Jessica Taub Rosenberg

Kasowitz Benson Torres - New York

Partner

1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

+1 212 506 1789

40 & Under Hot List

Labor and employment Star


Practice area:

Commercial
Labor and employment


Jessica Taub Rosenberg is a leading trial lawyer in the employment field having represented employers and prominent senior executives for over a decade in employment-related litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. Jessica regularly defends claims of discrimination, retaliation and harassment; disputes involving the enforcement of employment contracts and non-competition covenants; and tort claims such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference and defamation. Jessica also conducts internal investigations on employee misconduct in the workplace.


Jessica routinely advises clients on employment policies and practices and conducts employee trainings. In 2020, she began advising clients on Covid-related employment issues, from mandating tests and vaccines in the workplace to mitigating litigation risk arising from Covid.


Jessica was named a 2021 Notable Woman in Law by Crain’s New York Business and named one of Lawdragon’s 500Leading U.S. Employment Lawyers. She was shortlisted by Euromoney as Best in Labor and Employment for its 2020 Women in Business Law Americas Awards and as a 2019 Labor & Employment New York Attorney of the Year. In 2019, she was awarded the Burton Award for excellence in Legal Writing. Jessica was recognized as a New York “Labor & Employment Star” by Benchmark Litigation, as well as included in Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List. She was shortlisted as a 2019 Rising Star in Labor & Employment for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Rising Stars Awards. Jessica was also named a 2019 Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal and recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of Employment & Labor.  

 

Work Highlights:

  • mGage, a global mobile messaging company, in obtaining a preliminary injunction from the Southern District of New York enforcing restrictive covenants and enjoining former employees from working for any competitor and from soliciting any employees, clients, suppliers, customers or business prospects of mGage, among other restrictions.
  • Defense of an employee at Dentons, the international law firm, against sexual harassment, in a highly publicized purported “#MeToo” claim.
  • Elie Tahari, Ltd., a global luxury fashion brand, in various employment-related matters, as well as advising the company with respect to its employment practices.
  • Douglas Elliman, a national real estate brokerage firm, in defense of claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law as well as claims of discrimination under New York State Human Rights Law alleging a hostile work environment.
  • Perella Weinberg Partners, a leading independent global financial services firm, in navigating issues involving post-employment non-competition and non-solicitation covenants.


Updated Sep 2021