Nicole M. Vescova is an Associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. Vescova represents and advises clients in a variety of labor and employment matters. She has experience counseling employers of all sizes on workplace issues such as proper pay practice, employee classification, discipline, termination, and leave. Ms. Vescova drafts various employment policies and agreements such as company handbooks, commission agreements, and non-competition and non-disclosure agreements. She also defends employers against wage & hour claims, discrimination & harassment claims, claims brought under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the National Labor Relations Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Prior to joining Ellenoff Grossman & Schloe LLP, Ms. Vescova advised and represented businesses and pension/welfare plans at a labor, employment & employee benefits boutique in New York City. While in law school, she clerked with the National Labor Relations Board Division of Judges in New York. Ms. Vescova is a member of Sanctuary for Families Pro Bono Council.
Ms. Vescova earned her Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School where she served as an Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Policy and was a member of Phi Delta Phi Honor Society and the Labor and Employment Law Association. She attended the State University of New York at Buffalo where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in legal studies and a minor in sociology. Ms. Vescova is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York and District of New Jersey.