Jeanine Conley

2016 Private Practitioner of the Year
Baker Hostetler

JeanineConleyJeanine Conley, an experienced trial lawyer and member of the firm's employment group, represents many of the nation’s leading companies in employment-related disputes and workplace investigations. She has also represented clients before a variety of government agencies, both at the state and federal levels. Conley regularly conducts employment trainings for clients in all industries, particularly the manufacturing, retail, financial services and media and entertainment industries on a wide-range of fair employment issues, including Title VII anti-discrimination, harassment and retaliation policies, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and various whistleblower laws, including Dodd-Frank. Conley further provides daily advice and counsel to clients on employment, compliance and regulatory issues that arise from hiring to termination. Through her experience as a trial lawyer, Conley is able to efficiently and effectively strategize with her clients to resolve employment disputes through the best possible means for the client by obtaining favorable settlements, dismissal of actions through summary judgment or full defense verdicts at trial.

Along with her successful employment practice, Conley is extremely active in her community and is on the Executive Committee of the New York Urban League and the Executive Board of the Network of Bar Leaders. She is past president of the Association of Black Women Attorneys and past chair of the New York City Bar's Committee on Minorities in the Profession. She has also been recognized by numerous organizations for her work, and is the recipient of the Chambers Women in Law: “Outstanding Contribution to Furthering the Advancement of Minority Lawyers” Award, the Network Journal's "40 Under Forty" Award for 2013 and the New York City Bar's Diversity Champion Award in 2011, along with others.

Along with her successful employment practice, Conley is extremely active in her community and is on the Executive Committee of the New York Urban League and the Executive Board of the Network of Bar Leaders. She is past president of the Association of Black Women Attorneys and past chair of the New York City Bar's Committee on Minorities in the Profession. She has also been recognized by numerous organizations for her work, and is the recipient of the Chambers Women in Law: “Outstanding Contribution to Furthering the Advancement of Minority Lawyers” Award, the Network Journal's "40 Under Forty" Award for 2013 and the New York City Bar's Diversity Champion Award in 2011, along with others.

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