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September 26, 2022

Jessica Summers Provides Commentary for HR Dive Concerning Pre-Employment Testing Policies

Jessica Summers, Principal

Paley Rothman Employment Law Principal, Jessica Summers, provided commentary for HR Dive's article, "Employers face ‘new era’ of drug testing in post-pandemic landscape" on September 22, 2022.

The article examines the shifting policies surrounding pre-employment drug testing, particularly when considering marijuana use. 

“It’s a new era for employers to be looking at,” Summers said. “They’re certainly going to want to think twice about their policies.”

The full article, "Employers face ‘new era’ of drug testing in post-pandemic landscape," is accessible through

Jessica Summers is a Principal in the firm’s Employee BenefitsEmployment LawLitigation, and Government Relations practice groups.


November 30, 2022

Jim Hammerschmidt Quoted in Law360 Article on the Benefits of Small Firms in Talent War

Employment Law Chair and Paley Rothman Co-President, Jim Hammerschmidt was quoted by Law360 in Small Firms Leverage Size To Take On BigLaw In Talent War on November 28, 2022.

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Sec. Deb Haaland – First Native American in the Cabinet

Sec. Deb Haaland is the first Native American to serve in the President’s cabinet and has been instrumental in bringing attention and action to the horrific incident rate of...

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