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Nicholas A. Corsano

Nicholas Corsano focuses his practice on federal and state labor and employment litigation and counseling. Mr. Corsano advises and counsels clients on employment disputes involving Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FLSA, and related state/local statutes pertaining to wage and hour laws, discrimination, harassment and other employment regulations. He has experience handling single-plaintiff and class and collective actions brought through alternative dispute resolution programs, state and federal courts, and before administrative agencies. Mr. Corsano also counsels clients on complex employment agreements, helps implement tailored policies and procedures, and conducts trainings to promote a more inclusive workplace.

Mr. Corsano also has experience handling single-plaintiff and class action litigations concerning contested finance agreements, the FDCPA, the TCPA, insurance coverage claims, and other complex commercial disputes.

Concentrations

  • Single-plaintiff employment litigation
  • Employment risk mitigation
  • LGBTQ-related counseling and litigation
  • Employment counseling and management training
  • Wage and hour litigation and compliance
  • Arbitration and mediation

Competenze

Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • Defended staffing corporation against claims of sexual harassment and retaliation.°
  • Assisted in obtaining settlement regarding claimed violations and citations of the New York City Earned Sick Time Act.°
  • Defended restaurant against claims of sexual harassment, race discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.°
  • Defended multiple restaurants against claims of ADA public accommodation violations.°
  • Defended marketing firm against claims of age discrimination and retaliation.°
  • Defended fitness organization against claims of race discrimination.°
  • Obtained settlements of putative class and collective action claims under the FLSA and state laws alleging misclassification and unpaid overtime.
  • Obtained settlements for clients in numerous single-plaintiff cases alleging various forms of discrimination, harassment, failure to accommodate and/or retaliation under federal, state and local law.
  • Secured dismissal of eight single-plaintiff claims against retail client alleging discrimination and wage and hour violations.
  • Obtained settlement of alleged breach of employment contract dispute.
  • Helped design and conduct interactive training on key issues relating to LGBTQ individuals in the workplace. Training focused on promoting an inclusive work environment, proper terminology, workplace legal protections, and inappropriate stereotyping. Training was specifically tailored to teach proactive approaches to minimizing work place claims.°
  • Conducted investigations into claims of harassment and discrimination, prepared and counseled employers on preparation of investigation reports and counseled on both specific and systemic measures to minimize rick of lawsuits or liability.
  • Worked closely with employers to develop and implement improved preventive human resources systems, including employee-facing policies and human resources manuals.
  • Conducted sexual harassment and discrimination trainings in accordance with local legal requirements for client compliance.
  • Draft various employment agreements on behalf of clients, considering varying needs based on client industry.
  • Advise clients on new policy and leave requirements in light of COVID-19 pandemic.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Corsano prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Networking and Social Events Committee Chair, LeGal, LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York, 2017-Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 2013-Present
  • Member, UPenn Alumni Interview Committee, 2015-Present

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2012
  • Diploma di maturità, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
Abilitazioni
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut