Jacqueline M. Dorn is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department, and a member of the Class & Collective Actions Group, the Employment Law Counseling & Training Group, and the Employment Litigation & Arbitration Group. Her practice focuses on the representation and counseling of employers in all areas of employment and labor relations. As a part of her litigation practice, Jackie represents clients in state and federal court, and in arbitration and administrative proceedings involving claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract and tort liability. She also has significant experience defending clients against federal and state wage-and-hour collective and class actions, including overtime and misclassification claims. Jackie has handled cases in many states, including New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Kansas and New York, and provides representation to employers in a variety of industries, including retail, financial services, publishing, consumer products, telecommunications and sports.
In addition, Jackie advises clients on a variety of employment matters, including day-to-day personnel issues, employment contracts and separation agreements, non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants, employment policies and handbooks, and training on harassment prevention, respect in the workplace, how to conduct investigations for HR professionals, and other employment-related issues. She also has experience as part of the Accessibility & Accommodations Group in advising clients in litigation and investigations involving discrimination based on disability and the denial of access to public accommodations under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law.
Jackie has authored, and contributed to, several articles, including “When Politics and Popular Debate Enter the Workplace,” New York Law Journal (March 2012), “NY Jumps on Domestic Violence Bandwagon,” Law360 (May 2013), and “Protection Under Title III Continues to Expand Beyond Brick-and-Mortar Accommodation to the World Wide Web: National Federation of the Blind v. Target and More,” HR Advisor (January/February 2009). She is an Empire State Counsel Program honoree and has received the firm’s Pro Bono Golden Gavel Award for her pro bono service.
Prior to joining Proskauer full time, Jackie interned at the firm, assisting in salary arbitration for professional sports leagues and other matters. She also has served as a Board Agent in an internship capacity with the National Labor Relations Board (Region 2).