Paul J. Siegel is a principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For many years he was the leader of the firm's national Wage and Hour practice group.
Paul has represented management in wage hour, employment discrimination, affirmative action and labor matters since 1976. He regularly appears before federal and state agencies and courts in various equal employment, wage hour and labor law matters. In April of 1991, Paul argued a landmark age discrimination case before the United States Supreme Court.
Paul frequently addresses supervisors and managers to assist them in developing the skills needed to manage effectively in today's challenging legal environment. He has appeared on national and local television and radio, and has presented seminars and written articles concerning wage hour, affirmative action, discrimination and labor law matters across the country. A 2003 peer survey identified him as one of Long Island's top ten employment attorneys.
In the insurance industry, he has been a featured speaker at the Professional Liability Underwriters Society (PLUS), National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO), Professional Insurance Agents (PIA), Professional Insurance Wholesalers Association (PIWA), and Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS) conferences. He has lectured about employment issues to meetings of the New York and Kentucky Bar Associations, the 1998 Conference of Justices of the Courts of the State of New York and many other industry groups.
Honors and Recognitions
- The Best Lawyers in America©, "Employment Law - Management" and "Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2018-present)
- The Best Lawyers in America©, "Lawyer of the Year: Litigation - Labor and Employment (2019)