NYCLA LABOR RELATIONS & EMPLOYMENT LAW COMMITTEE MEETING
The next meeting of NYCLA's Labor Relations & Employment Law Committee will be on September 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in Room 2 on the 4th floor of NYCLA (14 Vesey Street). The meeting will focus on the benefits and challenges of being a small firm or solo practitioner in the area of labor and employment law.
Among the panelists is AABANY member Veronica Jung who will be joined by Finn Dusenbery, Richard Friedman, and Richard Washington to share their insight into their own practices, and small firm/ solo practice in general.
This meeting is co-sponsored with NYCLA’s Solo and Small Firm Committee, co-chaired by Tsui Yee, who co-chairs AABANY's Immigration and Nationality Law Committee and Solo and Small Firm Committee.
NYCLA has kindly invited AABANY members to join the meeting. You don't have to be a NYCLA member to attend, and no registration is required.
We thank Gregory S. Chiarello, Co-Chair, Labor Relations and Employment Law Committee, for the invitation.
Below are the bios of the speakers.
Finn Dusenbery: Finn established his practice in 2012. He practices primarily plaintiffs’-side employment law, focusing on minimum wage and overtime violations. Finn received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Richard Friedman: Mr. Friedman is a former AMLAW 100 employment and business litigation partner and an experienced trial lawyer. He handles all kinds of employment-related matters such as those involving investigations of alleged employee misconduct, covenants not to compete, employee discipline and terminations, discrimination claims, fiduciary duty claims, wrongful discharge claims, defamation claims, alleged misappropriation of trade secrets, and related issues for companies of varying sizes as well as individuals in New York state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as other venues.
Veronica Jung: Ms. Jung is the founder of The Law Offices of Veronica S. Jung, PLLC, an employment law boutique firm based in New York City. Ms. Jung has practiced at large and boutique law firms representing Fortune 500 companies as well as public, private, and start-up companies. She has served as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division in Washington, D.C., where she litigated high-profile cases in numerous federal district courts throughout the country. Most recently, as a senior attorney at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc., Ms. Jung served as the organization's lead attorney in numerous impact litigation and class action matters involving New York state agencies and public officials.
Richard Washington: Richard focuses his practice on criminal defense and employment/labor litigation cases. Richard began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Richard spent a year in the Department of Education’s Administrative Trials Unit where his practice focused primarily on employee discipline. Immediately before entering private practice, he was Associate Counsel for Labor Relations at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.