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 areas:

Commercial
Labor and employment


Jessica Taub Rosenberg is a trial lawyer with experience representing employers and prominent senior executives in all aspects of employment-related litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. Jessica’s litigation experience includes defense of 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 advises clients on a broad variety of subjects, including: terminations and other disciplinary actions; employment, consulting and separation agreements; investigations of alleged harassment and other employee misconduct; employment policies and practices; and litigation avoidance. In addition, Jessica conducts trainings for clients with a focus on Anti-Harassment, Professional Conduct and Best Practices for Human Resources Professionals.

Jessica has been recognized as a leading lawyer and rising star by Benchmark Litigation, Euromoney Legal Media Group, Diversity Journal, and Super Lawyers. In 2019, Jessica and her group were recognized by New York Law Journal as Litigation Group of the Year: Labor and Employment.

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.


Last updated July 2020