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Yodeski Y. Acquie


P 410-415-2000 F 410-415-2001


Yodeski Y. Acquie


Yodeski Y. Acquie is an associate in the Baltimore, Maryland, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Yodeski is an experienced litigator that represents her clients at every stage of litigation from inception through trial and on appeal in state court, federal court, arbitration and administrative tribunals. Yodeski defends employers and managers in a broad range of employment litigation including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, leaves of absence, failure to provide reasonable accommodations and wage and hour lawsuits. She represents employers in a wide range of employment contract disputes including non-compete, non-disclosure, trade secret misappropriation, non-solicitation, unfair business practices and severance pay.  

She also advises managers and supervisors on preventive litigation practices, focusing on how to comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and implementing best practices to avoid workplace disputes and resolve employee relations problems. 

Prior to her career in the legal field, Yodeski worked in Fortune 500 corporate environments for many years. Her industry experience includes business-to-business sales, finance, insurance and education, giving her an in depth understanding of business goals and objectives and a business-based approach to her practice and advising her clients. 

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis Yodeski was an associate at a national law firm where she served as counsel in a wide array of complex business and employment disputes as well as class actions. 

During law school, Yodeski was the recipient of the Deans Award Scholarship, a student employee of the Legal Writing Center and writing teaching fellow for Associate Dean Russel McClain and Judge Fletcher-Hill.  

Honors and Recognitions

  • Maryland Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2021)