Mary A. Smith is a principal and litigation manager in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She serves as a trusted advisor to clients on a broad range of litigation and counseling matters, helping them to understand how developing workplace issues and trends impact their businesses.
Mary defends employers against claims of discrimination (gender, race, age, disability and national origin), sexual harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, misappropriation of confidential information and related tort claims. She defends employers in state and federal courts, in arbitral forums such as AAA and administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, and the New York City Commission of Human Rights. As a member of Jackson Lewis’ Restrictive Covenants, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition group, she regularly drafts and reviews employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and non-competition agreements, and handles related litigation.
Mary is also a member of Jackson Lewis’ Real Estate and Technology industry groups and is well versed in the workplace issues unique to those industries.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Mary A. Smith