Holly H. Weiss focuses her practice on the representation of employers in all aspects of employment law and employee relations. She also serves as co-head of the Cybersecurity Group. Holly litigates disputes involving restrictive covenants, ERISA claims, executive compensation, employment agreements, statutory employment discrimination claims, and common law tort and contract claims in federal and state courts, before administrative and government agencies and in arbitral forums. She advises employers on employment law compliance, best practices, human resources matters, hiring and termination, and litigation avoidance; drafts and negotiates employment agreements, separation agreements, data security and privacy policies and other employment-related agreements; and provides training and conducts investigations. Holly has extensive experience in designing anti-sexual harassment training programs, policies and procedures and considerable expertise about employer obligations and best practices with respect to sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

Holly has authored or co-authored numerous articles of interest to employers, recent examples of which include “NYC Employers Should Check Themselves Before Employees,” which appeared in Law360, and “Internal Investigations and Data Security in a Bring-Your-Own-Device Company,” which appeared in Bloomberg BNA – Corporate Counsel Weekly. She was interviewed in “Strategies for Preventing and Handling Cybersecurity Threats from Employees,” which appeared in The Cybersecurity Law Report. Holly is also the author of “Effective Client Communication,” which appeared in Labor and Employment Client Strategies: Leading Lawyers on Preventing Litigation, Minimizing Risks and Dealing with Employee Legal Problems, and a co-author of Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation, published by ALM Law Journal Press. A much sought-after speaker, she recently spoke at a Deutsche Bank “On the Radar” Roundtable on “Hedge Fund Compensation, Hiring and Employee Agreement Trends” and served as a moderator for the NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law 68th Annual Conference on Labor. Holly earned a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law.

Publications

“Recent Supreme Court and D.C. Circuit Decisions Concerning Arbitration,” New York Law Journal, March 15, 2019 (co-author)

“Hedge Fund Employee Compensation,” Practical Law, February 2019 (co-author)

How Employers Are Responding to New York’s New Anti-Sexual Harassment Laws,” New York Law Journal, Nov. 16, 2018 (co-author)

New York State Releases Final Anti-Sexual Harassment Model Policy and Training Materials,” The Hedge Fund Law Report, Nov. 15, 2018 (quoted)

Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation (ALM Law Journal Press), (co-author)

Private Equity Funds: Formation and Operation (Practising Law Institute), (contributor)

“Overcoming the Presumption that Courts Must Decide Class Arbitrability,” New York Law Journal, Oct. 12, 2018 (co-author)

What Fund Managers Need to Know About Recent Developments to the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Requirements in New York City and New York State,” The Hedge Fund Law Report, Sept. 13, 2018 (quoted)

“Piercing the Veil of Secrecy,” Absolute Return, Sept. 5, 2018 

“New York City Commission on Human Rights Issues Poster and Fact Sheet in Compliance with Recently Enacted New York City Anti-Harassment Law,” SRZ Alert, Aug. 16, 2018 

“Second Circuit to Decide Validity of Arbitrator’s Certification of Class Including Absent Members,” New York Law Journal, July 13, 2018 (co-author)

“Ways Fund Managers Can Comply with New York’s New Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Requirements (Part Two of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, June 21, 2018 (quoted)

“Key Elements of New York’s New Anti-Sexual Harassment Policy and Training Requirements (Part One of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, June 14, 2018 (quoted)

“Will the #MeToo Movement Lead to Changes for Women in Investment Management?” CFA Institute Magazine, June 2018 (quoted)

“High Court to Decide When a Contract Is Ambiguous on Question of Class Arbitration,” New York Law Journal, May 31, 2018

“Ten Common Mistakes Fund Managers Must Avoid When Adopting or Updating Their Employee Handbooks (Part Three of Three)," The Hedge Fund Law Report, May 31, 2018 (quoted)

Why Every Fund Manager Should Adopt an Employee Handbook (Part Two of Three),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, May 17, 2018 (quoted)

