Jack Newhouse joined Virginia & Ambinder, LLP as an associate in August 2012. Jack concentrates his practice in the area of wage and hour class action litigation, specifically representing workers seeking to recover unpaid prevailing wage and supplemental benefits earned for work on publicly financed construction projects. He also represents workers seeking unpaid minimum wages and overtime compensation pursuant to State and Federal overtime laws.
Prior to joining Virginia & Ambinder, LLP, Jack interned for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) of Region Two and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Jack obtained his undergraduate degree from Queens College, City University of New York, where he majored in English and minored in both Chemistry and Business. While attending St. John’s University School of Law, Jack focused on the study of labor and employment law. Jack was published for his book review titled Behind the Curtain of Baseball’s Labor Relations: William Gould’s Bargaining with Baseball, 22.2 Seton Hall J. Sports & Ent. L. 381 (2012). Jack has also been published on Forbes for his article on the impact of unpaid internship lawsuits on the internship job market, Unpaid Intern Lawsuits May Reduce Job Opportunities, Forbes.com, September 24, 2013.
Following his graduation from law school, Jack became a member of board of advisors for the Center for Labor and Employment Law at St. John’s University School of Law.