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Teresa Wright is a Principal in the Washington, D.C. Region office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is a contributor to the Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog. Ms. Wright has handled jury trials and other litigation involving discrimination, harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and wrongful termination. She also counsels management regarding employment issues, including disability, accommodation and leave management; employee discipline and termination; preparation of personnel policies and handbooks; investigation of employee misconduct; management training; and preventing unlawful harassment.

Learn more about Ms. Wright on the Jackson Lewis website.

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