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Jessamyne Simon concentrates her practice in labor and employment law. She has more than 20 years of experience litigating a wide range of complex employment cases, providing counseling and strategic business advice to corporate and public sector clients, as well as handling traditional labor matters. Her experience includes:

  • defending clients in claims arising under federal and state anti-discrimination statutes, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standard Act, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration Act, the Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • serving as lead trial counsel in bench and jury trials
  • defending clients against whistleblower complaints
  • wrongful discharge claims
  • tort and contract claims
  • trade secrets matters
  • severance agreements and restrictive covenants
  • union representation and decertification campaigns, collective bargaining, strike preparation, and injunction actions
  • unfair labor practice claims and arbitrations
  • drug and alcohol, pension, and health and welfare issues

Admission Details
  • Admitted in Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • 1987, Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
Law School Attended
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
University Attended
  • University of Pittsburgh B.A.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association