Jacqlyn Rovine

Associate

New York
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A proactive and effective litigator, Jackie Rovine focuses her practice on commercial litigation, employment litigation, and white collar defense and investigations. Her experience as a law clerk in federal and state court and in various enforcement agencies allows her to assist clients in navigating each stage of litigation and government investigations. Jackie brings to the table practical and creative strategies, the ability to master complicated facts quickly, and strong written and oral advocacy.

Jackie is recognized as a New York Metro area "Rising Star."

Select Experience

  • Represents Fortune 100 company in connection with a criminal investigation of alleged environmental violations, among others.
  • Represents a staffing agency in federal court with respect to federal and state claims of discrimination and harassment.  
  • Represents an art collector in a case concerning the identification of, provenance of, and rights to allegedly stolen 14th-15th century artwork.
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Experience

  • Represents Fortune 100 company in connection with a criminal investigation of alleged environmental violations, among others.
  • Represents a staffing agency in federal court with respect to federal and state claims of discrimination and harassment.  
  • Represents an art collector in a case concerning the identification of, provenance of, and rights to allegedly stolen 14th-15th century artwork.
  • Represents a film and television distributor before the California Court of Appeal, Second District in the appeal of a summary judgment obtained on all causes of action brought by figure skater Oksana Baiul.
  • Investigated discrimination and retaliation allegations at Fortune 500 company by interviewing more than twenty employees, reviewing and supervising the review of tens of thousands of documents, and creating summary of findings to assist company in settling the matter.
  • Advised and counseled real estate developer on compliance with NYC Comptroller's prevailing wage investigation, drafted settlement agreement to bring developer into compliance, and conducted wage-and-hour audit to ensure future compliance.

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2013 to 2016)
  • New York State Bar Association: Empire State Counsel Award

Memberships

  • Federal Bar Counsel
  • New York State Bar Association

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Pro Bono

  • Represents two minors from Hong Kong in cutting-edge matter, appealing state court determinations denying pathways to citizenship and arguing before the Appellate Division, Second Department.
  • Conducted depositions as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Joan M. Azrack of the Eastern District of New York
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Melvin S. Kracov of the New Jersey State Superior Court, Criminal Team
  • General Counsel of the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board, Legal Intern
  • New York State Office of the Attorney General: Labor Bureau, Legal Intern

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2008
  • New York, 2009
  • New Jersey, 2008

Education

  • J.D., New York Law School, 2008, magna cum laude
  • B.S., New York University, 2002, magna cum laude