As part of Meyer Suozzi’s commitment to strategic growth, the firm is seeking Associate(s), lateral Partner(s) and/or Of Counsel. Candidates should have a minimum of five (5) years of experience as management counsel in all facets of New York and Federal employment laws (e.g., wage and hour, trade secret law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADEA, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, and similar state laws) including counseling employers concerning the status of and developments in the law as it affects such businesses and their employees. Candidate should also have transactional experience such as the negotiation and drafting of employment agreements (including executive employment agreements), termination and severance agreements, employee handbooks and anti-discrimination policies. It is essential that the candidate have experience providing advice and counsel to employers/management on workplace law issues. Litigation skills a plus but not required, however, the candidate is expected to have meaningfully interacted with Federal and State agencies concerning claims, and the investigation of claims, filed with the New York City Human Right’s Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights and the EEOC. A measurable level of portable business will be considered as part of any discussion of a remuneration package for any lateral Partner and/or Of Counsel.
Candidates must possess strong academic credentials and have excellent communication and writing skills. For more information regarding this opportunity, please contact Managing Attorney Patricia Galteri at firstname.lastname@example.org.