Tracey Jaensch is a member of FordHarrison's Executive Committee and serves as the Regional Managing Partner of FordHarrison's North Carolina, South Carolina, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. offices. She is also a Board Certified Specialist in Labor & Employment Law. 

Tracey has tried more than 30 jury trials representing employers. A recognized industry leader in the healthcare field, Tracey has over 30 years of experience representing hospitals and physician practices on a broad range of topics unique to healthcare employers.  In addition to healthcare, Tracey has deep bench experience in all aspects of employment issues in the retail grocery, airline, correctional, and government space, having handled well over 1,000 cases, including highly publicized executive contract and multi-plaintiff matters.   

Representative Experience
  • Defended hospital in discrimination and retaliation jury trial by non-employee hospitalist physician.
  • Defended hospital in jury trial for sexual harassment, retaliation and tort claims.
  • Defended hospital in jury trial defamation and interference claim by non-employee ARNP.
  • Bench trial for multi-national employer regarding CFO breach of contract over severance.
  • Lead defense counsel in multiple collective actions targeting assisted living facilities under the FLSA.
  • Per Florida Bar rules, information on litigation and other legal successes has not been disclosed but is available upon request.
Honors & Awards
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Labor & Employment
  • The Legal 500 United States, Recommended attorney in Labor & Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (2020, 2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Employment Law - Management, and Litigation - Labor and Employment (2006 - 2023)
  • "2017 Women in the Law" by Best Lawyers magazine
  • "2014 Women Worth Watching" by Profiles in Diversity Journal
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • "Most Powerful and Influential Women" Award in Florida
  • Glass Ceiling Award, National Diversity Council
  • "Florida's Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine (2019) and was named as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in any field in Florida, Top 25 Female Lawyers Central, Northern & Gulf Coast of Florida
  • "Florida Super Lawyers" recognized 2006 - 2021 by Super Lawyers.
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell