October 11, 2018 (Garden City, NY) – Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. is pleased to announce that Gregg Kligman has joined the firm as an Associate in the Employment Law practice located in Garden City, NY and New York, NY.
Mr. Kligman represent employers in a broad range of industries in all areas of labor and employment law and related litigation in federal and state court, as well as before administrative bodies including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the United States Department of Labor, and the New York State Department of Labor.
Mr. Kligman regularly counsels employers on their rights and obligations under federal, state, and local laws, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, the New York Labor Law, the New York Paid Family Leave Law, the New York City Human Rights Law, and the New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act. He also assists with drafting employer policies, handbooks, restrictive covenants, severance agreements, tip pool agreements, and other employment-related agreements.
“Gregg’s arrival at Meyer Suozzi further strengthens our employment law capabilities on Long Island and throughout the region,” said Lois Carter Schlissel, chair of both the Board of Directors and the Employment Law practice at Meyer Suozzi. “We are pleased to welcome Gregg to the firm, and we look forward to continued growth and success.”
Prior to joining Meyer Suozzi, Mr. Kligman worked as an Associate attorney at Fox Rothschild LLP in New York, NY, where he represented management in the full spectrum of labor and employment law matters and defended clients in federal and state court in cases alleging violations of wage and hour law, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. At Fox Rothschild, Mr. Kligman also represented management in audits and actions brought before administrative agencies. Mr. Kligman was selected to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro Rising Stars list (2015-2017).
Mr. Kligman, a resident of Plainview, NY, received his J.D. from New York Law School and his B.S. from Cornell University. While at Cornell University, Mr. Kligman was a Teaching Assistant for Public Speaking and Business Professional Speaking. He has published, “Comprehensive Handbook Helped Lead to Dismissal of Case” and “Nevada High Court Invalidates Overbroad Noncompete Agreement” in Hospitality Law.
Mr. Kligman is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, State of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.