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SHARON N. BERLIN is a partner with Lamb & Barnosky, LLP, where she represents management in private and public sector labor and employment law matters, including investigations, disciplinary proceedings, arbitrations, collective bargaining, and federal and state court litigation. She also serves as general counsel to school districts. Ms. Berlin is secretary to the New York State Bar Association’s Municipal Law Section and chair of that Section’s Employment Relations Committee. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section. Ms. Berlin earned her B.S. degree, with honors, from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations; and her J.D. degree, with honors, from George Washington University National Law Center.
DAVID J. MAHONEY is a partner in the law firm of SilvermanAcampora LLP, where he is a member of the employment law group and litigation group. As a member of the employment law group, Mr. Mahoney works closely with the firm's clients, taking a proactive approach to employer/employee relations, from hiring procedures and employee policies, to internal audits of wage and hour procedures, discrimination, discipline, and separation policies. Mr. Mahoney also regularly represents local businesses, victims of fraud, and court-appointed fiduciaries in a wide range of federal court matters. He has worked extensively with federal authorities and engaged in long-term investigations of Ponzi schemes, director and officer malfeasance in publicly traded companies, and mortgage fraud rings. He also represents the victims of fraud in their individual capacity, whether as creditors seeking to recoup their losses, or as targets of "claw back" litigation. Mr. Mahoney graduated, with honors, from Seton Hall University School of Law; and is a member of the American Bar Association, the Labor and Employment Section of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.
GEORGE C. MORRISON is of counsel with White & Williams LLP. Mr. Morrison has worked in a variety of labor and employment areas for more than 10 years. His practice includes proactive counseling, multiple jurisdiction litigation, and providing due diligence on corporate matters involving asset and stock sales and mergers. Mr. Morrison counsels employers on compliance with federal, state and local laws concerning individual employment rights, covenants not-to-compete, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, COBRA, the Fair Labor Standards Act, personnel policies, and labor and employment issues arising from mass layoffs and plant shutdowns under the WARN Act. He also regularly provides anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training and drafts and reviews employment contracts and handbooks. Mr. Morrison also assists consumer reporting agencies with claims asserted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. He received his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Wilkes University Jay Sidhu School of Business and Leadership; and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Widener University School of Law.
SARAH H. MORRISSEY is an attorney with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, where she focuses her practice on labor and employment litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency-related law, and product liability. She also has experience in commercial litigation and breach of contract issues. Ms. Morrissey earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an executive editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.
RAYMOND NARDO is a sole practitioner with Raymond Nardo, P.C., in Mineola, New York. He has practiced employment law for more than 25 years. Mr. Nardo has been retained by employees, employers, unions, and municipalities to represent their interests in claims involving overtime pay, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistleblower claims, and nearly all other employment claims. He has won jury verdicts for both employers and employees, and has obtained millions of dollars in settlements, verdicts, and awards for employees. Mr. Nardo is also a mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern districts of New York, and an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and Nassau County District Court. He practices extensively in federal court, New York state court, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR). Mr. Nardo earned his B.A. degree from the College of William & Mary and his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law.