“Changes to New York City Earned Safe and Sick Time Act Take Effect,” SRZ Alert, May 11, 2018 (co-author)

Why Every Fund Manager Should Adopt an Employee Handbook (Part One of Three),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, May 10, 2018 (quoted)

“Mandatory Arbitration Agreement Drafting Checklist,” Lexis® Practice Advisor, April 2018 (author)

New York State and City to Mandate Anti-Sexual Harassment Training for Private Employers,” SRZ Alert, April 12, 2018 (author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Employment, April 24, 2018 

“SCOTUS to Decide If the Federal Arbitration Act Exemption for Transportation Workers Extends to Independent Truckers,” New York Law Journal, March 16, 2018

“US Supreme Court Narrowly Defines Whistleblowers Entitled to Anti-Retaliation Protection,” SRZ Alert, Feb. 27, 2018 (co-author)

Cybersecurity Risks and Considerations for Plan Sponsors to Protect Employee Benefit Plans,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 19, 2017 (co-author)

New York Paid Family Leave Benefits Law to Take Effect,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 1, 2017 (co-author)

“SCOTUS to Tackle Interaction of FAA, NLRA on Arbitration Agreement Issue,” New York Law Journal, Oct. 19, 2017

‘Scrollwrap’ Agreement to Arbitrate Held Enforceable While ‘Clickwrap’ Is Not,” New York Law Journal, July 20, 2017

“Practical Considerations for Hedge Fund Managers Establishing Deferred Compensation Plans: Vesting Schedules, Deferral Amounts and Compliance With Section 409A (Part Two of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, June 29, 2017 (quoted)

“How Hedge Fund Managers Can Structure Deferred Compensation Plans to Retain Top Talent (Part One of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, June 22, 2017 (quoted)

“Employers May Regret Forcing Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Test,” Law360, June 27, 2017 (quoted)

New CFTC Rules Formalize Certain Whistleblower Protections,” Westlaw Journal – Securities Litigation & Regulation, June 8, 2017 (co-author); republished in The Hedge Fund Journal, June 2017

“Second Circuit to Decide If ‘Sign-in Wrap’ Agreements to Arbitrate Are Enforceable,” New York Law Journal, May 15, 2017 (co-author)

New Requirements for Independent Contractor Agreements in New York City,” SRZ Alert, May 12, 2017 (co-author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Employment, June 6, 2017

“How Hedge Fund Managers Can Mitigate the Risks Associated with Employees Communicating Through Messaging Applications,” Hedge Fund Legal & Compliance Digest, April 20, 2017 (quoted)

“New York City to Ban Employer Inquiries and Reliance on Salary History,” SRZ Alert, April 7, 2017 (co-author)

Is State Law Rule About Power of Attorney Agreements Preempted by the FAA?,” New York Law Journal, March 24, 2017

“EEOC Issues New Guidance on National Origin Discrimination,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 4, 2017 (co-author)

“SEC Whistleblower Update: New Enforcement Actions for ‘Chilling’ Language in Severance Agreements,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 22, 2016 (co-author)

“Texas Court Blocks New Federal Overtime Rule,” SRZ Alert, Nov. 23, 2016 (co-author)

“California Passes Legislation Limiting Enforceability of Forum Selection and Choice of Law Provisions in Employment Contracts,” SRZ Alert, Oct. 14, 2016 (co-author)

“Tailoring a Human Resources Strategy to Your Hedge Fund's Needs (Part Two of Two),” Hedge Fund Legal & Compliance Digest, Sept. 15, 2016 (quoted)

“Hedge Fund Employee Compensation,” Practical Law, September 2016 (co-author)

“Arbitration Provision Barring Class Action Ruled Void,” New York Law Journal, July 19, 2016 (co-author)

“Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Executive Employment Context,” Executive & Director Compensation Reference Guide (Bloomberg BNA), June 2016

“Update on the New Federal Overtime Regulations and the New York Minimum Wage,” SRZ Alert, May 27, 2016 (co-author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Employment, July 6, 2016

