University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 2003 (magna cum laude); University of Rochester, B.A., 2000 (magna cum laude); Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, 2003-2005; Littler Mendelson, 2005-2011; Town Sports International, LLC, 2012-2015; DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, 2016-2020; Kula Law, P.C., 2021-Present
Over 15 years practicing exclusively employment law as an advocate and as a neutral arbitrator investigator and mediator. Specialties include wage and hour matters (FLSA, NYLL); discrimination, harassment and retaliation (Title, VII, ADEA, ADA, NYHRL, NYCHRL); and issues relating to disability accommodations and leaves (FMLA, ADA, NYPFL). Has served as an advocate for both employers and employees, providing compliance advice, counseling and litigation services on an individual and class and collective basis. Regularly drafts employment agreements, commission agreements and policies, separation agreements and offer letters. Regularly advises clients on federal, state and local employment law compliance issues. Experience with retail, hospitality, professional services, insurance, finance, construction, aviation, health and fitness and other industries.
AAA Employment Mediation Panel, 2016 - present. Mediation Panel for the Southern District of New York, 2012- present. Advisory Committee Member for Southern District of New York, 2015-2017. Advisory Committee Member for Eastern District of New York, 2021-present. 2015 American Arbitration Association Higginbotham Fellow.