Eau Claire Lawyer Jerilyn Jacobs Labor & Employment Law
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Attorney Jerilyn Jacobs in Eau Claire, Menomonie, Black River Falls, and Wausau

Jerilyn litigates on behalf of employers in employment and labor-related matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, non-competition, and violations of collective bargaining agreements. She defends employers before the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in Wisconsin state court, and in federal courts in multiple jurisdictions within the Seventh Circuit. She has also defended plan administrators, insurers, and employers in ERISA federal court litigation.

Jerilyn also advises employers as to personnel-related matters, such as hiring practices, discipline, leave and accommodation issues.  She counsels employers as to unfair business practices, developments in federal regulations, wage and hour and classification issues, and as to practical business concerns.  Jerilyn has also developed training programs and materials for employers, presented at employee training programs for human resources and general staff, and prepared and revised employee handbooks.

Jerilyn received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California in 1992, where she majored in English and Journalism and minored in Political Science.  She was a staff writer for The Daily Trojan. She earned her juris doctorate from Cornell Law School in 1998, where she served as Note Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Jerilyn is a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Eau Claire County Bar Association, Chippewa Valley SHRM Director of Legislative Affairs, American Red Cross – Northwest WI Chapter Board of Directors. She is licensed in Wisconsin and California, the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the Central District of Illinois, and the Central and Eastern Districts of California.

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Awards & Associations

American Bar Association
Wisconsin Bar Association
California Bar Association
Eau Claire County Bar Association
Chippewa Valley SHRM Director of Legislative Affairs
American Red Cross - Northwest WI Chapter Board of Directors