Overview

Jacqueline E. Kalk represents and counsels management clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, crowd sourcing and virtual companies. Jacqueline’s practice encompasses a broad range of employment law matters, with a particular focus on independent contractor classification and wage and hour litigation and analysis. She litigates individual, class and collective claims of all types, appearing in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies on matters such as:

  • Independent contractor classification
  • Wage and hour
  • Equal pay
  • Equal employment matters

Jacqueline's expertise extends to counseling management on how to properly classify workers, avoid litigation and develop necessary policies and practices. She also has implemented training classes for employers in a wide variety of venues targeted at understanding the litigation process and avoiding litigation.

Additionally, Jacqueline has published articles on employment law issues, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act, and speaks on a national basis to human resource professionals regarding employment law and wage and hour issues. She is a faculty presenter for the Institute of Applied Management and Law (www.iaml.com).

Speaking Engagements

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

2014 Littler Report – Top Issues Facing Employers Today

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

Managing Multi-State Differences and Doing Business in Multiple States

The 2014 Atlanta Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Atlanta, GA

October 9, 2014

2012 Midwest Employer Conference

Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2012

Independent Contractors: Heightened Concern In An Era Of Expanded Enforcement

2012 Midwest Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2012

Legal Implications Of Social Media In The Workplace: Tough Issues From The Trenches

2012 Midwest Employer Conference

Littler Mendelson, Minneapolis, MN

October 11, 2012

Certificate in Employee Relations Law: Employment Discrimination and Special Employee Issues

Institute of Applied Management and Law

November 9-11, 2011

Certificate in Employee Relations Law: Employment Discrimination and Special Employee Issues

Institute of Applied Management and Law

October 5-6, 2011

Certificate in Employee Relations Law: Employment Discrimination and Special Employee Issues

Institute of Applied Management and Law

July 20-22, 2011

Crowdsourcing Symposium

Google Campus discussing Legal Trends and Issues Facing Crowdsourcing Companies

May 19, 2011

Education

  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1993magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of North Dakota, 1990summa cum laude

Bar Admission

Minnesota
Georgia
Illinois
North Dakota

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin