Vincent A. Cino
Vincent A. Cino, is the Chairman of Jackson Lewis P.C. and is responsible for the entire firm’s day-to-day administration and management. Jackson Lewis is a preeminent workplace law firm with over 850 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries in all aspects of workplace law. Prior to assuming the role of Chairman, he served as the firm’s National Director of Litigation.
Mr. Cino has vast trial experience, having litigated every conceivable type of employment action in many jurisdictions throughout the United States. From 1987 to 1990, Mr. Cino was Chief of Litigation in the Office of the Essex County Counsel. As Chief of Litigation for Essex County, Mr. Cino supervised a staff of attorneys as well as outside counsel.
Known for leading with integrity, Vincent Cino’s vision, planning and leadership have resulted in the total transformation of the firm he joined 27 years ago. During his tenure at Jackson Lewis, Vincent spearheaded Jackson Lewis’ nationally recognized pro bono initiative, leading it in its mission to ensure all individuals have equal access to legal representation, regardless of their means. At the core of the Pro Bono Initiative is the belief that the firm and its attorneys play a unique role in ensuring equal access to the justice system on behalf of the disadvantaged and charitable organizations that serve the indigent. In 2017, attorneys donated over 15,000 hours of pro bono legal services, and over $6 million worth of lawyers’ time to pro bono legal matters. Under Vincent’s leadership, the firm has participated in several charity initiatives as part of its attorney-wide family retreats including nationwide fundraising efforts for: “A Few Good Bikes”, to purchase bicycles and to provide assistance to families of the service men and women stationed at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, California, including those in the First Marine Division; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support its mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma; and LitWorld, a global literacy initiative which aims to better children’s lives through the power of literacy.
Mr. Cino has lectured extensively on trial advocacy. He has been awarded the highest accolade in Martindale-Hubbell, an AV rating, a testament to the fact that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.