Ellen M. Bandel

Ellen M. Bandel

Associate

Ellen M. Bandel is an associate in the Labor and Employment practice, advising unionized and union-free employers on all aspects of labor and employment law. Specifically, Ellen counsels employers on a range of workplace issues including recruitment; development of handbooks and employment policies; employee performance and discipline; administering paid and unpaid time off policies and leaves of absence; compliance with wage and hour and disability accommodation laws; proper handling of employee complaints; workplace audits and investigations; workforce reductions; and mitigating risk associated with employee terminations. Ellen has wide-ranging experience advising employers on compliance with employment legislation “trending” at the state and local level, including paid sick leave laws, legalization of medical and recreational marijuana, pre-employment restrictions relating to use of criminal history or prior salary information, predictable work schedule requirements, and paid medical leaves.

Ellen also represents clients in federal, state, and local administrative proceedings. Additionally, she assists government contractors subject to requirements of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ (OFCCP) with the design and implementation of affirmative action programs and navigating the compliance review process.

Concentrations

  • Employment law advice and counsel and management training
  • Affirmative action programs
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取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Employment Counsel, Victory Automotive Group, 2017-2018
  • Intern, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Intern, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York
  • Intern, Litigation Bureau, Office of the New York State Attorney General
  • Intern, Policy Department, The Innocence Project

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Member, American Bar Association

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2011
    • Primary Editor, Washington University Journal of Law & Policy
  • B.A., cum laude, Fordham University, 2006
弁護士資格
  • California
  • 米国 ニューヨーク州