Amanda M. Fugazy
Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP, is head of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law group. As such, Ms. Fugazy represents clients in litigation, and provides counseling and preventative education with regard to wage-hour compliance, employment discrimination, harassment, labor relations, internal investigations, employment contracts and manuals, severance agreements, arbitration, mediation, and labor and employment aspects of corporate and real estate transactions.
Ms. Fugazy also has extensive experience in developing and delivering custom tailored management and employee-training seminars 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, record keeping compliance, employment discrimination, interviewing, family medical leave, worker's compensation, Americans with Disabilities requirements, reasonable accommodation, workers' adjustment and retraining notification requirements, workplace privacy, Occupational Safety and Health requirements, unemployment compensation, 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 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.