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Clifford R. Atlas • Partner

Jackson Lewis P.C. • New York, New York

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Jackson Lewis P.C.
666 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10017
phone (212) 545-4000
fax  (212) 972-3213


Clifford Atlas is a Partner in the New York City Office of Jackson Lewis LLP. Mr. Atlas joined Jackson Lewis in 1985. He is co-Practice Group Leader of the firm?s Trade Secrets, Non-Competes and Workplace Technology practice group.

Mr. Atlas received an A.B. degree in Government from Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences in 1982, and a J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law in 1985. Mr. Atlas is admitted to practice law in both New York and New Jersey. Additionally, Mr. Atlas is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association (Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law).

Mr. Atlas devotes his time exclusively to advising clients in all matters of workplace law and litigation on behalf of management.

Mr. Atlas handles all types of employment discrimination, harassment, disability, wrongful discharge, and related employment tort, contract, wage-hour and employee benefits claims. He has tried cases in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Additionally, Mr. Atlas has argued appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. These have included matters arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Mr. Atlas works extensively with clients in developing and drafting employment contracts and restrictive covenant agreements, as well as prosecuting and defending actions involving breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, employee raiding, misappropriation of confidential information, tortious interference with contract, and related business claims. Mr. Atlas also has assisted clients in employment issues arising from corporate transactions.


  • College: Cornell University
  • Law School: Emory University School of Law

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Practice Areas

• Age Discrimination
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Disability Discrimination
• Employee Handbooks
• Employment At Will
• Employment Contracts
• Employment Law
• Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
• National Origin Discrimination
• Noncompete Agreements
• Race Discrimination
• Reductions In Force
• Sex Discrimination
• Sexual Harassment
• Sexual Orientation Claims
• Whistleblower Claims
• Wrongful Termination