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Jacqueline Voronov

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Jacqueline Voronov

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Biography

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.

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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 Rising Star by Super Lawyers® for six consecutive years (2010-2016), which honors the top 2.5% of young lawyers in New Jersey.

Experience

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.

Credentials

Admitted

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

Education

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

Memberships

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

Recognition

Presentations

  • Building Your Brand: Networking and Marketing One’s Self
    Women in Insurance Leadership; ExecuSummit; March 13-14, 2024
  • 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
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  • NO JAB, NO JOB! Employer Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations
    Leading Age New Jersey & Delaware Joint Virtual Conference; June 16, 2021
  • 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
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In the Press

Litigators Lounge: Immigration Law for Employers, with Misty Wilson Borkowski

The hosts welcome immigration law expert and HBS Little Rock Partner Misty Wilson Borkowski to discuss the complexities of immigration within employment law.
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Litigators Lounge: Interview with Teresa Pike Tomlinson

This episode of Litigators Lounge brings Women’s History Month to an end with special guest Teresa Pike Tomlinson, a partner in the HBS Columbus office.
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Litigators Lounge: Equal Pay Day & the Ongoing Quest for Pay Equity

Jacqueline Voronov and Shylie Bannon examine the state of gender pay equity in recognition of Equal Pay Day on their Litigators Lounge podcast.
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Litigators Lounge: Looking Back at 60 Years of Gender Discrimination & Title VII

On the newest episode of Litigators Lounge, Paramus Partner Jacqueline Voronov and Jacksonville Partner Shylie Bannon celebrate the start of Women’s History Month by discussing the history of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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