Jacqlyn Rovine

Associate

New York
T +1.212.847.2862  |  F +1.212.589.4201

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 courts 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 skills.

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

Select Experience

  • Secured a summary judgment victory on behalf of a production company when a California judge rejected a $30 million lawsuit filed by figure skating champion Oksana Baiul; currently representing the company in the appeal before the California Court of Appeal, Second District.
  • Obtained summary judgment on disability discrimination, harassment and failure to accommodate claims in federal court, proving as a matter of law that the plaintiff did not suffer from a disability.
  • Representing a Fortune 100 company in connection with a criminal investigation of alleged environmental violations, among others.
More »

Experience

  • Secured a summary judgment victory on behalf of a production company when a California judge rejected a $30 million lawsuit filed by figure skating champion Oksana Baiul; currently representing the company in the appeal before the California Court of Appeal, Second District.
  • Obtained summary judgment on disability discrimination, harassment and failure to accommodate claims in federal court, proving as a matter of law that the plaintiff did not suffer from a disability.
  • Representing a Fortune 100 company in connection with a criminal investigation of alleged environmental violations, among others.
  • Represented an art collector in a case concerning the identification of, provenance of and rights to allegedly stolen 14th- and 15th-century artwork.
  • Investigated discrimination and retaliation allegations against a Fortune 500 company by interviewing more than 20 employees, reviewing and supervising the review of tens of thousands of documents, and creating a summary of findings to assist the company in settling the matter.
  • Advised and counseled a real estate developer on compliance with the New York City Comptroller's prevailing wage investigation, drafted a settlement agreement to bring the developer into compliance and conducted a 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

News

Pro Bono

  • Represented two minors from Hong Kong in a 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