Jill Kahn Marshall
Jill Kahn Marshall represents individuals and corporations in the areas of employment law, litigation and dispute resolution and healthcare.
Ms. Marshall frequently represents individuals in the negotiation of employment and separation agreements, as well as claims involving discrimination and harassment in the workplace. She also provides counseling for individuals navigating complicated circumstances at work, including those related to parental leave and the transition back to the workplace. For her corporate clients, Ms. Marshall provides employment counseling, conducts internal investigations, drafts employment and separation agreements and employee handbooks, and defends against charges of discrimination. She also frequently conducts anti-harassment and discrimination trainings, having co-created RPJ’s original live and online training programs. Ms. Marshall has experience before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and its state and local counterparts, and has represented clients at trial in federal and state courts and in arbitration hearings. She regularly represents clients in the healthcare, technology and financial services industries. Ms. Marshall offers her clients practical, efficient solutions and is frequently able to resolve disputes prior to formal litigation.
Prior to joining RPJ, Ms. Marshall was an associate at Lichten & Liss-Riordan in Boston, a preeminent employment litigation firm, and a litigation associate at Chadbourne & Parke in New York.
Ms. Marshall is a 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyers’ Rising Star of the New York Metro area and is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, as well as the District Courts for Massachusetts and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Ms. Marshall graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., magna cum laude, 2008) and received her law degree from New York University School of Law (J.D., 2011), where she was a notes editor for the Journal of Legislation and Public Policy.
Services & Honors
Ms. Marshall has had a strong commitment to public interest work throughout her career. She volunteers as a career coach with Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. Ms. Marshall has also interned for and partnered on pro bono projects with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, the New York Civil Liberties Union, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Amnesty International’s Women’s Human Rights Project. Additionally, Ms. Marshall has worked with Brooklyn Legal Services to represent tenant associations seeking to preserve affordable housing, represented victims of domestic abuse seeking orders of protection, and assisted eligible candidates to apply for federal food stamp benefits.
Ms. Marshall was selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for the New York Metro area in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Selected Engagements & Publications
Selected Articles & Publications
- “New York State and City Propose an End to At-Will Employment” RPJ – March 21, 2023
- “NLRB Calls Legality of Nondisparagement and Confidentiality Provisions in Severance Agreements into Doubt “ RPJ – February 27, 2023
- “FTC Proposes Nationwide Noncompete Ban” RPJ – January 11, 2023
- “Speak Out Act Advances in Senate,” RPJ – September 27, 2022
- “Congress Passes Legislation Banning Forced Arbitration of Claims of Sexual Assault and Harassment” RPJ – February 10, 2022
- “Supreme Court Reinstates Stay on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Private Employers” RPJ – January 18, 2022
- “Employer Alert – Action Required – Vaccine Mandate to go Into Effect for all Private Employers in New York City” RPJ – December 7, 2021
- “NY HERO Act August 5 Deadline – Employers must adopt Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plans,” RPJ, with RPJ Partner Deena R. Merlen and RPJ Associate Elizabeth Stork – August 4, 2021
- “The Vaccinated Workplace: Recent Developments and Controversies,” European American Chamber of Commerce, co-authored by Ms. Marshall – April 14, 2021
- “Employers ‘Learning on the Fly’ as Vaccinated Workers Return,” by Andrew Harris and Jay-Anne Casuga, Bloomberg Law, featuring Ms. Marshall – February 22, 2021
- “Important Reminder to New York and Connecticut Employers,” RPJ, with RPJ Partner Deena R. Merlen – February 16, 2021
- “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Important Updates for Employers and Employees in 2021,” RPJ – January 25, 2021
- “Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Lockdowns,” by Allan Smith, SHRM, featuring Ms. Marshall – January 22, 2021
- “Enterprise WARN Act Ruling Spells Trouble For Big Employers” by Anne Cullen, Law360, featuring Ms. Marshall – January 11, 2021
- “4 Religious Liberty Cases Attorneys Should Watch In 2021,” by Vin Gurrieri, Law360, featuring Ms. Marshall – January 3, 2021
- “Landmark LGBTQ Decision Tops 2020’s Biggest Bias Rulings” by Vin Gurrieri, Law360, featuring Ms. Marshall – December 14, 2020
- “5 Ways Employers Are Botching Staff Cuts During Pandemic,” by Vin Gurrieri, Law360, featuring Ms. Marshall – October 14, 2020
- “What You Need to Know About The New York State Sick Leave Law” RPJ – September 30, 2020
- “Returning to Work During Covid-19: Managing Vulnerable Workers from a U.S. and UK Perspective,” for the European American Chamber of Commerce, co-authored with Matthew Park, Associate Director at Osborne Clarke, UK – August 18, 2020
- “The Weinstein Case and the Complexities of the Class Action Settlement,” RPJ – July 24, 2020
- “Debate and Developments Around Non-Competes in Physician Agreements,” RPJ – February 24, 2020
- “Second Thoughts on Secondary Caregiver Leave,” RPJ – November 20, 2019
- “New York Strengthens Anti-Discrimination Measures in the Workplace,” RPJ – July 19, 2019
- “Starting Up Smarter: Addressing Sexual Harassment in Co-Working Spaces,” RPJ – Feb. 21, 2019
- “15 in ’19: Minimum Wage Increase Goes Into Effect,” RPJ – January 8, 2019
- “#MeToo Enters Year Two: New Legal Obligations and How We Can Help,” RPJ, with RPJ Partner Deena R. Merlen – October 5, 2018
- “Massachusetts Enacts Law Governing Non-Compete Agreements,” RPJ – August 23, 2018
- “Tying Performance Reviews to Diversity Metrics: Potential Legal Issues,” RPJ – June 29, 2018
Noted Speaking Engagements
- “Real Risk and the Remote Possibility: Sexual Harassment and Other Discrimination in the Physical and Remote Workplace,” Prerecorded Presentation with Live Q&A for AASPA Annual Conference 2020, with RPJ Partner Deena Merlen and RPJ Associate Elizabeth Stork – October 16, 2020
- Reported Judicial Decisions