Attorney Jack Tuckner, Esq. is a founding partner of the Plaintiff’s employment law practice Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP. He is an accomplished women’s rights attorney who has also built a reputation as a thought leader in the identification of pregnancy discrimination in its various forms. During his extensive legal career, he has also made it a priority to advocate across the media spectrum and serve as a national commentator for women’s discrimination issues.
Jack Tuckner attended Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY), graduating cum laude with his Bachelor’s degree in 1984. He then enrolled in CUNY Law School at Queens College, where he would complete his Juris Doctor in 1987. Queens College emphasizes the practice of “law in the service of human needs,” and Jack Tuckner took this mission to heart in setting out to represent women whose rights have been abridged in the workplace.
Early Legal Accomplishments
Jack Tuckner began his legal career as a public defender in the Bronx. Over a five-year period, he successfully tried many cases to verdict as a Senior Trial Attorney. In 1992 he opened a holistic law practice, Jack Bryant Tuckner & Associates, which concentrated in women’s employee rights law. He would go on to co-found his current law practice in 2001, Tuckner, Sipser, Weinstock & Sipser, LLP, and it is still one of the nation’s only women’s rights in the workplace litigation boutiques.
Recent Legal Accomplishments
Jack Tuckner continues to utilize his courtroom ground warfare experience to represent defendants in criminal law cases. Most recently, he worked alongside other pro bono lawyers from the National Lawyer’s Guild to represent more than 700 Occupy Wall Street patriots arrested for “civil disobedience” while protesting on the Brooklyn Bridge in 2011. Of the 12 clients Jack Tuckner personally represented, none were convicted of any crimes or offenses.
His professional contributions to the community recently earned him three consecutive “Super Lawyer” honors. This recognition signifies that he ranks in the Top 5% of all New York Labor & Employment attorneys based on insight from his peers, judges, and independent research.
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