Jeannette M. Brook
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Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Jeannette M. Brook focuses her practice on litigation of a wide range of employment matters, including discrimination claims based on sex, race, age and disability. Jenny has represented clients in state and federal courts in various employment disputes as well as acting as lead counsel in both bench and jury trials. Her focus includes defense of numerous nationwide class actions. Representations include National City Bank, Bridgestone/Firestone, The State of Indiana, Eastman Kodak Co., El Paso Corporation, Johnson Wales University and the Rolls Royce Company. She is a frequent speaker on current trends in employment law. Areas of Concentration · Employment law and litigation · Class action litigation · Restrictive covenants and non-competes · Commercial and civil litigation Significant Representations · Represented private and public entities in key employment litigation arising under Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA and state wage and hour and anti-discrimination statues. · National coordinating counsel for Fortune 50 retailer in defense of wage and hour class actions pending throughout the country. · Counseled companies on various aspects of employment law including employment agreements, restrictive covenants, employee handbooks, separation agreements and administrative proceedings before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. · Commercial litigation in both State and Federal Courts, including jury trials, bench trials, dispositive motions and appeals. Professional Community Involvement · Executive Committee, Women in Law Division, Indianapolis Bar Association, 1999-2004 · Board Member, The Children's Bureau, 1999-2004 · Board Member, Child Advocates Inc., 1995-1998 · Research Intern, United Nations, London England, 1991 · Tucker Foundation Fellow, Singapore Antinarcotics Association · Member, American Bar Association Awards Recognition · Selected, a Law360 2011 Employment Practice Group of the Year · Selected by Super Lawyers magazine and Colorado Super Lawyers magazine, 2009-2011 Articles, Publications, Lectures · Presenter, "Developments in Class Action Litigation," National Conference for Class Action Lawyers, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2004-2008 · Presenter, "Hot Topics in Employment Law," El Paso Corporation, 2008 · Presenter, "Recent Developments in Disability Discrimination and Accommodation Issues," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2003 · Presenter, "The Fundamentals of an Effective Cross Examination," Women in the Law Conference, 2002 · Presenter, "Recent Developments in Employment Law," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2001, 2002 · Presenter, "Your Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act," MS Society of Indiana, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
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2005
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State Bar Association of Colorado

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1995
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1993
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Job position:
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Law Firm Name:
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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Notre Dame Law School
Academic degree:
J.D. - Juris Doctor
Dates attended:
... - 1993

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Dartmouth College
Academic degree:
B.A. - Bachelor of Art
Dates attended:
... - 1988
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08/29/1966
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Wilmington, Delaware

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