Jeffrey I. Pasek, Esq.
Cozen O'Connor, Philadelphia
Mr. Pasek concentrates in representing management in all facets of labor and employment law such as maintaining a union-free environment, collective bargaining, litigation and counseling on wrongful discharge and employment discrimination claims, occupational safety and health, whistleblower claims, wage and hour, affirmative action compliance and workplace torts. He is a 1976 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and received his B.A., magna cum laude, in 1973 from the University of Pittsburgh. He is active in the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, where he has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee and Chairman of the Selection Committee of the Chamber’s Political Action Committee. Mr. Pasek is called upon to lecture frequently to business groups and continuing legal education programs. He is the author of “Corporate Investigations: Their Hidden Traps … And How to Avoid Them,” The Corporate Counselor, © 2003, chapters on Employment Law and Employment Practices Liability Insurance in @Risk Version 2.0 – The definitive guide to legal issues of insurance and reinsurance of Internet and e-commerce and cyber perils, R. Hammesfahr editor © 2002, “Crisis Management: Human Resource Issues Before and After Catastrophe Strikes,” HR Magazine, August 2002, “Religion in the Workplace,” Human Resource Professional, Vol. 10, No. 1, Jan/Feb 1997; “Risks Associated With Hiring Independent Contractors”, Philadelphia Construction News, Vol. 17, No. 64, Oct. 27, 1993; “Compliance By the Private Sector With the Americans with Disabilities Act”, © 1991 Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly; “The New Immigration Law: What a General Practitioner Needs to Know”, c. 1987 Pennsylvania Bar Quarterly; “Violence as an Unfair Labor Practice”, © 1985, Human Resources Commentator; “The Shopping Center as the Site of Labor Disputes: The Legal Impact”, © 1985, International Council of Shopping Centers; Employment Discrimination, Lawyer to Lawyer Video Course, © 1983, Pennsylvania Bar Institute; Statistics: The Name of the Game in EEO Cases, © 1980, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce. He was a co-editor of the chapter on religious discrimination for the 2000 and 2002 Cumulative Supplements to Lindemann & Grossman, Employment Discrimination Law as part of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity Law. Mr. Pasek is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, and has tried cases and argued appeals in the federal courts throughout the United States, including before the United States Supreme Court. He chairs the Labor and Employment Law practice group at the law firm of Cozen O’Connor, which is headquartered in Philadelphia and has offices in 20 other cities throughout the United States and in London and Toronto.