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Todd H. Girshon has devoted his entire professional career, comprising over 30 years, to practicing workplace law at Jackson Lewis.

Since joining our New York City office, Todd has maintained an active “in-the-trenches” litigation practice, representing employers throughout the country before federal, state and local government agencies and courts in jury trials, bench trials, appeals, arbitrations, mediations and other proceedings. He has successfully defended individual and class/collective actions alleging discrimination, retaliation, harassment, whistleblower, failure to pay compensation and employee benefits, wrongful termination, breach of contract, tort, restrictive covenant, trade secret, unfair competition and other employment-related claims. He assists clients with preventive workplace law matters, investigations, and the design and implementation of human resources policies and practices. Todd also provides advice and counsel on day-to-day workplace law issues to help employers effectively manage their workforces.

On September 15, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a new section of the New York Labor Law limiting the assignment of inventions by employees to their employers. Specifically, Section 203-f of the Labor Law renders unenforceable provisions in employment agreements that require employees to assign certain inventions to their employer which