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Judith Kong is an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert. Ms. Kong represents employers in a wide range of employment matters, including discrimination claims, restrictive covenants, and employment counseling. She has worked on various litigations before federal and state trial courts, administrative agencies, the American Arbitration Association, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, and the National Labor Relations Board.

Before joining Davis & Gilbert, Ms. Kong was a labor & employment associate at Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP. Prior to law school, Ms. Kong was a labor & employment paralegal at Kane Kessler, P.C.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

"Pressing Employer Issues in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, July 2017

"How to Prepare for 2016: Proposed New Federal Overtime Regulations, New Employee-Friendly Laws in NYS and NYC, and Joint Employer Issues," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, March 2016

PUBLICATIONS

"Beginning July 1, 2017, Chicago and Cook County Employers Must Provide Paid Sick Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, June 2017

Co-Author, "San Francisco Passes Ordinance Requiring Employers to Provide Fully Paid Parental Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, December 2016

Co-Author, "Employee's Termination Based on Poor Performance, Not Race," Hospitality Law, January 2016

Co-Author, "New York City Imposes Limits on Employer Inquiries Related to Criminal Conviction and Arrest Records," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Beginning July 1: California Employers Must Provide Paid Sick Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, May 2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

Asian American Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois
New York

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, J.D., 2012
Cornell University, B.S., 2008


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

"Pressing Employer Issues in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, July 2017

"How to Prepare for 2016: Proposed New Federal Overtime Regulations, New Employee-Friendly Laws in NYS and NYC, and Joint Employer Issues," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, March 2016

PUBLICATIONS

"Beginning July 1, 2017, Chicago and Cook County Employers Must Provide Paid Sick Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, June 2017

Co-Author, "San Francisco Passes Ordinance Requiring Employers to Provide Fully Paid Parental Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, December 2016

Co-Author, "Employee's Termination Based on Poor Performance, Not Race," Hospitality Law, January 2016

Co-Author, "New York City Imposes Limits on Employer Inquiries Related to Criminal Conviction and Arrest Records," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, October 2015

Co-Author, "Beginning July 1: California Employers Must Provide Paid Sick Leave," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, May 2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

Asian American Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois
New York

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, J.D., 2012
Cornell University, B.S., 2008