About Ms. Fleischer:

Melissa Fleischer, Esq., serves as a Senior Labor and Employment Attorney for the law firm. She is a sought-after employment law attorney and HR advisor with more than 20 years of law practice experience specializing in management-size employment discrimination litigation. Ms. Fleischer provides preventative counseling and proactive training on a wide-range of employment law issues to help employers achieve legal compliance and reduce litigation costs.

Ms. Fleischer is a management-side New York employment attorney and is nationally recognized as an expert in her field. Ms. Fleischer has successfully represented numerous clients in employment discrimination litigation in New York as well as providing preventive counseling and training on workplace issues. Her litigation experience includes drafting discovery, trial preparation and legal research related to drafting motions and briefs.

Ms. Fleischer also provides advice and counsel, on-site training seminars/on-line training webinars and consulting on a wide range of workplace and human resource issues including sexual harassment, disabilities, diversity, discrimination, workplace violence, employee use of social media, job descriptions, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, FLSA misclassification and independent contractor status, information privacy and security, and HR records management. She also offers compliance training on the major employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, including exempt and non-exempt worker classifications and the National Labor Relations Act. She presents seminars, leads webinars and workshops, and is a frequent lecturer on these and other HR management and legal topics. Ms. Fleischer also reviews and revises employee handbooks and policies for employers.

Ms. Fleischer served as a chapter editor for the Family and Medical Leave Act Treatise, published by the Bureau of National Affairs. Ms. Fleischer is an adjunct faculty member with the Professional Development Center at SUNY/Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Ms. Fleischer earned her J.D. degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Ms. Fleischer is licensed to practice law in the State of New York.

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