1998, J.D., Brooklyn Law School; 1995, B.A., History and Spanish - Union College
2009 - Present; Partner - Markus & Sheridan, LLP; 2002-2009 - Wechsler & Cohen, LLP, 1996 - 2002, Schwartz & Perry, LLP. Twenty years representing individuals, small businesses, and multi-national clients concerning commercial and employment discrimination claims, restrictive covenants, deferred compensation plans, reductions in force, negotiation of severance agreements, and executive compensation issues. Litigated claims under the FLSA, ADEA, ADA, Title VII, NYSHRL, NYCHRL, and New York Labor Law in state and federal trial and appellate courts.
Employment panel mediator for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); Employment discrimination panel mediator for the SDNY; Panel mediator for the Supreme Court, Westchester County Commercial Division; Co-authored the Supreme Court, Westchester County Civil Mediation Program. Co-Chair of the Westchester County Bar ADR Committee; member of the New York State Bar Association ADR Section, the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP); Northeast Regional Chair for the Global Collaborative Law Council (GCLC).
Fluency in Spanish