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Marolhin D. Mendez

Associate
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4619
F 631-247-0417
Marolhin.Mendez@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

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.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Mendez worked as an Agency Attorney in the EEO & Diversity Department of a large North American transit system. Ms. Mendez also served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Employment Counseling and Labor section of the State of 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 Office of Administrative Law, the Division on Civil Rights, the Public Employment Relations Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

While in law school, Ms. Mendez 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 (retired) of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.  

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Dominican Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

See AllBlog Posts by Marolhin D. Mendez

Cincinnati and Boston to Ban Discrimination Against Natural Hair
October 25, 2019

In February 2019, the New York City Commission on Human Rights amended the New York City Human Rights Law to ban discrimination against natural hairstyles as part of the Law’s prohibition against race or color discrimination. Read More

Second Circuit: Application of Neutral Policy Does Not Interfere with FMLA Rights
May 31, 2019

As recently reaffirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, neutral application of a policy to prorate incentive compensation contributions during leaves of absence does not unlawfully interfere with an employee’s rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  In Clemens v. Read More