Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated professional with 8+ years of experience in Employment Law leading government investigations and policy analysis at the federal and local level, and within the private sector. Demonstrated expertise in labor law, research methodologies, and legal analysis. Liaised with internal and external stakeholders, building influential relationships to facilitate projects and investigations. Solution driven and detail oriented. Committed to collaborating with cross-functional and multidisciplinary teams to deliver on organizational goals. Multilingual, fluent in English and Polish.

  • Legal Analysis
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Employment Law
  • Training and Mentoring
  • Investigations
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • LexisNexis and West Law
  • PC Law
  • Acris
  • Accruing and Amicus
  • CRM
  • ECourts and PACER
  • Data analysis
  • Legal
  • Law
  • Negotiations
  • Research
03/2019 to 09/2020 Partnership Specialist State Of New York | Manhattan, NY,

Strategized and forecasted necessary outreach by researching and analyzing data with Census response rates. Developed partnership agreements with federal, state, and local governments to reach constituents. Fostered influential partnerships with local and community ties to overcome enumeration barriers. Leveraged bilingual skills to connect with underrepresented urban communities. Appointed as office liaison for official relationships.

  • Used Census response data and known variables to successfully forecast hard to reach communities.
  • Grew Polish response to the Census, conducting community outreach through social media campaigns and liaising with local businesses community members in person.
  • Secured the highest response rate for New York City in a decade, using available databases to identify opportunities to connect with undercounted areas.
12/2017 to 03/2019 Supervising Investigator Childhelp | Beaumont, CA,

Reviewed local and state laws and regulations pertaining to Employment Laws, drafting memoranda on labor laws and implications. Conducted investigations to ensure compliance with municipal labor and employment laws, interviewing complainants and employers to resolve investigative proceedings. Liaised with internal and external stakeholders on investigations.

  • Performed large-scale data analysis to forecast incoming cases and monetary damages.
  • Assessed and approved reports on employer or employee violations while preparing for administrative hearings and court proceedings.
  • Streamlined the investigative process, developing a training manual to assist investigators on how to interpret labor law and investigate labor cases and stay within deadlines, trained and supervised new investigators.
  • Performed large-scale data analysis to forecast incoming cases and monetary damages.
  • Obtained $30K+ in employee restitution without negotiations after carefully analyzing the wage case’s data, calculating damages, and presenting a brief detailing methodology.
  • Advised businesses on city labor and employment laws, detailing specific measures to attain compliance.
  • Maintained detailed case log of all cases assigned to monitor progress and completion.
  • Analyzed data and developed case plans and conducted comprehensive investigation tactics to obtain necessary evidence.
03/2015 to 12/2017 Paralegal and Investigator New York City Department Of Consumer Affairs | City, STATE,

Assisted agency attorneys in drafting and serving Notices of Hearing, reviewing subpoena responses and prepared analysis. Negotiated with opposing counsel on settlement cases, presenting research findings on violations of law and associated restitution and fees. Assisted agency attorneys with legal and applicable statute research.

  • Prepared Final Notices of Investigations, Initial Notices, and Document requests.
  • Promoted within six months to a higher position after demonstrating a strong commitment to organizational performance and research by learning all the laws and regulations important to the position.
11/2012 to 12/2014 Paralegal and Office Manager Robert Wisniewski P.C | City, STATE,

Drafted process pleadings and litigation documents while leading a team of three paralegals. Interpreted court proceedings, including deposition and settlement conferences. Translated legal documents and letters to Polish. Investigated clients, obtaining discovery demands while analyzing an opponent’s finances and assets. Prepared clients for attending depositions.

  • Facilitated successful settlements, organizing cases, deadlines, and agendas.
  • Managed large caseloads, directing the course of litigation for 200+ active cases and testifying in court on financial findings in 50+ cases.
  • Organized patient files and streamlined operations to improve efficiency.
01/2012 to 05/2012 Intern New Jersey Institute Of Technology | City, STATE,

Updated school policy in response to regulatory changes, implementing sexual harassment policies and guidelines. Drafted memoranda and summaries for counsel.

  • Contributed to the University’s compliance with Title IX; ensured that students, especially female students, were protected against discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment and assault.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 Bachelor’s Degree | Law And Technology New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, GPA:

President of Pre-Law Society & President of Eastern European Interest Club

Expected in 04/2020 Certificate | Data Analytics Cornell University, New York City, NY, GPA:

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