Lois Carter Schlissel
Lois Carter Schlissel serves as Managing Attorney of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. located in Garden City, Long Island, N.Y. and chairs the firm’s Management Committee. Under her direction, the firm has experienced significant strategic growth.
In addition to her management role, Mrs. Schlissel heads the firm’s Employment Law practice and is an active member of the Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution department. She counsels clients with respect to federal and state employment laws, compliance issues, and personnel matters and litigates significant commercial cases as well as claims arising under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, and the Family Medical Leave Act.
Notable experience includes:
Mrs. Schlissel has written and lectured extensively before bar associations, employment groups and professional organizations. She has given numerous media interviews and provided commentary relating to Federal civil practice, employment law issues, workplace discrimination and sexual harassment.
Prior to joining Meyer Suozzi, Mrs. Schlissel was a law clerk at the New York State Court of Appeals and, thereafter, a litigation associate in the New York City office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP.
University of Buffalo, J.D., 1975
State University of New York at Oswego, B.A., 1972
magna cum laude
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer’s Judicial Screening Committee
Long Island Association Board of Directors
North Shore-LIJ Health System Board of Trustees
North Shore-LIJ Appellate Review Committee
Adelphi University Board of Trustees
Touro Law Center Board of Governors
Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Courts Master & Former President
Women's Fund of Long Island Board of Directors
New York State Bar Foundation Fellow
Nassau County Bar Association
Nassau County Women's Bar Association
New York State
U.S. District Court, Southern District
U.S. District Court, Eastern District
U.S. District Court, Northern District
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
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