Kayleen Egan concentrates her practice on employment counseling and litigation along with traditional labor matters. She has experience in both single plaintiff and class action claims, including:
- Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under Title VII, Section 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws
- State medical marijuana laws
- Whistleblower claims
- Unfair labor practice charges
Kayleen also has substantial administrative agency experience, representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
In addition to her litigation practice, Kayleen counsels employers on compliance with local, state, and federal laws, drafting policies and employee handbooks. She regularly advises clients on the impacts of state marijuana laws in the workplace.
Prior to joining Littler, Kayleen represented public school districts and charter schools in employment, civil rights, and special education litigation and advised on labor and employment issues.
Kayleen began her career as a law clerk for the Hon. Michael J. Haas in the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court. During law school, she interned for the Hon. Freda Wolfson in the District Court of New Jersey and in the general counsel office of a local university. She served as editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy and was a member of the school’s National Trial Advocacy Team.