September 18, 2019

Susan D. Friedfel

Susan D. Friedfel is a Principal in the White Plains and New York, New York, offices of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Ms. Friedfel collaborates with clients to find practical solutions for a variety of issues that arise in the workplace. She counsels clients in various industries, including law firms, financial institutions, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, on a wide array of issues.

Susan D. Friedfel  provides advice and counsel on matters such as:

  • employee recruiting and hiring practices
  • family and medical leave
  • reasonable accommodations for disabilities and religion
  • preventing and investigating harassment, discrimination and whistleblower claims
  • wage and hour compliance
  • discipline and termination of employees
  • designing and implementing reductions in force

An experienced litigator, Ms. Friedfel represents employers and management in harassment, discrimination, failure to accommodate, and wage and hour claims before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. 

In addition to litigating on behalf of and advising Universities regarding the employment issues discussed above, Ms. Friedfel advises clients regarding student claims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, failure to accommodate disabilities, discrimination and retaliation, as well as Title IX athletics compliance. Ms. Friedfel represents universities in litigation brought by students and faculty and in OCR investigations. She also advises private k-12 schools and other organizations that regularly deal with children, with respect to appropriate policies and procedures to avoid misconduct.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Susan D. Friedfel


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