation brought on OFCCP’s behalf by the Solicitor’s Office at the U.S. Department of Labor. She also advises clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and New York State and City laws.

While attending law school, Ms. Iacopetta was a member of the Advanced Research Committee and an Associate Editor of the Hofstra Law Review. She was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 semesters, and was the recipient of the Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship in 2011 and 2012.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association

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December 1, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Publishes Q3 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter

December 1, 2017

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the third quarter of 2017.  This edition includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Chairman, Board of Directors liaison, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diversity-related achievements, activities,... Read More

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Inconsistent Explanations for Adverse Action Leads to Denial of Summary Judgment
September 4, 2018

A federal district court in Pennsylvania denied the Pittston Area School District’s motion for summary judgment, finding Plaintiff offered sufficient evidence to show the District’s stated reasons for denying Plaintiff a promotional opportunity were pretextual.  Kupetz v. Read More

Former School Teacher May Proceed with Her Title VII Claims Based on Sexual Orientation
November 30, 2016

A Connecticut federal District Court ruled that a female ex-school teacher may proceed with her Title VII claim alleging sexual orientation discrimination. Boutillier v. Hartford Pub. Read More

Federal Court Upholds Discharge of Transgender Employee
September 13, 2016

Addressing an unsettled evolving area of law, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan ruled, on August 18th , that a Michigan funeral home did not violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by requiring a transgender male employee to wear a man’s suit to work.  EEOC v. R.G. Read More