Attorney Jiri Janko's experience includes the following:

  • Representing employers in litigation concerning discrimination, whistleblowing, harassment, retaliation, violations of family leave, tort claims, and restrictive covenants, including cases arising under such federal, state, and local employment laws as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law
  • Providing guidance to employers on e-discovery issues, including the identification, collection, preservation, imaging, and forensic data recovery of electronically stored information
  • Conducting internal investigations of harassment complaints and unfair competition on behalf of employers
  • Counseling employers on the implementation of employment policies and on workplace issues

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Jiri has written the following articles:

  • "New Jersey's Paid Family Leave Bill and Recent LAD Amendment — What's the 411?" The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (May 2008), with Lynne Anne Anderson.
  • "Linguistically Integrated Contractual Interpretation: Incorporating Semiotic Theory of Meaning-Making into Legal Interpretation," 37 Rutgers L.J. 601 (2007)

While attending law school, Jiri was an articles editor of the Rutgers Law Journal.

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Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©: “Ones to Watch” in Litigation – Labor and Employment (2021 to 2023). This award is conferred by Best Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.



  • Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D., 2007)
  • University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., 2001)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1995)

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