Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jackson Lewis P.C.

4 Star Rating     3 reviews

Main Office:

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor | White Plains | NY | 10601

Phone: 914-872-8060 | Fax: 914-946-1216

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Year of establishment 1958 Number of partners 447
Number of offices 53 Partner to associate ratio 1.50
Biggest office White Plains Percentage of women attorneys 42.70
Number of attorneys 838 Percentage of minority attorneys 17.80
Number of associates 302 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.90
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Jackson Lewis P.C. Reviews

- Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Advice to law firm management: This firm should consider finding adequate parking for their employees. There are always option such as parking garages where people can park.

Pros: This firm does a really great job of taking care of their employees. I always felt appreciated working here and never felt taken advantage of. They give you good pay for your position and benefits as well. They won't make you come if the weather is bad and allows plenty of sick time.

Cons: The location for this firm could be a bit better. It's located pretty far from where I live and parking is not always available. It would be nice if they had a parking lot but spaces are tight.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on October 24, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Work on improving how management treats the staff. Improve the benefits.

Pros: The firm is very supportive of its employees. It has a great national presence. There are strong pro-bono programs.

Cons: There are a lack of benefits. Management is only concerned with their own job and protecting themselves.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

Practice Areas

Jackson Lewis P.C. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Affirmative Action Compliance And Ofccp Defense
  • Class Actions And Complex Litigation
  • Collegiate And Professional Sports
  • Corporate Diversity Counseling
  • Corporate Governance And Internal Investigations
  • Disability Leave And Health Management
  • Employee Benefits
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Government Relations
  • Immigration
  • International Employment Issues
  • Labor And Preventive Practices
  • Non Competes And Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Privacy E Communication And Data Security
  • Wage And Hour
  • White Collar And Government Enforcement
  • Workplace Safety And Health
  • Workplace Training

Hiring Criteria

Jackson Lewis P.C. follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Being a comparatively smaller firm, Jackson Lewis maintains more flexible hiring standards than other industry peers. The firm tends to focus on hiring from local law schools although we have recently hired from other national law schools.

The firm seeks candidates with strong written and oral communication skills, good academic credentials, common sense and a sincere desire to practice employment law exclusively.

Pro bono

Jackson Lewis' pro bono activities provide legal training and experience and foster a greater awareness of the diversity of people in the community, the problems they face, and the creative ways those problems can be addressed.

The firm expects all of its attorneys to render at least fifty hours of pro bono legal services per year. A pro bono coordinator assists attorneys in each of the firm's regional offices across the country in identifying pro bono projects. The firm also encourages non-legal community service, such as participation on non-profit boards.

Jackson Lewis has handled a wide range of pro bono projects, ranging from representing individuals seeking political asylum in the United States to homeless veterans seeking disability benefits.

Notable cases

  • The firm has successfully represented several labor and employment-related matters. Some of them are as follows.
  • Jackson Lewis provides pro bono assistance on various types of labor and employment matters throughout the country, including training and handbook reviews. Wounded Warrior Project. Jackson Lewis has established a dedicated helpline and provides national pro bono counsel to veterans injured in combat since 9/11.
  • Jackson Lewis provides national coverage for the labor and employment law needs of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Jackson Lewis P.C. Awards and Recognitions

Jackson Lewis has maintained one of the top positions among the law firms dealing in labor relations and workplace issues. Some of the notable recognitions for the firm are as under.

Jackson Lewis was ranked in the first tier nationally in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management in the 2010 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms."

The firm is recognized in 2011 as a Growth Leader by the National Law Journal.

Jackson Lewis is ranked in the top 25 per cent of the National Law Journal's "2010 Top 250" Law Firm survey.

Jackson Lewis is ranked 85th in American Lawyer's 2012 "AmLaw 100" chart of the largest law firms in the United States by gross revenue.


Jackson Lewis promotes an inclusive culture where diversity is valued by everyone. The firm believes in educating and training employers in the laws of equal opportunity and affirmative action, as well as best practices for corporate diversity programs and initiatives.

The firm recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates personnel regard less of their race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, veteran's status, age, marital status, sexual preference, disability or any other protected characteristic.

Summer associate program

Being an employment and labor specialty firm, Jackson Lewis provides a summer associate program that exposes law students to a broad range of practice areas and professional experiences. The firm encourages summer associates to participate in and attend depositions, trials, and client meetings.

The firm also sponsors cultural outings and other events during the summer program allowing summer associates to interact with one another and with Jackson Lewis attorneys in their respective offices.

In the 2010 summer program, only six out of 12 summer associates firm-wide received full-time offers.

Working for the Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jackson Lewis provides hands-on experience to the associates. Most litigation matters are staffed with a team of two or three attorneys. In some instances, work is assigned by a particular partner, while in others, associates work exclusively with one or two partners.

Associates at Jackson Lewis are required to bill a minimum 1900 hours. Associates are expected to hit 2,000 billable hours for bonus consideration and salary increases, and the firm is strict about billables.

Jackson Lewis has a two-tier partnership model depending on the office. Attorneys are up for consideration in their ninth year of practice, and lateral attorneys must have served at the firm for at least three years before they will be considered for partnership.


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