Tiffany Buckley-Norwood is a principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., a national labor and employment law firm. With over 14 years of experience and as counsel to management, she advises employers of varying sizes and in varying industries, particularly those in healthcare and manufacturing. Her employment law advice and litigation defense practice focuses on three specific equal employment opportunity / affirmative action compliance areas: disability accommodation, legally defensible diversity and inclusion best practices, and appropriately responding to internal complaints (minimizing retaliation claims). Complementing these focus areas, Ms. Buckley-Norwood counsels clients on the strategic creation and implementation of company-wide policies and OFCCP-compliant affirmative action plans.
Ms. Buckley-Norwood is also frequent author and presenter, with over 30 presentations and over 20 published works. Her speaking engagements include presentations for the American Bar Association, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, American Society of Employers, Association of Corporate Counsel Michigan, State Bar of Michigan Labor & Employment and Health Law Sections, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, Michigan Industry Liaison Group, and Greater Lansing Society for Human Resource Management.
In her spare time, Ms. Buckley-Norwood volunteers as a pro bono attorney, in addition to other civic activities. She is a former President of the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association, a National Bar Association affiliate.
In recognition for her accomplishments, Ms. Buckley-Norwood has been repeatedly ranked as Michigan Super Lawyer since 2013 and as a Best Lawyer in America since 2019, and was recognized as an Up & Coming Lawyer by Michigan Lawyers Weekly in 2015, ranked as one of the Top 50 Michigan Women by Super Lawyers in 2018, and recognized as one of the Michigan Chronicle's Women of Excellence in 2019. She can be reached at (248) 936-1939 or Tiffany.Buckley@jacksonlewis.com.