fbpx Jacqueline Voronov | Paramus Attorney | Hall Booth Smith

Jacqueline Voronov

atp5d vr

Jacqueline Voronov



Jacqueline Voronov is a Partner in the firm’s office in Paramus, New Jersey, and she represents management in a wide variety of employment matters and litigating employment claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts. Her clients include major hotels, retailers, shipping companies, assisted living facilities/nursing homes, manufacturers, and national fast-food franchisees.

More +

Jacqueline’s litigation experience includes the defense of employers in single and multi-plaintiff actions on claims of wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, race, national origin, gender, disability and age discrimination, breach of contract, family medical leave, failure to accommodate, retaliation, wage/hour laws, and related tort claims.  Jacqueline also works with her clients to prepare various employment agreements (including non-compete, confidentiality, independent contractor, and separation agreements). She has extensive experience before various administrative tribunals, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the State Division of Human Rights (SDHR), Division of Civil Rights (DCR), and other state, federal, and local agencies.

In addition, Jacqueline frequently conducts management training for employers on a wide variety of employment law topics, such as:

  • EEO/anti-harassment
  • employee recruiting and hiring practices
  • family and medical leave
  • reasonable accommodations for disabilities and religion
  • preventing and investigating harassment, discrimination, and whistleblower claims
  • wage and hour compliance
  • discipline and termination of employees
  • privacy in the workplace

Jacqueline is regularly invited to speak nationally on best practices and other employment-related issues. Before joining the firm, she worked for one of the country’s largest law firms, where she defended employers in a wide range of labor and employment matters, including wage and hour class actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), claims related to the New York State Human Rights Law (NSHRL), the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) and Title VII.

Jacqueline was selected for inclusion as a New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for six consecutive years (2010-2016), which honors the top 2.5% of young lawyers in New Jersey.


Labor & Employment

Jacqueline defends employers in the full spectrum of labor and employment claims. She has a successful track record in defending clients in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, race, gender, national origin, disability and age discrimination, and other employment matters. She also prepares and defends employment contracts and separation matters, and she has handled numerous labor arbitrations and proceedings before federal, state, and local tribunals.



State Courts:

  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. Courts of Appeal:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

  • J.D., New England School of Law
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University


  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York City Association of Insurance Women


  • New Jersey Rising Star, Super Lawyers®, six consecutive years


  • 84 Cents on the Dollar: a Slow Path to Progress
    Women in Insurance Leadership; ExecuSummit; March 14, 2023
  • The Turnover Tsunami – Top Tips to Effectively Recruit and Retain Staff in a Disruptive Environment
    LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware Annual Expo; June 1, 2022
  • The Post-COVID Workplace – ‘Business as Usual’ Looks a Little Different in 2022
    Tri-State HRMA Symposium; May 5, 2022
  • NO JAB, NO JOB! Employer Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations
    Leading Age New Jersey & Delaware Joint Virtual Conference; June 16, 2021
More +
  • Looking Back, Going Forward: Employment Law Issues that Need to be on Every Employer’s Radar in 2021
    Tri-State HRMA’s The New Normal Virtual Conference; May 7, 2021
  • Family and Medical Leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act
    Virtual HR Roundtable for LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware; January 20, 2021
  • Top 10 Tips for Employers To Avoid Employee Claims in the Age of COVID-19
    LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware Annual Meeting; October 20, 2020
  • NY Federal Judge Strikes Down COVID-19 Paid Leave Regulation – What Now?
    Virtual HR Roundtable with LeadingAge New Jersey & Delaware; August 19, 2020
  • Getting Out of The Weeds: An Employer’s Guide to Navigating Marijuana Laws and the Workplace
    New Jersey Leading Age Conference; June 12, 2019
  • How to Prevent #MeToo from Becoming #YouToo
    Marcum Construction Summit, 2018


More +

In the Press

Part B News: Jacqueline Voronov on Remaining Mask Mandates & Enforcement

In an article published on May 18, 2023, in Part B News, Paramus Partner Jacqueline Voronov shares her insight about remaining masks mandates after the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency on May 11. Jacqueline says that practices cannot selectively enforce their requirements, commenting, “If you’re going to say, for example, dietary doesn’t have
Read More

You’ve Been Warned – What You Need to Know about New Jersey’s Expanded WARN Act

The most recent amendments to New Jersey’s WARN Act have heightened requirements during layoffs, including loosening the criteria for determining which employers are subject to the Act, mandatory severance and longer notice periods. These amendments contain sweeping changes designed to make a greater number of employers — and employers’ locations — subject to the NJ
Read More

Non-Disparagement & Confidentiality Clauses Are Illegal in Severance Agreements, NLRB Rules

Companies that make former workers promise not to disparage their former employers in exchange for a severance payment are breaking federal law, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled Tuesday. What’s more, it is also illegal to prevent employees from disclosing the terms of their severance packages, the NLRB said. Background Numerous companies tender severance
Read More

U.S. News & World Report: Jacqueline Voronov on Understanding COVID Vaccine Mandates in Nursing Homes

In a story published in U.S. News & World Report about the status of COVID-19 vaccines in nursing homes, Jacqueline Voronov, New Jersey-based partner at Hall Booth Smith, said the vaccine mandate does not apply to nursing home residents, although nursing homes are obligated to make it available to them. Voronov represents management in a
Read More