Jocelyn R. Cuttino advises clients on labor and employment matters including statutory compliance, antidiscrimination practices, employment policies, HR procedures, and best practices for avoiding litigation and developing positive employee relations. Jocelyn conducts internal investigations related to alleged sexual harassment, performs workplace culture assessments, advises on responses and remediation measures in connection with alleged misconduct, and defends companies in employment litigation and other workplace crises. She defends clients at trial and in all phases of complex employment and class litigation, and represents clients before US federal and state fair employment agencies.
Jocelyn handles claims arising under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Railway Labor Act, and related state employment laws. She represents employers in disputes involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, failure to accommodate, and in wage and hour litigation. In addition, she conducts employee training on the prevention of unlawful harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Previously, Jocelyn was an associate at a large international law firm, handling employment-related claims, complex commercial litigation, and business and financial litigation.
Spelman College, 2004, B.A., Magna Cum Laude
University of Southern California, 2007, Master of Communication Management
University of Southern California Law School, 2007, J.D.
District of Columbia
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuits
U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern, and Northern Districts of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year, Labor & Employment, The National Law Journal (2014)
Recognized, 40 Under 40, The National Bar Association (2016)