Marolhin D. Mendez is an associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on preparing affirmative action plans for federal contractors and defending federal contractors in audits by the United States Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).
Marolhin helps employers navigate EEO and affirmative action regulations by developing strategic and practical approaches to compliance. She also regularly assists in the preparation of required government filings including EEO-1 and VETS-4212 Reports, as well as other required state submissions.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Marolhin worked as an agency attorney in the EEO & Diversity Department of a large public transit system. She also served as a deputy attorney general in the Employment Counseling and Labor section of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, where she represented state agencies, departments, and universities in labor and employment matters. She has represented clients in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agencies including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Public Employment Relations Commission, Office of Administrative Law, and the Division on Civil Rights.
While in law school, Marolhin was the managing articles editor of the Rutgers Race and the Law Review and president of the Rutgers Labor & Employment Law Society. She also interned for the Honorable Dennis M. Cavanaugh of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Honors and Recognitions
- The Best Lawyers in America©, “Ones to Watch: Administrative / Regulatory Law" (2024)