Jordan E. Pace
is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Employment and Labor Practice
Mr. Pace focuses his practice on
counseling employers on a broad array of employment law matters, with
particular emphasis on discrimination and accommodation issues, wage-and-hour issues, terminations and reductions in
force, restrictive covenant agreements and enforcement, trade secrets and
unfair competition, and handbook policies. He frequently represents management in
litigation in federal and state courts as well as in investigations by the
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal and the state Department
of Labor, and other regulatory/enforcement agencies.
Mr. Pace counsels and represents
clients in a range of industries, including hospitality, health care, finance
and retail. He has significant experience helping both international clients and
domestic start-ups navigate overlapping federal, state and local employment
laws as they enter the U.S. or grow to a critical mass, both on a proactive
basis and in response to specific employee events.
In addition to employment law, Mr.
Pace also has significant experience in general business litigation, including
complex commercial disputes, fraud claims and breach of contract actions.
During law school, he was a notes
editor for the New York University Journal of Law & Liberty. He interned
in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and
served as a student law clerk for the National Labor Relations Board, Division