ROCHESTER (August 10, 2017) – Jessica F. Pizzutelli, an attorney in the Rochester office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is one of 25 individuals selected for the newest class of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s CLIMB Program.
CLIMB is the Chamber Leadership Initiative: Mentoring for Business, and it connects young professionals with area business leaders in day-long events that accelerate perspective, collaboration and growth. To be accepted into the program, young professionals must display leadership, vision, impact, contribution, mentorship and integrity, as well as great promise within their organizations and community.
“We congratulate Jessica on being selected into this program,” said Trent M. Sutton, Rochester office managing shareholder. “She is an active member of our local community as well as an integral part of our Rochester office, and she is a perfect choice for the CLIMB program.”
Pizzutelli has practiced at Littler since 2014. She represents management in various phases of employment law within the industries of hospitality, insurance, manufacturing and retail, having represented employers in state and federal courts as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the New York State Division of Human Rights. She advises and litigates in the areas of discrimination, employment contracts, retaliation, wage and hour and wrongful discharge. Half of her practice focuses on defending employers in collective, class and hybrid actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state wage and hour laws.
Pizzutelli obtained a B.A. from Colby College, magna cum laude, and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
About Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce passionately serves, promotes, and advocates for its members in order to bring economic prosperity to the Finger Lakes region. The Rochester Chamber covers Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates counties, providing a one-stop source for information, advocacy, human resource services and networking to help employers grow.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,300 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing member entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.