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Jackson Lewis P.C.

Labor & Employment

5 ranked lawyersBand 1New HampshireUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Known for its high-quality employment practice in the state, most notably with respect to the healthcare sector. Expertise in areas such as employment discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour issues and traditional labor law, leveraging its impressive litigation practice to assist on contentious employment claims. Represents the majority of New Hampshire hospitals and a large number of wider healthcare providers.

Strengths

One source says: "The firm has very good lawyers in New Hampshire; they are very experienced and involved in the local communities."

Another praises the firm's "talented lawyers."

Work highlights

Defended Hillsborough County against claims of sexual harassment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Notable practitioners

Debra Weiss Ford offers extensive experience in employment litigation, which includes wage and hour, discrimination and wrongful termination claims.
"She is terrific." "Debra is an excellent litigator."

Joshua Scott attracts praise for his strong litigation practice, which includes an impressive track record in jury trials. He acts for a range of employers across both New Hampshire and Maine.

Martha Van Oot comes highly recommended for her skills as a litigator and handles disputes such as noncompete agreement enforcements and wrongful termination claims. Interviewees draw particular attention to her courtroom experience.
"She is great - she's really experienced and an excellent trial lawyer."

Nancy Oliver brings notable experience to bear when advising on a raft of employment law issues. She counsels management on policy development and matters such as discrimination investigations.

Thomas Closson is held in high regard for his handling of both contentious and advisory labor and employment mandates. He is a fine choice of litigator for both trial and appellate proceedings, and acts for an impressive roster of management-side clients.

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Overview

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

Labor & Employment Department

Jackson Lewis P.C.

firm
Department location

100 International Drive

Suite 363

Portsmouth

New Hampshire

USA

NH 03801

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New Hampshire

Labor & Employment


Debra Weiss Ford
Band 1
Joshua Scott
Up and Coming
Martha Van Oot
Band 2
Nancy E Oliver
Associates to watch
Thomas M Closson
Band 2