Laura A. Mitchell

Laura Mitchell, Jackson Lewis, Management Representation lawyer, Contractual Drafting Attorney
Organization Profile
Professional Biography

Laura A. Mitchell is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in all areas of employment law, focusing on affirmative action and government contractor compliance.

Ms. Mitchell is a Principal in the firm’s Affirmative Action and OFCCP Defense practice group, representing government and non-government contractors in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) matters, preparing for and defending OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming from OFCCP regulations. Ms. Mitchell personally oversees the development of hundreds of AAPs each year and is intimately involved in the defense of numerous OFCCP audits.  Ms. Mitchell also spends significant time counseling clients in connection with conducting pay equity analyses.

Ms. Mitchell is also on the leadership team for the firm’s Government Contractor Industry Group and a member of the firm’s Pay Equity Resource Group.

Ms. Mitchell is an editor and principle contributor of The Affirmative Action Law Advisor blog and frequently presents on pay equity, affirmative action compliance, OFCCP enforcement trends, and government contractor obligations.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Mitchell counseled management as an in house attorney with a national telecommunications company.

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Laura A. Mitchell is a National Law Review Go-To Thought Leader for her coverage of the OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) rule and enforcement changes during the Trump administration. Ms. Mitchell regularly provides useful analysis of required notice provisions, changes in state wage laws, pay and gender equity concerns and OFCCP final rules and regulatory interpretations.  Ms. Mitchell’s extensive experience with regulatory audits helps NLR readers know how to prepare and what to focus on in an ever changing regulatory landscape.  


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