Jeanine Conley, the Hiring Partner for summer and fall recruitment for the firm’s New York Office and a member of the firm’s litigation group, focuses her practice in the areas of employment litigation, white collar defense and corporate investigations and complex commercial litigation. Clients call on Ms. Conley to effectively and efficiently resolve complex, and often sensitive, employment-related issues and government investigations. She counsels clients on a range of employment, compliance and regulatory issues and has represented clients in employment and commercial disputes before state and federal courts and agencies, including the United States Department of Justice, United States Attorneys’ Offices, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, SEC, EEOC and the New York State Division of Human Rights. Ms. Conley has advised companies, as well as their officers, directors and employees, on a variety of employment and white collar matters, including discrimination based on age, gender, race and disability, harassment, wage and hour actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law, whistleblower actions, accounting fraud, insider trading, counterfeiting, money laundering, kickbacks and off-label marketing. She also assists clients with corporate policy matters and internal trainings and investigations. In addition, Ms. Conley maintains an active pro bono practice involving immigration, criminal and landlord/tenant issues.
Since 2009, Ms. Conley has been a member of the BakerHostetler team that serves as Counsel to the SIPA Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, working on the global investigation of the Ponzi scheme—the largest financial fraud in history—and related litigations seeking recoveries for the Customer Fund.
Before joining BakerHostetler, Ms. Conley clerked for the Honorable William G. Bassler in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior Prior to her clerkship, Ms. Conley worked at the law firm of Arnold & Porter LLP, where she engaged in a broad-based litigation practice in substantive areas, including commercial, securities and white collar crime litigation and products liability class actions.
Ms. Conley serves on the board of various nonprofit organizations, including the New York Urban League and Early Stages, which fosters literacy through the arts. She chairs the New York City Bar’s Committee on Minorities in the Profession. She is a member of the National Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Advisory Board of the Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice and the Board of Legal Advisors of Legal Momentum. She is also past president of the Association of Black Women Attorneys, former New York City Bar Delegate to the New York State Bar’s House of Delegates, a former fellow of the Council of Urban Professionals and now serves on its Alumni Fellows board.
3/28/2013 UniTek Argues $3.8M FLSA Award Cannot Stand in Light of Seventh Circuit Decertification Decision BakerHostetler’s Class Action Lawsuit Defense Blog
1/15/2013 Eighth Circuit: FLSA Does Not Preclude Enforcement of Class Action Waiver BakerHostetler’s Class Action Lawsuit Defense Blog
11/3/2012 Can Subsequent Wal-Mart Class Actions Survive? Texas Federal Court Says “No” BakerHostetler’s Class Action Lawsuit Defense Blog
8/20/2012 AMEX Seeks Supreme Court Review of Class Arbitration Waiver Decision BakerHostetler’s Class Action Lawsuit Defense Blog
6/4/2013 - Jeanine Conley to be Honored as a TNJ “40 Under Forty”
12/27/2012 - Conley Named Top 10 Attorney to Watch On Being A Black Lawyer’s Annual Power 100 List
12/7/2012 - 173 BakerHostetler Attorneys Named 2012 Super Lawyers; 55 Named Rising Stars