Following law school Jocelyn joined Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson as a litigation associate in 1989. In 1996 and 1997 she worked on several political campaigns and in 1998 she joined the Office of the Manhattan Borough President. Jocelyn worked there until 2003, first as the Director of Policy and then as the Director of Policy and Budget. Jocelyn joined the firm as a litigation associate in 2003 and became a partner of the firm in 2009.
Jocelyn focuses on the best resolution for her clients – whether negotiation or litigation. She has wide expertise in all areas of commercial and employment litigation and arbitration, representing a broad array of clients ranging from international conglomerates to small and early-stage companies and individuals. Jocelyn handles both large litigations, including multimillion dollar contract disputes, fraud, securities and trademark claims, and smaller commercial disputes, including real estate and employment disputes. Jocelyn has been successful in representing corporate clients seeking to enforce employee non-competition and confidentiality agreements, obtaining injunctive relief, achieving settlements, and a favorable verdict after trial.
Her experience includes the following:
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1989), magna cum laude.
Chapin Prize for Graduating First in Class
University of Chicago (B.A., 1986).
Successfully represented our client before the Appellate Division of New York, which affirmed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment dismissing a $45 million indemnification claim against our client.
Successfully represented a trustee in bankruptcy before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which affirmed prior decisions in our favor approving a bankruptcy estate’s settlement terms and denying a landlord’s motions in opposition.