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Jennifer S. Brand

Jennifer S. Brand

U.S. Department of Labor
Associate Solicitor, Office of the Solicitor, Fair Labor Standards
Washington, DC, USA


Jennifer S. Brand has been the Associate Solicitor of Labor for the Fair Labor Standards Division of the United States Department of Labor since March 2011.  In this position, she oversees the National Office Division of the Solicitor’s Office which handles all matters involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Davis Bacon Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, other federal wage related statutes and several whistleblower statutes.  The Fair Labor Standards Division also acts as Counsel to the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor.

From May 2008 until March 2011, Ms. Brand was the Executive Director of the New York State Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification.  Prior to joining the Task Force, Ms. Brand held the position of Chief of the Labor Bureau at the New York State Attorney General’s Office.  She had been employed in the Attorney General’s Labor Bureau for nearly twenty years and had previously held the positions of Deputy Bureau Chief, General Labor Section Chief and Assistant Attorney General.

Ms. Brand is a graduate of Barnard College, and Columbia University School of Law and she also holds a Masters in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

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