Jackson Lewis’ focus and knowledge in the realm of workplace law puts them at the very forefront of developments affecting employers. While the firm’s focus is strictly on the workplace, their expertise within the area is extremely broad.

Drawing on a deep team of experienced labor and employment attorneys from a wide range of backgrounds, the firm’s Health Care Industry Practice represents  for-profit, non-profit and faith-based acute care hospitals, behavioral health hospitals, nursing homes and other health care employers.

The practice is built with a collaborative and collegial environment in mind as attorneys are in constant communication with one another and their clients on the latest prominent developments affecting employers in the health care industry. As part of that, Jackson Lewis is one of one of the few employment law firms to publish both a blog a newsletter exclusively devoted to informing hospitals and other health care employers on workplace law developments.

The relationship between Jackson Lewis and its clients is not simply one of the attorney/client variety, but also a partnership where the team of attorneys at the firm can help clients anticipate and preempt issues before they result in workplace disputes or litigation.  Their role is to inform clients of their options, explain the risks and benefits of alternative strategies and make recommendations where appropriate. While Jackson Lewis’ goal is to help its health care clients avoid litigation, their attorneys also have extensive experience defending employers when employment lawsuits are filed against them.

Jackson Lewis represents health care employers in the following practice areas:

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Advice and Counsel on Human Resource and Legal Issues
  • Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense
  • Immigration
  • Privacy, e-Communication and Data Security
  • Transactional Practice, including Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • Employee Benefits, including Complex ERISA Litigation and Executive Compensation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Safety and Health