Attorney Jill Halper began her career as a negligence litigator with a boutique firm where she handled cases from inception through trial. She later transitioned to an in-house role as a commercial litigator. Over the past years, she has developed a passion for and niche in employment law where her practice involves representing employees and employers in all labor and employment matters. While her cases predominantly involve representing claimants and plaintiffs in discrimination and harassment matters, she also has found great success representing and counseling local business and employers on all aspects of employment law from the drafting of employment and severance agreements to advising employers on COVID issues and related disability matters.
She has found that she is able to provide great insight and advice, having had experience advocating for both sides and knowing what strategies to employ to protect her clients and yield the most optimal results. While Attorney Halper has extensive litigation experience, she is a skilled and strong negotiator who has been able to attain consistently impressive settlements and results. She strives to resolve cases without the need for costly and lengthy litigation and has been able to resolve claims and settle most cases in their early phases.
- American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
- J.D. - 1991
- University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- B.A. - 1988
- Major: Communications
- NY Bar Association
Current Employment Position
- Attorney at Law
- Labor & Employment
- New York, 1992
- U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York