Kyle Winnick defends employers of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, in all aspects of labor and employment-related litigation. He draws upon his practical experience and creative legal thinking to craft effective litigation strategies. Kyle has represented clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, arbitration tribunals, and administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board.
Employers seek Kyle’s assistance in defending against class, collective, and hybrid wage-and-hour actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and/or state-law equivalents. Kyle also helps employers fight claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the National Labor Relations Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). In addition, he litigates other workplace matters, such as restrictive covenants, employment-related torts, and breaches of contract.
Outside the courtroom, Kyle provides harassment training and day-to-day advice to clients about the various laws affecting the employment relationship. He also helps employers prepare employee handbooks and policies, and drafts and negotiates employment, separation, severance, non-compete, and settlement agreements.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Kyle worked as a labor and employment litigation attorney in the Atlanta office of a national law firm. Earlier in his career, he served as a judicial intern for Housing Court Judge Arlene H. Hahn of the New York County Civil Court and for the Honorable Bernice J. Siegal of the New York Supreme Court. He was also Summer Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department, Torts Division.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Kyle D. Winnick