Jill Kahn Marshall practices in the areas of employment law, litigation, arbitration, mediation and dispute resolution. Ms. Marshall represents clients in matters involving claims of employment discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace, and has experience in class action litigation involving claims of independent contractor misclassification and wage and hour disputes. Ms. Marshall also conducts sexual harassment prevention training for clients and provides advice regarding employment and separation agreements and employee handbooks. She has extensive experience with arbitration hearings, trial practice in federal and state courts and hearings before administrative agencies.
Prior to joining RPJ, Ms. Marshall was an associate at Lichten & Liss-Riordan in Boston, a preeminent class action employment litigation firm, and Chadbourne & Parke in New York, where she represented international corporations in commercial contract disputes. During law school, she was a legal intern for the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and Brooklyn Legal Services.
Ms. Marshall is a 2019 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.
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.
Selected Articles & Publications
- “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,” with RPJ Partner Deena R. Merlen, RPJ – 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
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