Jessica Taub Rosenberg

Jessica Taub Rosenberg is a leading trial lawyer in the employment field having represented employers and prominent senior executives for over a decade in employment-related litigation before federal and state courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels.  Jessica regularly defends claims of discrimination, retaliation and harassment; disputes involving the enforcement of employment contracts and non-competition covenants; and tort claims such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference and defamation.  Jessica also conducts internal investigations on employee misconduct in the workplace.

Jessica routinely advises clients on employment policies and practices and conducts employee trainings.  In 2020, she began advising clients on Covid-related employment issues, from mandating tests and vaccines in the workplace to mitigating litigation risk arising from Covid.

Jessica was named a 2021 Notable Woman in Law by Crain’s New York Business and named one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading U.S. Employment Lawyers.  She was shortlisted by Euromoney as Best in Labor and Employment for its 2020 Women in Business Law Americas Awards and as a 2019 Labor & Employment New York Attorney of the Year.  In 2019, she was awarded the Burton Award for excellence in Legal Writing.  Jessica was recognized as a New York “Labor & Employment Star” by Benchmark Litigation, as well as included in Benchmark Litigation’s Under 40 Hot List.  She was shortlisted as a 2019 Rising Star in Labor & Employment for Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Rising Stars Awards.  Jessica was also named a 2019 Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal and recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of Employment & Labor. 

Jessica regularly speaks on trends in employment law, recently presenting:

  • Mandating Covid-19 Tests and Vaccines in the Workplace: Legal Issues and Liability Risks, a webinar hosted by Practising Law Institute;
  • Employers Can Likely Mandate Covid Vaccines for Staff, a video interview with Reuters;
  • Navigating Sensitive Legal and HR/Employment Issues during Virtual Litigations and Investigations, a roundtable at the 2020 Women, Influence and Power in Law Conference hosted by Corporate Counsel;
  • Virtual Commuting, Caregiving & Corona: Remote Strategies, part of The Women in Law Summit Series: Diversity, Inclusion & Self-Care Virtual Summit;
  • Employment Developments during COVID-19 – Real Life Scenarios and Litigations, a roundtable at the 2020 General Counsel Conference hosted by Corporate Counsel;
  • Liability Issues After the Quarantine: Risks for Building Owners and Building Operators, a webinar hosted by Practising Law Institute;
  • Cut from a Different Cloth: Employment Issues Tailored to the Fashion Industry, a webinar hosted by Practising Law Institute; and
  • Hypothetical Scenarios on Equal Pay, Family Leave, and the #MeToo Movement: The Unwritten Rules for Addressing Highly Sensitive, Complex Challenges, part of the American Conference Institute’s 32nd National Forum on Wage & Hour Claims and Class Actions.

Prior to joining Kasowitz, Jessica served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office.  Jessica also was an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy at Fordham University School of Law.