Protecting the rights of employees that take great risks to ensure better treatment and standards in the workplace is the most vital part of my work.
"I am honored to advocate for the employee taking a stand and demanding justice in the workplace."
Jolena Jeffrey joined Katz, Marshall, & Banks, LLP as an Associate in August 2019.
Ms. Jeffrey received her J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in 2016. While in law school she was the executive editor of the labor and employment law brief. She also worked as a student attorney in the Civil Advocacy Clinic, assisting low income persons with employment matters, including conducting a hearing before the Office of Administrative hearings to pursue her client’s unpaid employment benefits.
Prior to joining Katz, Marshall, & Banks, Ms. Jeffrey was an assistant district attorney at the Queens County District Attorney Office, in New York City. Ms. Jeffrey managed over 200 cases, misdemeanor and felony, from intake to disposition. She has appeared before both misdemeanor and Supreme Court judges regarding issues such as the purview of discover, suppression of evidence, and the legal sufficiency of claims. Ms. Jeffrey has also presented cases before a grand jury.
Ms. Jeffrey received her B.A. in Business Management from Babson College in 2013.
Ms. Jeffrey is a member of the New York bar. Supervision by Debra S. Katz, a member of the District of Columbia bar.