Jocelyn L. Womack helps companies respond to workplace crisis situations related to workplace misconduct, including sexual harassment, advising and counseling employers on appropriate responses to such issues and defending companies in related matters. She also defends employers in a broader range of labor and employment matters, including wage and hour collective action disputes for misclassification of workers, unpaid wages and overtime, meal and rest breaks, and other aspects of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Jocelyn represents employers in lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and unfair competition; and in claims made under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law. She also provides advice and counsel on ADA compliance and drug and alcohol testing in the workplace.
Employers who receive Jocelyn’s counsel come from industries as diverse as retail, pharmaceutical, food service, and technology/network administration. She advises clients on how to establish, and also how to enforce, internal employment, noncompete, arbitration, and confidentiality agreements.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Jocelyn clerked for Judge Petrese B. Tucker of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Columbia University, 2002, M.A.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2007, J.D.
Wake Forest University, 2000, B.A.
Clerkship to Judge Petrese Tucker of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2007 - 2009)
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)