Gina K. Janeiro


Jackson Lewis P.C.
150 South Fifth Street
Suite 3500
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Tel: 612-359-1766


Gina K. Janeiro is a principal in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is certified as a Labor and Employment law specialist through the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Gina practices in all aspects of employment law and advises and represents clients in the areas of discrimination and harassment, disability management, employment contracts, wage and hour compliance, commission claims, noncompetition litigation, drug testing law, defamation, whistleblower and in closely-held corporation and partnership disputes. Gina has assisted clients obtain appropriate and effective resolution of these disputes through counseling, appeals, mediations, arbitrations, administrative hearings and all other aspects of litigation in Minnesota and other parts of the country.

As part of her practice, Gina also advises companies on all aspects of wage and hour law from classification for overtime purposes to counting hours of work and calculating overtime. Her practice also includes the defense of collective actions under Fair Labor Standards Act and similar state wage laws as well as assisting employers with “self-audits” and representing employers in compliance investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor and similar state departments.

Honors and Recognitions
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, “Employment Law – Management” and “Litigation – Labor and Employment” (2018-present)
  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment” (2012, 2018-2021)
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers®, “Rising Stars” (2015-present)
  • Super Lawyers®, Top 50: Women Minnesota
  • Super Lawyers®, Top 100: Minnesota
Professional Associations and Activities
  • Society for Human Resource Management
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients’ goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

For more than 60 years, our top priority has been providing the highest level of client service and legal representation, whether that is preventive reviews, responsive advice and counsel, or defending employers in litigation.

  • Preventive Approach: We partner with clients to minimize workplace-related disputes by educating employers on legal trends, judicial developments, and statutory and regulatory compliance.
  • Focus on Client Service: We work with employers to create flexible fee arrangements that best suit our clients’ needs and offer a wide range of value-added programs and services, including local and national programs, webinars, newsletters and legal alerts regarding emerging developments.
  • Local, National and Global Coverage: Our local offices across the U.S. provide representation to employers of all sizes from coast to coast, while our national practice groups ensure all our attorneys throughout the country have easy access to the latest resources in each practice area. Through our International Employment practice and relationship with L&E Global, we assist multinational employers on issues that extend beyond our borders.
  • Legal Solutions that Make Business Sense: We take the time early on in any matter to analyze the legal issues and our client’s business objectives, and then develop a strategy that takes both into account.