Jennifer Anne Nachamkin

Jennifer Anne Nachamkin

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Jennifer A. Nachamkin focuses upon the wide range of employment issues for clients in both private and public fields of employment. She has represented clients in a variety of matters including defending professional licensure, civil service appeals, state and federal discrimination claims, federal employee and merit systems protection board appeals. Her practice includes trial and appellate litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Jennifer A. Nachamkin graduated from Wilson College with a B.A. in Mass Communications and has a professional background in higher education, having spent nearly ten years as a college administrator before attending law school. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. She spent two years as a legal intern with the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission before joining Strokoff & Cowden, P.C. in 2005.

Ms. Nachamkin is admitted to practice in the state courts of Pennsylvania and the Middle District of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations. She has acted on several continuing legal education panels on topics including basic employment law, FMLA, wrongful termination, and practice before the Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Administrative Law (State and Federal)
  • Professional Licensure
  • Civil Service (State and Federal)
  • Workers' Compensation

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2005


  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Student Government President
    • Major: Mass Communications


  • Civil Service 101, PA Office of General Counsel, 2015
  • Employment Law Basics, PBI, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Dauphin County Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Wilson College, Dean of Students, 1998 - 2002
  • Wilson College, Assistant Dean of Students, 1993 - 1998
  • PA State Civil Service Commission, Legal Intern, 2003 - 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • Dauphin County Bar Association, 2005 - Present