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Jessica Golden Cortes

Jessica Golden Cortes

Davis & Gilbert LLP

New York, NY, USA


Jessica Golden Cortes is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert.  Ms. Cortes regularly counsels and litigates in all areas and aspects of employment law. She investigates discrimination and retaliation complaints and advises clients on hiring, terminations, reductions in force, restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues, federal and state family and medical leave laws, employment policies specifically including the impact of social media in employment, handbooks, and employment and separation agreements. Ms. Cortes is known by clients for her ability to simultaneously analyze legal, practical and business-related factors inherent in each employee matter, and to devise creative solutions that also minimize client burden and cost. She regularly conducts “respect in the workplace,” “manager best practices” and “unconscious bias” trainings for clients all over the country, including for both for-profit and non-profit clients.

Ms. Cortes has been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of labor and employment: workplace and employment counseling area for six consecutive years (2013-2018) and has also been recognized as a leading lawyer for labor & employment law by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In addition, she has been selected as a Rising Star by New York Metro Super Lawyer (2013-2016) and as a winner in the Esquire Industry Practice category for SmartCEO’s 2015 CPA & ESQ Awards.

Jessica Golden Cortes is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Internal Investigations Basics and Best Practices - Employment Law Institute 2017, Monday, October 23, 2017
Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace (July 23, 2018) - Employment Law Institute 2018, Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace - Employment Law Institute 2018, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace - Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace - Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace - Gender and Transgender Issues in the Workplace, Tuesday, October 23, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Law Institute 2018, Thursday, October 25, 2018, New York, NY
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