Barbara A. Gross has more than fifteen years of litigation and counseling experience that encompasses all employment and labor related matters under federal, state and local employment laws.
She represents employers in all aspects of employment law litigation in federal and state courts, before administrative agencies, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. Specifically, she handles matters involving : Discrimination, Harassment, Non-compete, The National Labor Relations Act.
Her litigation experience includes successfully representing clients in single and multi-plaintiff litigations, as well as class and collective actions. Barbara also drafts employment-related policies, handbooks and agreements for her clients and conducts training for managers, supervisors and employees on topics such as:
- Wage and hour compliance
- Avoiding harassment and discrimination claims
- Investigating employee complaints
- Employee discipline and discharge
Additionally, Barbara frequently presents to clients, industry groups and other organizations on an array of employment-related topics. These include : Avoiding claims of harassment and discrimination, Wage and hour issues, Whistleblower claims.
Barbara works with clients in a myriad of industries, with a particular emphasis on : Financial services, Healthcare, Construction, Consumer and retail products. Barbara previously clerked for the Honorable John C. Lifland (ret.) in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
- J.D., Yale Law School, 1996
- B.A., Hofstra University, 1993
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Professional & Community Affiliations : Member, New York State Bar Association
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