“Congress Passes the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016,” SRZ Alert, May 2, 2016 (co-author) 

“How Do Hedge Fund Managers Legally Penalize Employee Wrongdoing? (Part Two of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, April 14, 2016 (quoted)

“Federal Court Finds Private Equity Funds Liable for Pension Liabilities of Portfolio Company,” SRZ Alert, April 8, 2016 (co-author); republished in Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law, June 2016

“How Can Hedge Fund Managers Legally Penalize Employee Wrongdoing? (Part One of Two),” The Hedge Fund Law Report, April 7, 2016 (quoted)

“War on Multiple Fronts: A Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity,” ALM Legaltech News, April 4, 2016 (co-author)

“Designing, Implementing and Assessing an Effective Employee Cybersecurity Training Program (Part Three of Three),” The Cybersecurity Law Report, March 16, 2016 (quoted)

“Designing, Implementing and Assessing an Effective Employee Cybersecurity Training Program (Part Two of Three),” The Cybersecurity Law Report, March 2, 2016 (quoted)

“Designing, Implementing and Assessing an Effective Employee Cybersecurity Training Program (Part One of Three),” The Cybersecurity Law Report, Feb. 17, 2016 (quoted)

SRZ Employment Law Update: 2015 Year-End Review, January 2016 (co-author)

“New York City Commission on Human Rights Issues Enforcement Guidance on Fair Chance Act and Clarifies Credit Check Law Exemption,” SRZ Alert, Nov. 11, 2015 (co-author); republished in Benefits Law Journal, Spring 2016

“Securities, Futures Regulators Increase Scrutiny, Expectations on Cybersecurity,” Bloomberg Brief | Financial Regulation, Oct. 23, 2015 (co-author)

“Cybersecurity Update: Takeaways from OCIE’s Examination Initiative and the NFA’s Rulemaking Proposal,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 21, 2015 (co-author)

“Second Circuit Rules That Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected Under Dodd-Frank,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 18, 2015 (co-author)

“Recent Labor Department Actions Target Independent Contractor Misclassification, Overtime,” Westlaw Journal – Employment, Sept. 15, 2015 (co-author)

“Now We Know How NYC’s Credit Check Ban Will Be Interpreted,” Law360, Sept. 4, 2015 (co-author)

“New York City Commission on Human Rights Issues Enforcement Guidance on Credit History Law,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 3, 2015 (co-author)

“Recent Department of Labor Actions Seek to Limit Independent Contractor Misclassification and Raise the Salary Requirements for Overtime Exemption,” SRZ Alert, Aug. 7, 2015 (co-author)

“Second Circuit Adopts New ‘Primary Beneficiary Test’ for Determining Whether Unpaid Interns Are Employees,” SRZ Alert, July 27, 2015 (co-author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Employment, Aug. 18, 2015

“New York City to Ban Employer Pre-Offer Inquiries About Applicant Criminal Records,” SRZ Alert, July 2, 2015 (co-author)

“NYC Employers Should Check Themselves Before Employees,” Law360, May 22, 2015 (co-author)

“Information Security: Obligations and Expectations,” SRZ White Paper, May 2015 (co-author)

“NLRB’s Office of the General Counsel Addresses Employee Handbook Policies,” SRZ Alert, May 12, 2015 (co-author)

“New SEC Cybersecurity Guidance: What It Means for Fund Managers,” SRZ Alert, May 4, 2015 (co-author); republished in The Hedge Fund Journal, June/July 2015

“New York City to Restrict Employers’ Use of Credit History in Employment Decisions,” SRZ Alert, April 30, 2015 (co-author)

“SEC Whistleblower Case Challenges Restrictive Language in Confidentiality Agreements,” SRZ Alert, April 10, 2015 (co-author)

“Strategies for Preventing and Handling Cybersecurity Threats from Employees,” The Cybersecurity Law Report, April 8, 2015 (interview)

