Joni Haviva Kletter
Joni Haviva Kletter joined Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. in 2007 as an Associate of the Labor and Employment Law practice in the firm's New York City office. Ms. Kletter helps litigate numerous employment related claims and provides employment advice to employees, executives, professionals and companies. She has experience in cases involving discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, FMLA, misclassification, separation agreements, employment contracts, restrictive covenants and employee benefits. Ms. Kletter also advises employers on best practices and compliance issues, and provides anti-discrimination trainings.
Working closely with clients, Ms. Kletter also represents unions and individual members in all aspects of federal and state litigation, arbitrations and administrative hearings.
In 2012 and 2013, she was named to the New York Super Lawyers - Rising Star list. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are recognized by Super Lawyers for this recognition.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Kletter was a federal law clerk to U.S. District Judge Sandra J. Feuerstein and prior to that, U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert M. Levy in the Eastern District of New York. Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Kletter received the Jacob Burns Medal for Scholastic Achievement and the National Association of Women Lawyers Award for Outstanding Graduate.
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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2004
Moot Court Honor Society
Yale University, B.A., 2000
New York State Bar Associationís Labor and Employment Law Sectionís ADR Committee, Co-Chair
National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Gender Discrimination Committee
Cardozo Law School Alumni Executive Committee, Member
New York City Participatory Budgeting, Steering Committee Member
Park Slope Civic Council, Trustee
Community Board 6 in Brooklyn, Member
New York State
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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