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Ms. Outwater is the managing partner of the Pittsburgh office of Jackson Lewis, LLP. She is also the regional managing partner over both the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland, Ohio offices of Jackson Lewis. She received her undergraduate degree from Fordham University and obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from Albany Law School and holds a Master of Laws (in Labor Law) from New York University School of Law. Ms. Outwater is a member of the Pennsylvania and New York Bar Associations and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute?s Employment and Labor Law Advisory Committee. Ms. Outwater was designated as a ?Super Lawyer? in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Area in both the 2004, 2005 and 2006 edition of ?Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.?
Ms. Outwater currently serves on the SHRM Foundation Board of Directors. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association 2006 Advisory Board. . Ms. Outwater was elected and served on the 2005 and 2006 Membership Advisory Council (MAC) to the SHRM Board representing the Northeast Region which includes Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
Ms. Outwater frequently lectures on labor and employment law topics before Jackson Lewis clients and national and regional employer associations. Ms. Outwater is a nationally sought after workplace law substantive expert as evidenced by her appearance on the PBS television program, ?On the Issues,? a series that explored issues confronting American business today. Ms. Outwater has testified before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce representing both the Society for Human Resource Management and the FMLA Technical Corrections Coalition, a 160-member American business coalition.
Ms. Outwater co-authored the book, Minding Your Business: Legal Issues and Practical Answers for Managing Workplace Privacy (1997). In 2001 and 2004, Ms. Outwater authored the book chapter entitled, ?Medical Screening and Testing,? in Employment Law Deskbook For Human Resources Professionals, (West Group, 2004).
Among articles Ms. Outwater has authored are: ?Valuable Lessons In Management: Tips For Avoiding Employment Law Traps,? ?Handling the Employee Handbook: Writing Your Company?s Rules Effectively,? ?Dos and Don?ts: An Employer?s How-To Guide for Investigating Alleged Misconduct,? ?An Ounce of Prevention: Prevent Costly Employment Litigation Through Arbitration Agreements,? and ?Covering Your Assets: Protecting Confidential Business Information,? Smart Business, Pittsburgh, 2005.
- College: Fordham University, B.A., 1972
- Law School: Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1976
- Other: New York University, LL.M. in Labor Law, 1978
Bar AdmissionsNew York, 1977
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York