Attorney Jessica Giambrone Palmese is a strategic thinker who partners with employers and their management teams to defend them against a variety of employment claims. Formerly a trial attorney at the New York City Law Department for nearly 17 years, Jessica leverages her experience to anticipate and outmaneuver her opponents in the courtroom.
Jessica represents clients in employment cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State and City Human Rights Laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and federal and state wage and hour laws. She has served as lead counsel in more than 20 federal and state trials that have gone to verdict and has appeared in numerous administrative proceedings. In addition, Jessica helps clients conduct internal investigations of misconduct and discrimination claims.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Jessica served as Senior Counsel & Trial Supervisor in the Labor & Employment Law Division (“Division”) of the New York City Law Department. In that position, she served as lead trial counsel for the Division’s highest-profile, most complex, and greatest liability matters and was responsible for settlement negotiations.