Janice Agresti represents employers in a wide variety of employment litigation matters, including employment litigation and trials, high stakes matter and high-profile litigation, trade secrets and employee mobility litigation, defending against discrimination claims, including race, sex, age, and national origin discrimination claims, and defending against whistleblower and retaliation claims.
Janice has experience advising and counseling clients on many employment matters – including advising on compliance with federal, state, and local law, advising on, and drafting, non-competes and restrictive covenants, advising on employment issues during due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, advising on WARN considerations, conducting workplace investigations, and defending ADA Title III cases.
Prior to joining the firm, Janice was an associate at an AMLAW 50 firm in New York and New Jersey focusing on employment matters. Janice’s prior experience includes a secondment with a Fortune 250 financial services firm in New York City and third-chairing a jury trial to a defense verdict in New Jersey state court.
Janice was also a judicial intern for the Honorable David R. Strawbridge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; and for the Honorable Garrett D. Page, Court of Common Pleas, 38th District, Pennsylvania.
Janice earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in history and secondary education, magna cum laude, from Queens College of the City University of New York. Janice earned her master’s degree in adolescent education from Queens College of the City University of New York, and was named a Taft Fellow during the course of her master’s studies. Before practicing law, Janice was a high school teacher in New York City and Philadelphia.
Janice earned her law degree from Temple University, Beasley School of Law, with a certificate in trial advocacy and litigation. She was a staff editor of the Temple International and Comparative Law Journal and a board member for the School Discipline Advocacy Service and Latin American Law Students Association.
Janice is active in the legal community and is a member of the National Employment Law Council, the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Dominican Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association. Janice is fluent in Spanish.
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