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RossGreenky

Associate

"It's that every now and then when you get to be a part of justice being done—that really is quite a thrill."

Overview

Biography

Ross primarily concentrates his practice on labor and employment matters, routinely assisting employers with navigating workplace issues such as workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; employee classifications; FMLA compliance; employee terminations, and wage-and-hour compliance. He routinely handles audits and investigations from the NYS and US Department of Labors and the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. In addition, Ross has experience litigating employment-related matters in federal and state courts and before the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the NYS Division of Human Rights.

Ross also counsels clients on a variety of business-related issues, including employment agreements, restrictive covenants, employee handbooks and employment policies, settlement and separation agreements, and general compliance with federal , state, and local labor and employment laws.

Bar Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association
  • Onondaga County Bar Association
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Counseled an employer in connection with pending website-accessibility litigation under the Americans With Disabilities Act, the NYS Human Rights Law, the NYS Civil Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law.
  • Obtained numerous “no probable cause” determinations for employers in the defense of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims before the NYS Division of Human Rights.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of an employer in an alleged disability discrimination and retaliation case.
  • Obtained dismissal of an unfair-labor-practice charge and subsequent appeal against a private research university in New York State before the National Labor Relations Board.
  • Provides training and seminars to employers on various labor and employment issues.

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Associate
  • Hancock Estabrook, LLP, Associate
  • US Magistrate Court for the District of New Jersey to Judge Madeline Arleo, Judicial Intern
  • Office of the NYS Governor, Summer Associate

Selected Community Activities

  • Syracuse Hebrew Day School, Board Member
  • Onondaga County Volunteer Lawyers Project

Selected Honors

  • New York State Bar Association, Empire State Counsel Honoree, 2018
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Employment & Labor, 2017-2018

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