I am a labor and employment arbitrator, mediator and neutral workplace investigator with over thirty years of combined business and legal experience, licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. My current practice includes arbitration and mediation, workplace investigations, and workplace training on a variety of labor and employment law, human resources and dispute resolution topics.
Engaged in private law practice concentrating in labor and employment litigation, counseling, and training at both an AmLaw 100 firm and a small boutique firm. During this time I litigated claims of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, and national origin discrimination, sexual and racial harassment, retaliation, breach of employment agreements, and class action claims alleging violations of ERISA and wage and hour laws. I have drafted numerous employer policies, handbooks, and employment agreements, and have represented parties in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and mediations in New York and New Jersey. I have negotiated and drafted collective bargaining agreements, and represented employers in labor arbitrations and unfair labor practices charges. I also provided advice, training and counseling on compliance with state and federal employment laws. Also represented employees in contract negotiations and disputes, and ERISA matters.
As an attorney in the the litigation department of a 200+ attorney regional law firm, handled a variety of matters including contested commercial foreclosures, bankruptcy adversary proceedings, real estate tax appeals, minority shareholder and partnership disputes, contract disputes, will contests, employment disputes, lender liability claims, and consumer fraud actions.