Her practice encompasses all areas relating to the counseling, training and representation of management clients in federal and state courts, as well as before state and local agencies and in arbitration. She also drafts and reviews employment policies, employment contracts and employee handbooks.
Prior to joining FordHarrison, Jaclyn served as a clerk for the United States Department of Labor, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board in Washington, D.C. In this role, she attended oral arguments, prepared bench memoranda, and researched and prepared draft appellate decisions on federal workers' compensation claims.
During law school, Jaclyn was a member of the winning team at the 2006 Mid-Atlantic Regionals of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition wherein she received the Best Brief award and went on to compete internationally. She also served as President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board and was a member of the Moot Court Board and the ABA Regional Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy competition team.
- Achieved favorable decisions in disability, race, sex discrimination and retaliation claims
- Reviewed employee manuals and employment policies to reflect new employment-related legislation
- Negotiated severance agreements in connection with employers' reductions-in-force
- "Dealing with Religious Accommodation Requests from Employees," The Rooms Chronicle, March/April 2010
- "New Developments In Pregnancy Discrimination Law," The Rooms Chronicle, May/June 2009