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If you have been laid off, or you suspect layoffs are around the corner, it’s important to know that you can negotiate a better severance package at any point during your employment. Such a package can help sustain you while you look for another job. Whether you have been offered a severance package or simply want to negotiate a better

Jackson Spencer Law’s Jennifer Spencer has been named to the 2021 list of Texas Super Lawyers for her work in Employment Litigation: Plaintiff and Employment & Labor: Employee. This year marks her 13th appearance on the exclusive list of outstanding Texas attorneys.
“I’m grateful to my colleagues in the Texas bar who voted for me,” Ms. Spencer said. “But I’m

As demand for our employee-focused legal services has grown, we are excited to welcome three new attorneys to the Jackson Spencer Law team: Associates Sara Barfield and Nikki Britten, and Senior Counsel Ron Woessner.
Ron WoessnerNikki BrittenSara Barfield“Demand for Jackson Spencer Law’s services has grown dramatically in recent years,” said Managing Partner Jennifer Spencer. “The

Jennifer Spencer, attorney and advocate for employee rights, has been named to the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This year is her eighth year of recognition on the annual list. Additionally, M. Neal Bridges was named to the publication’s “Ones to Watch” list for labor and employment litigation.
M. Neal BridgesJennifer SpencerBased on a process

On June 30, 2021, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned the conviction of well-known comedian (and once “America’s father”) Bill Cosby. The decision followed decades of litigation and was one of the first major wins of the #MeToo movement. While dozens of women accused Cosby of sexual assault, only one case, Andrea Constand’s, was within the statute of limitations at the

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects you from the government interfering with your speech – meaning you can typically express opinions (even if they are offensive) without being arrested or charged with a crime. But that does not mean you can say whatever you want online without suffering consequences. It is an oft-cited misconception that freedom of expression