Labor & Employment Practice Group

Levene Gouldin & Thompson offers its clients skilled and experienced labor and employment attorneys with the ability to assist clients, both employers and employees, in all areas of labor and employment law.  Their skill set encompasses a broad range of disciplines including preparation of employment agreements and employment manuals and policies, litigation including mediation and arbitration, as well as  trials, appeals, arbitrations and administrative hearings.  Our attorneys are recognized as trusted counselors for our clients and they serve as zealous advocates in Federal, State and local courts when the need arises.  Our attorneys are regularly counted among "New York Super Lawyers" and also are ranked among the "Best Attorneys in America".  Our clients receive not only depth of experience, but also the advantages that come with our firm's extensive support capabilities, including associates and paralegal's experienced in all areas of labor and employment law.  

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA and ADAA)
  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • Drug Testing
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Policies, Manuals and Handbooks
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Employment Contracts
  • including Confidentiality, Non-compete, Non-solicitation and Severance Agreements
  • Employment Discrimination
  • including Age/Gender/Racial, Sexual Harassment/Hostile Work Environment
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Federal and State Labor Law
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Labor Negotiations
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Workplace Privacy


  • Patricia M. Curtin
  • Gary W. Farneti
  • Margaret J. Fowler
  • Michael R. Wright
  • Jake H. Buckland
  • Jared R. Mack
  • Elizabeth A. Sopinski

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