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Jake Tucker is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department.  He represents a diverse range of clients across industries, including professional sports, finance, publishing, education, and real estate.

Jake frequently counsels on a wide variety of employment matters, including workplace investigations, employee leave and accommodation, and policies and practices related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jake also routinely drafts workplace policies and conducts trainings on topics such as discrimination and harassment in the workplace.  As part of his employment litigation practice, Jake has assisted clients in defending against single-plaintiff lawsuits and collective actions in federal and state court, as well as arbitration.

Before joining the Firm, Jake earned a J.D. from Cornell Law School, where he served as an articles editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and a member of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society. He also interned in the Labor Relations Department of Major League Baseball and the Law Department for the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center.

On December 19, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a preliminary injunction halting enforcement of the federal contractor and subcontractor vaccine mandate requirements issued in response to Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (the “federal contractor mandate”).

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