Print Page | Contact Us | Report Abuse | Sign In | Join
Legal Updates
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
 

HRPANO is presenting a Legal Update to inform and keep us all up to date on legal topics.

5/16/2019
When: Thursday, May 16, 2019
9:00 AM
Where: Clinton Foundation
1633 Broadway
5th Floor
New York, New York  10019
United States
Contact: Marcia Eberhardt


Online registration is closed.
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Please join us for this informative session on the current Legal topics and latest developments in

employment law, including NYC’s new rules on gender and sexual orientation discrimination,

reasonable accommodations procedures, requirements for lactating employees, and hair

discrimination ban, The Supreme Court’s anticipated decision on national sexual orientation

protection and anticipated increased salary thresholds for executive and administrative

exemptions.

This session will be presented by Amanda Fugazy, Partner at Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP.

As always if you register and are unable to attend please let us know to open your spot to

another HRPANO member.  

Bio:

Amanda M. Fugazy, is head of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law group.  As such, Ms. Fugazy represents businesses and executives in litigation, and provides counseling and preventative education with regard to wage-hour compliance, employment discrimination, harassment, labor relations, leave laws, internal investigations, employment contracts and manuals, severance agreements, arbitration, mediation, and labor and employment aspects of corporate and real estate transactions. 

Ms. Fugazy is one of the most experienced practitioners in New York in the highly litigated area of wage and hour law, having litigated dozens of federal and state court cases involving claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law.  Because of her experience in this area, Ms. Fugazy was invited by the mediation office of the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York to speak as an expert on wage and hour laws, and was named one of the “Top Women in Metro NY Foodservice & Hospitality” by Total Food Service magazine in 2017.

One of Ms. Fugazy’s strengths is valuing and resolving cases.  As such, Ms. Fugazy also serves as a mediator, and has successfully resolved many cases by appointment through the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Fugazy also has extensive experience in developing and delivering custom tailored management and employee-training seminars, and is routinely asked to serve as guest speaker by trade groups on a variety of employment related topics, including, but not limited to, illegal harassment, hiring, disciplining, firing, exterritorial application of US employment laws, wage hour compliance, employment discrimination, interviewing, family medical leave, administering a collective bargaining agreement, and matters pertaining to unions.

Since the inception of her legal career, Ms. Fugazy has practiced labor and employment law exclusively.  Prior to joining EGS in 2013, she and current EGS member Paul P. Rooney founded Fugazy & Rooney LLP in 2007.  Prior, Ms. Fugazy was a partner at Bonnist & Cutro LLP, an associate in the New York offices of Reed Smith and Jackson Lewis, and a law clerk for the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council.

Ms. Fugazy received her B.A. from The George Washington University, where she currently sits on the Executive Council of The Alumni Association, and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.

Ms. Fugazy is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.   

Contact Us

HRPANO | P.O. Box 636, New York, NY 10113-0636 | Email:  hrprof@hrpano.net

Quick Links

About HRPANO | Events | Career Center | Join HRPANO



Access to and use of information on this website is subject to the following terms and conditions:

HRPANO maintains this website to provide information to the HRPANO membership and non-profit community. Such information may be subject to amendment without notice, and is for general purposes only. While we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, or suitability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of or in connection with its use. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are beyond the control of HRPANO. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. HRPANO takes no responsibility for and will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues. Any personal information submitted via this website, whether by email or other means, will be used solely by HRPANO and will not be disclosed to any third parties. If you wish to view, amend or delete your personal data please contact us.