Jeffrey Burstein is Regional Attorney for the New York District of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Since coming to EEOC in November 2007, he has also served as a Trial Attorney, a Supervisory Trial Attorney, and Acting Director of EEOC’s Newark Area Office. He has litigated employment discrimination cases for EEOC in federal district courts in New Jersey, New York,
Before joining EEOC, he held various legal and administrative positions with the State of New Jersey. He was an Assistant Attorney General supervising attorneys in the areas of civil rights, consumer fraud, securities fraud, and professional regulation. He also served as Acting Director of the New Jersey Division on Civil
He is a contributor to Employment Litigation in New Jersey (Matthew Bender 2006), writing the chapter on practice and procedure before the Division on Civil Rights.
He is a graduate of Rutgers-Newark Law School and Columbia College.