“Internal Investigations and Data Security in a Bring-Your-Own-Device Company,” Bloomberg BNA – Corporate Counsel Weekly, March 18, 2015 (co-author); republished in Bloomberg BNA – Privacy and Security Law Report, March 30, 2015

“SEC Cybersecurity Update: OCIE Risk Alert Provides Insights for Private Fund Managers on SEC Cybersecurity Examinations,” SRZ Alert, Feb. 4, 2015 (co-author); republished in The Hedge Fund Journal, February/March 2015

“New York State Eliminates Annual Wage Notice,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 22, 2015 (co-author); republished in Westlaw Journal – Employment, March 3, 2015

“Bipartisan House Bill Provides Private Right of Action for Misappropriation of Trade Secrets,” SRZ Alert, Aug. 7, 2014 (co-author)

“EEOC Issues New Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination, Adding to New York City’s Protections,” SRZ Alert, July 31, 2014 (co-author)

“Anti-Arbitration Provisions and Dodd-Frank Act,” New York Law Journal, July 29, 2014 (co-author)

“Conditions Precedent and Arbitrability — Who Decides?,” New York Law Journal, May 5, 2014 (co-author)

“Update on New York City’s Paid Sick Leave Law,” SRZ Alert, April 11, 2014 (co-author)

“2014 Employment Law Updates for New York Employers,” SRZ Alert, Jan. 31, 2014 (co-author)

“Accommodations for Disabilities Under the New York City Human Rights Law,” SRZ Alert, Nov. 26, 2013 (co-author)

“Arbitration Agreements Waiving FLSA Collective Actions,” New York Law Journal, Nov. 8, 2013 (co-author)

“Recent Employment Law Updates for New York Employers,” SRZ Alert, Oct. 24, 2013 (co-author)

“ERISA Liabilities of Private Equity Funds: First Circuit Addresses Control Group Liability,” SRZ Alert, Aug. 2, 2013 (co-author)

“Asset Manager M&A Deals,” SRZ White Paper, May 14, 2013 (co-author)

“New York State Minimum Wage Increases and New York City’s Paid Sick Days Requirements,” SRZ Alert, May 14, 2013 (co-author)

“Unemployed Persons: A New Protected Class in NYC,” SRZ Alert, April 4, 2013 (co-author)

“New Poster and Forms for US Employers,” SRZ Alert, March 19, 2013 (co-author)

“New Requirements for Employers’ Background Checks and Social Security Number Usage,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 3, 2012 (co-author)

“EEOC Issues New Guidance Regarding Applicants and Employees with Criminal Records,” SRZ Alert, June 12, 2012 (co-author)

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments: Special Healthcare Reform Issue, Winter 2012 (co-author)

“IRS Launches New Voluntary Classification Settlement Program,” SRZ Alert, Nov. 23, 2011 (co-author)

“New Reporting Requirements for New York State Employers,” SRZ Alert, Sept. 15, 2011 (co-author)

“Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Executive Employment Context,” BNA’s Executive Compensation Library on the Web, June 2011

“SEC Whistleblower Rules Encourage but Do Not Require Internal Reporting,” SRZ Alert, June 2, 2011 (co-author)

Update on New York’s Wage Theft Prevention Act,” SRZ Alert, April 11, 2011 (co-author)

“Supreme Court Expands Availability of Retaliation Claim to Parties ‘Connected’ to an Employee Who Complains of Discrimination,” SRZ Alert, March 4, 2011 (co-author)

“New York's Wage Theft Prevention Act Creates New Employer Obligations and Increases Penalties,” SRZ Alert, Feb. 23, 2011 (co-author)

“Internal Revenue Code Section 409A: Tax Relief for Non-Compliant Separation Pay Arrangements,” SRZ Alert, Dec. 23, 2010 (co-author)

“New York Extends Protection to Domestic Workers and Bereavement Benefits to Same-Sex Committed Partners,” SRZ Alert, November 2010 (co-author)

