Perspectiva General

Valerie K. Jackson focuses her practice on labor and employment law, with an emphasis on labor relations, and employment law counseling and litigation.

Valerie regularly advises clients in higher education, healthcare and other sectors regarding traditional labor law issues, employer rights and obligations in the unionized workplace, and other applicable labor and employment laws. She also advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including litigation under state and federal antidiscrimination statutes.

Prior to joining Littler, Valerie was an associate at a national labor and employment law firm. Previously, Valerie worked as an attorney for a university in Boston. She was involved in the university’s labor and employment law matters. Her experience working in-house gives her an understanding of how labor and employment law issues impact a client’s business operations, and the challenges faced by college and university clients.

While attending law school, Valerie interned for a magistrate judge in the U. S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and in the Economic Crimes Unit of the United States Attorney’s Office in Boston, Massachusetts. She also served on the Northeastern University Law Journal.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


College and University Section, Labor and Employment Section

Boston Bar Association


Named, Rising Star


Super Lawyers


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©


Named, Top Lawyers

Boston Magazine


Society of Fellows

Boston Bar Foundation

Speaking Engagements

2023 New England Regional Employer Conference

Boston, MA

November 14, 2023


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2013
  • M.A., Providence College, 2010with Distinction
  • B.A., College of the Holy Cross, 2008

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