October 4, 2022

Volume XII, Number 277

Janean B. Dunn

Janean B. Dunn is an associate in the Raleigh, North Carolina, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Janean represents private and public employers in federal and state courts, arbitrations and administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the North Carolina Department of Labor, and the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board. Janean handles cases involving wage and hour disputes, wrongful discharge, retaliation, sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination and state tort issues. 

In addition to her litigation practice, Janean provides practical advice and counsel to employers in day-to-day employment law matters, such as: managing employee performance, employee discipline, leave and accommodation matters and workplace investigations. Janean is also experienced in providing transactional services to employers such as: drafting employment agreements, staffing agreements, hiring and separation documents, severance agreements, and employee handbooks and policies. Janean focuses her practice on disability, leave and health management, and she currently serves as the Firm’s North Carolina State Law Leave Leader, advising clients nationwide on the various workplace leave laws in North Carolina and tracking proposed local and state leave-related legislation. 

While attending law school, Janean was a contributing editor for the Elon University School of Law’s Journal of Leadership and the Law and a Leadership Fellow in Elon Law’s leadership program. Additionally, Janean externed at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to include serving as a judicial clerk to Supervisory Administrative Judge Regina N. Stephens. Janean also handled various matters in the EEOC’s investigation unit and the alternative dispute resolution unit.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Janean B. Dunn