From the routine to the crisis moments, Jacqueline assists public and private sector employers in litigation, while also providing advice regarding day-to-day employee issues.

Jacqueline frequently counsels and represents employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including, but not limited to:

Read Full Profile >

  • Fair v. City of Mount Vernon, 210 A.D.3d 868 (Appellate Division, Second Department Nov. 16, 2022) – upheld summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s state law discrimination claim based upon failure of plaintiff to file notice of claim in compliance with City Charter
  • Spinelli v. County of Nassau, Index No. 622535/2021 (Supreme Court, Suffolk County June 13, 2022) – obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint in its entirety, where plaintiff alleged age discrimination and failure to pay correct wages and benefits upon retirement, and included claims of alleged violations of a collective bargaining agreement
  • Batilo v. Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home, 2018 WL 5619727 (Supreme Court, New York County October 30, 2018) – obtained summary judgment for employer in a lawsuit filed by terminated employee alleging race and national origin discrimination, harassment and retaliation

  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2021-2024
    • Long Island Business News, Law - Ones to Watch, 2019 
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member, Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal
  • Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation, First Vice President
  • Long Island Business News, 2017 30 Under 30 
  • Hofstra University School of Law Public Service Certificate, Gold Level
  • Recipient, Gina Maria Escarce Memorial Scholarship

  • Recent Court Decisions About Which Every Public Employer Should Know, Association of Towns, February 20, 2023