Jackson Lewis PC
950 17th Street
Denver, CO 80202
d. (303) 521-7731
Denver II Co-Chair
Jacqueline R. Guesno is Of Counsel in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in matters involving alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act.
Ms. Guesno has served as lead trial counsel in 10 employment trials nationwide involving claims of gender discrimination, age discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, FMLA interference/retaliation, worker’s compensation retaliation, disability discrimination, race and national origin discrimination, retaliation and FLSA violations.
Ms. Guesno has extensive experience in the courtroom because she began her career as a Colorado State Public Defender where she spent almost every day in the courtroom. She was a Public Defender for nine years and tried in excess of 70 trials including homicides, sexual assaults, assaults, robberies, burglaries, thefts, shaken baby cases and domestic violence cases.
Throughout her career, Ms. Guesno has earned a reputation as a fierce, tenacious, and highly skilled advocate, who has achieved a high rate of success for her clients and in turn has earned the respect of state and federal judges and fellow attorneys.
Professional Associations and Activities
Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
Colorado Women’s Bar Association
National Employment Law Council
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
Minds Matter Denver, Board Member
Minds Matter Denver, Mentor
Rangeview High School Mock Trial, Coach
Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network, Volunteer Lawyer
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
St. Louis University
Admitted to Practice
Illinois - N.D. Ill., 2015