Jordan E. Pace is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Employment and Labor Practice Group.

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 of Judges.


  • Employment and Labor
  • Litigation

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit



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Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America* 2023-2024, Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars" 2015-2017, Employment & Labor
  • Included on the Legal Services NYC Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2015.

* See Award Methodology.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


  • Arbitrator and Referee, New York City Small Claims Court (2013-Present)

  • Member, Pro Bono Associate Advisory Board, Legal Services NYC  (2015-2018)

  • Director and Corporate Secretary, 103-25 68th Avenue Owner’s Inc. (2016-2017)


  • J.D., New York University School of Law
  • B.A., Columbia University

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York