Jacqueline A. Koscelnik - DeForest Koscelnik Yokitis & Berardinelli

Jacqueline A. Koscelnik

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995

Jackie represents a variety of employers, including manufacturing and industrial companies, television stations, hospitals, and universities, in both federal and state courts as well as before government agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, the National Labor Relations Board, and numerous state and local human rights commissions. Her practice includes advice on affirmative action, union avoidance, reasonable accommodation, hiring practices, personal services contracts, employee discipline and termination issues, and on compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. She drafts comprehensive employee handbooks, human resources guidelines, and affirmative action plans. She has been invited by employers on numerous occasions to speak to groups of employees and/or supervisors on topics ranging from union avoidance to sexual harassment.

In 1994 Jackie joined Walter DeForest in founding DeForest & Koscelnik, now DeForest Koscelnik Yokitis & Berardinelli. Jackie began her legal career as an Associate with Reed Smith Shaw & McClay.

Allegheny CollegeBS Duquesne UniversityJ.D. University of RochesterBS

Office Location

Koppers Building, 30th Floor
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Pittsburgh Metro Area
Jacqueline A. Koscelnik has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management