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Paul J. Siegel

Principal
Long Island

P 631-247-4605
F 631-247-0417
Paul.Siegel@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Paul J. Siegel is a Principal in the Long Island, New York office of Jackson Lewis P.C. For many years he was the chair of the firm's national Wage and Hour Practice Group.

Mr. Siegel 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, Mr. Siegel argued a landmark age discrimination case before the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Siegel 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.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bankers Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge
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See AllPaul J. Siegel in the News

August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

January 18, 2018
Bloomberg BNA

Michael Lowenbaum and Paul Siegel Discuss Why Employment Practices Liability Insurance Drives Business to Big Law Firms

January 18, 2018

Michael Lowenbaum and Paul Siegel discuss why EPLI could be driving business away from small law firms and toward larger firms in "Employers’ Liability Insurance Drives Business to Big Law Firms," published by Bloomberg BNA. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 15, 2017
Jackson Lewis

Best Lawyers in America© Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition

August 15, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are... Read More

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New York City Issues Sexual Harassment Training Notice and Fact Sheet
August 10, 2018

In an effort to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, New York State and New York City have enacted laws mandating educational sessions to reinforce what is (and what is not) appropriate workplace conduct.  Joining, California, Connecticut, and Maine, mandatory training will now be required in New York City and New York State.  To h Read More

Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements Do Not Violate Federal Labor Law
May 23, 2018

After years of litigation across the country and sharply divided rulings among the Circuits (some damning class/collective action waivers and others enforcing them), and over seven months after oral argument, the United States Supreme Court upheld the enforceability of arbitration agreements that include class and collective action waiver Read More

Congressional Bill: Joint Employer Liability May Become More Limited
November 17, 2017

The EPL industry rightfully has been concerned about the NLRB’s and courts’ expansion of liability from the seeming employer to those with relationships to that entity.  Franchisors increasingly were exposed to liability for franchisees’ alleged misconduct and contractors were being served with lawsuits alleging discrimination by subcontr Read More