Ilana R.Yoffe


New York + 1.212.326.3747

Ilana Yoffe represents employers in a variety of labor and employment matters. She has significant experience defending against claims brought under the National Labor Relations Act, as well as against employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Throughout her career, she has litigated some of the largest, high-profile proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, as well as individual and multiplaintiff disputes in state and federal courts.

Ilana also maintains a robust pro bono practice. She has worked with organizations including Her Justice to represent victims of abuse and represented left-behind parents in international child abduction cases.


  • First American and TitleVest obtain summary judgment dismissal in age and gender discrimination action by former executiveJones Day obtained dismissal of a former executive's discrimination and retaliation claims on behalf of First American Title Insurance Company and TitleVest Agency LLC that were pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
  • McDonald’s successfully resolves groundbreaking NLRB litigationJones Day successfully represented McDonald's USA, LLC and McDonald's Restaurants of Illinois, Inc., in the largest consolidated National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) litigation matter ever and one of the most important labor cases in the United States today.
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering obtains summary judgment dismissal in discrimination action by former medical technicianJones Day obtained summary judgment on behalf of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center dismissing a discrimination action by a former medical technician.
  • Hedge fund owner defends against charges of violating Alien Tort StatuteJones Day is representing Raj Rajaratnam, a prominent hedge fund owner and portfolio manager, in a lawsuit claiming his donations to Sri Lankan-oriented charities violated the Alien Tort Statute.