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Neda N. Dal Cielo

Office Managing Principal
Silicon Valley

P 669-256-5342


Neda N. Dal Cielo is the Office Managing Principal of the Silicon Valley, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on civil lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving allegations of wrongful termination; employment discrimination; sexual harassment; retaliation; wage and hour; and other related claims arising out of employment disputes.

She appears in state and federal courts and has experience with administrative actions before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Labor Commissioner, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. She also represents employers in Title VII proceedings, including race, sex, religious and age harassment and discrimination; unfair competition proceedings; and state and federal wage and hour litigation. She represents clients in arbitration and mediation, assists with investigations, and provides compliance counseling. Neda advises employers on:

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act;
  • The California Business and Professions Code;
  • Developing personnel policies and procedures;
  • Drug and alcohol testing;
  • Employee terminations;
  • Employment agreements;
  • The Fair Employment and Housing Act;
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act;
  • Federal and state wage and hour issues;
  • Litigation avoidance;
  • Pre-employment screening;
  • Reductions in force;
  • Restrictive covenants;
  • Trade secrets and unfair competition; and
  • Workplace violence.

She conducts in-house employment law training programs and risk management audits to help employers avoid employment-related liability. She most frequently works with hospitals, retailers, and high-tech companies. Neda has taught classes on sexual harassment, discrimination, reductions in force and alternative dispute resolution for the Law and Human Resources Management program at the University of California, Santa Cruz Extension. She also has made numerous presentations on specialized areas of labor and employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, arbitration, and layoffs and downsizing.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • Santa Clara County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member

Speeches and Presentations

"Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Laws," Conference of the Americas (Miami, FL, November 2010) (presenter)

See AllNeda N. Dal Cielo in the News

August 12, 2019
Law 360

Neda Dal Cielo Discusses Joining Jackson Lewis as Managing Prinicipal of the Firm's New Silicon Valley Office

August 12, 2019

Neda Dal Cielo discusses joining Jackson Lewis and opening the firm's 60th office in "Jackson Lewis Nabs Sex Harassment Litigator From Littler," published by Law360.  Subscription may be required to view article  Read More

August 8, 2019
The Recorder

Neda Dal Cielo Comments on Opening Jackson Lewis' 60th Office in Silicon Valley

August 8, 2019

Neda Dal Cielo comments on joining Jackson Lewis as San Jose Office Managing Principal and the opening of the firm's 60th office in "Jackson Lewis Snags Littler Litigator to Open Silicon Valley Office," published by The Recorder. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 8, 2019
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Opens 60th Office in Silicon Valley with Addition of Litigator Neda N. Dal Cielo

August 8, 2019

SAN JOSE, CA (August 8, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce litigator Neda N. Dal Cielo has joined the firm to open Jackson Lewis’ 60th office in San Jose, California. Ms. Dal Cielo, who spent more than two decades at Littler, focuses her practice on defending... Read More