“Effective Client Communication,” Labor and Employment Client Strategies: Leading Lawyers on Preventing Litigation, Minimizing Risks and Dealing with Employee Legal Problems, 2007

“PPA’s Comprehensive Changes for 401(k) Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“Roth Contributions Permitted for 401(k) and 403(b) Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“PPA Eases the 25 Percent Plan Asset Rule,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“PPA Validates Cash Balance and Hybrid Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“Other Notable PPA Provisions,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“PPA Overhauls Funding Requirements for Defined Benefit Pension Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“PPA’s New Rules for Financially Troubled Multiemployer Pension Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“Special Report: The Pension Protection Act of 2006,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2006

“Multiemployer Pension Funds Can Require Participants to Demonstrate Work Performed Was in Covered Employment,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Summer 2006

“New York Labor Law: Unvested Stock Options Are Not Considered Wages,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Summer 2006

“Second Circuit Raises Standard for Workers Claiming Disparate Impact Under the ADEA,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Summer 2006

“Supreme Court Broadens Title VII Retaliation Protections,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Summer 2006

“Supreme Court Clarifies Subrogation Rights for Health Plans,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments Summer 2006

“Focus on Recent Decisions,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Summer 2006

“New Notice Requirement and Extended Health Care Continuation Period Under USERRA,” SRZ Alert, April 28, 2005

“Employment & Employee Benefits Developments - Focus on Employment Issue,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2004

“Employment & Employee Benefits Developments - Focus on Benefits Issue,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Developments, Fall 2004

“New Safe Harbor Overtime Policy To Provide Protection,” SRZ Alert, August 2004

“The Supreme Court Finds an Employer’s Affirmative Defense to Hostile Work Environment Claims Available in Some Constructive Discharge Cases,” SRZ Alert, July 2004

“‘Final’ Overtime Regulations?,” SRZ Alert, May 2004

“Proposed Regulations Address COBRA Notice Requirements,” SRZ Alert, January 2004

“Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Executive Employment Context,” Executive Compensation (BNA Books, edited by Yale D. Tauber and Donald R. Levy), November 2002

“The Leave of Absence Triple-Header: ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation,” New York Employment Law and Practice, June and July 2002

Speaking Engagements

“Current Employment Issues,” SRZ 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2019

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, November 2018

“Conducting the Internal Investigation — Considerations, Processes and Procedures & Privilege Issues and Ethical Traps in Conducting the Investigation,” PLI Internal Investigations 2018, New York, June 2018

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, May 2018

Tanenbaum 3rd Annual Religious Diversity Leadership Summit, New York, May 2018

21st Annual Employment Law Workshop for Federal Judges, New York University, New York, March 2018

“Employment Practices and Employee Onboarding,” MFA Legal & Compliance 2018, New York, March 2018

Alternative Investment Management Association IR and Business Development Group – Talent Management, New York, February 2018

Panelist, CFA Society New York Current Trends in Compensation and Talent Management, New York, January 2018

“Running a Global Investment Firm,” SRZ 27th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2018

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, October 2017

“Labor Law – Overview Regarding Intro 1253 from an Attorney’s Perspective,” McLagan Alternative Asset Management Fall Conference, New York, October 2017

“Employment-Related Developments Impacting Hiring: Ban on Inquiries Relating to Compensation History, Ban the Box, and Credit History,” Goldman Sachs 12th Annual Hedge Fund Human Capital Management Seminar, New York, October 2017

Avoiding Litigation in Workforce Cases,” Benchmark Women in Litigation East, New YorkSeptember 2017

Odyssey Search Partners Best Practices in Interviewing – What Questions are Most Effective and Which Aren't Allowed, New York, August 2017

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, May 2017

“Current Issues in Sex and the Law: Sexual Harassment, Pay Inequity, and Transgender Rights,” NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law 20th Annual NYU Workshop on Employment Law for Federal Judges, New York, March 2017

Moderator, “TalkShop 2017: Cutting-Edge Employment Law Issues for In-House Counsel & HR Executives,” NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law Program, February 2017

