Paul J. Siegel
Employment Law - Melville, NY

Paul Siegel joined Jackson Lewis' New York City office in 1979 and helped to open the firm's Long Island office in 1990. Today, 24 years after joining the firm, he heads the Long Island office's litigation group and focuses his practice upon the defense of wage-hour class actions, as well as harassment and discrimination lawsuits. Siegel co-manages the national firm's wage/hour litigation practice, and oversees a team of 10 litigation attorneys in the firm's Long Island office. In April 1991, he argued a landmark age discrimination case before the United States Supreme Court, one of the many highlights of his career as a litigator. His other areas of expertise include the defense of discrimination and wage-hour litigation, including class actions and multi-plaintiff lawsuits; presenting management education programs; developing corporate personnel policies; and, conducting employment and wage- hour.

Paul J. Siegel
"Unfortunately, the failure to document deficiencies and to confront poor performers about their failings encourages disgruntled workers to avoid looking in the mirror to ask, "What could I have done better?" Instead, they feel comfortable believing "I'm right and the company is wrong. I'll sue.""
Phone: (631) 247-0404
Fax: (631) 247-0466
State University of New York at Buffalo, BA, Magna Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa, 1973
Emory University School of Law, JD, with honors, 1976

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