Jacqueline C. Gerrald is a Partner in the Litigation Department of McLaughlin & Stern. Ms. Gerrald is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Fordham University Environmental Law Journal.
Ms. Gerrald has experience in matters involving commercial, employment, insurance, real estate and landlord/tenant law (both commercial and residential). She has represented parties in commercial cases involving contract claims, corporate disputes, as well as real estate matters, and both individual plaintiffs and corporate defendants in claims of discrimination arising under the New York City and New York State Human Rights Law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Title VII. She has also represented parties in mediation and complex arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining McLaughlin & Stern, Ms. Gerrald had been an associate in a small general practice law firm in New York City where she handled general civil litigation matters and previously worked as a Business and Finance associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice of a large, international law firm. Her past experience also includes pro bono work assisting unrepresented litigants as a member of the Volunteer Lawyers Program at the New York City Civil Court, Housing Part. While in law school, Ms. Gerrald worked as an intern in the Employment Law Group of National Broadcasting Company (NBC 4 New York).
Ms. Gerrald is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey and the District of Columbia. She is a member of the Federal Bar Council's American Inn of Court, the National Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.