“Recent and Upcoming Legal Developments Affecting Employers,” SRZ 26th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2017

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, November 2016

Deutsche Bank “On the Radar” Roundtable — Hedge Fund Compensation and Employment Update, New York, November 2016

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, June 2016

“Sex and Race Discrimination Updates,” NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law Nineteenth Annual Workshop on Employment Law for Federal Judges, New York, March 2016

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, December 2015

Deutsche Bank “On the Radar” Roundtable: Hedge Fund Compensation, Hiring and Employee Agreement Trends, Chicago, Greenwich, Conn. and New York, November 2015

“Employee Raiding: The Right Ways to Protect Your Workforce and Hire from Your Competition,” Bloomberg BNA Webinar, July 2015

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, June 2015

Afternoon Moderator, NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law 68th Annual Conference on Labor, New York, June 2015

“Sex and Race Discrimination Updates,” NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law Eighteenth Annual Workshop on Employment Law for Federal Judges, New York, March 2015

“Information Security: Obligations and Expectations,” SRZ 24th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2015

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, December 2014

NYU 67th Annual Conference on Labor, New York, June 2014

“Disability Discrimination Update,” PLI Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments, New York, May 2014

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, May 2014

“Accommodating Disabilities in the Workplace: Best Practices,” The Five O’Clock Club 60th HR Network Breakfast Seminar, New York, January 2014

“Employee Mobility Issues,” MFA General Counsel Forum, New York, December 2013

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, December 2013

SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Luncheon for Investment Managers, New York, June 2013

“Northeast Hedge Fund Benefits Benchmarking Survey Results,” Financial Executives Alliance New York Hedge Fund Quarterly Meeting, May 2013

“Manager Acquisitions and Spinoffs,” SRZ 22nd Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2013

“Mobility of Investment Management Professionals and Executives,” SRZ 21st Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, New York, January 2012

“Restrictive Covenant Issues for Investment Managers,” SRZ Conference, New York, November 2011

“New Whistleblower Rules: The Impact on Fund Managers,” SRZ Investment Management Hot Topics, New York, October 2011

“Structuring and Restructuring Your Management Company,” SRZ 20th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, January 2011

“Employment Issues - What Could Go Wrong? Avoiding Common Pitfalls,” MFA General Counsel Forum, September 2009

“Drafting Severance Agreements - A How-To,” Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section, New York State Bar Association, January 2009

“Lift-Outs: Both Sides of the Story,” SRZ Greenwich Private Investment Fund Seminar, May 2007

“Starting it Up and Keeping it Going: Employment Law, Office Leasing and Estate Planning,” SRZ 16th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar, January 2007

“The Ins and Outs of Code Section 409A,” New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Winter Meeting, January 2006

“The Impact of IRC 409A on Deferred Compensation Arrangements,” SRZ Employee Compensation and Benefits Seminar, May 2005

“Sex Discrimination and Sex Harassment Law and Theory,” New York University School of Law Institute for Federal Judges, March 2005

“Avoiding Mayhem and Madness in Electronic Discovery,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar, May 2004

“Protection for Whistleblowers,” NASD Institute For Professional Development, May 2004

“The Explosion in Age Discrimination Claims,” SRZ Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar, May 2003

“Discovery Tips From the Employer’s Perspective,” New York County Lawyers’ Association, June 2002

“The Leave of Absence Triple Header: ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation,” Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Employment and Employee Benefits Law Seminar, May 2002

“Employee Assistance Plans,” 55th Annual Conference on Labor NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law, May 2002

“Putting Humpty Dumpty Back Together: Maintaining Effective Working Relationships in the Aftermath of Complaints Between Co-Workers,” New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Association, Spring 2002

Lift-Outs: Offense and Defense, SRZ Asset Management Acquisitions and Lift-Outs Seminar, April 2002

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
    • Labor and Employment Law Section

Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • New York Super Lawyers
    • Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area

Prior Experience

  • Sullivan & Cromwell, 1991-1999