Jacqueline E. Kalk

Jacqueline E. Kalk is a Shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C., where she represents and counsels management clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, crowd sourcing and virtual companies. Her practice encompasses a broad range of employment law matters, with a particular focus on independent contractor classification and wage and hour litigation and analysis. She litigates individual, class and collective claims of all types, appearing in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies on matters such as: independent contractor classification, wage and hour, equal pay and equal employment matters. Ms. Kalk's expertise extends to counseling management on how to properly classify workers, avoid litigation and develop necessary policies and practices. She also has implemented training classes for employers in a wide variety of venues targeted at understanding the litigation process and avoiding litigation. Additionally, Ms. Kalk has published articles on employment law issues, such as the Family and Medical Leave Act. She received her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of North Dakota and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law.


  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1993 magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of North Dakota, 1990 summa cum laude