Jeffrey J. Lorek
Jeffrey J. Lorek advises and represents clients in commercial and contract disputes, trade secrets, employment and compensation issues, discrimination, workplace harassment and hostile work environment issues, regulatory compliance, national security and military affairs and more.
Jeff represents clients in the banking, manufacturing, and defense industries on all types of disputes and litigation. He has significant commercial litigation and unique labor and employment, as well as national defense-specific, experience. His military officer background enables him to calmly untangle complex problems and develop different options and courses of action for his clients. Jeff routinely counsels both individual and corporate clients on employment-related issues and government investigations.
Immediately prior to joining Clark Hill, Jeff was Special Counsel in the Employment Litigation Group at a Global 20 law firm in Washington, DC. Jeff also previously served as Chief of Employment Litigation at Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, leading a team that defended the Air Force in hundreds of litigation matters worldwide. Additionally, he is former Deputy Chief of the Air Force’s Labor Relations Branch where he defended the Air Force in traditional labor matters, such as unfair labor practice charges, collective bargaining issues, and grievances. Jeff designed the Air Force’s guide to security clearance-related adverse actions and has authored numerous labor and employment articles, including A Doctor’s Guide to Reasonable Accommodation Requests under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
As a former active duty Air Force JAG and prosecutor, Jeff took to trial 33 criminal courts-martial and administrative discharge boards. He has substantial trial experience prosecuting complex sex crimes, aggravated assaults and financial crimes. Jeff is a decorated veteran of foreign wars, having deployed overseas three times in support of combat operations during the global war on terror. Jeff continues to serve our Nation as the Deputy Staff Judge Advocate at an Air National Guard fighter wing.
Exchequer Club of Washington DC
Alternative Dispute Resolution Board, GW Law School
Veterans of Foreign Wars – Life Member