Judith A. Lockhart
Judith A. Lockhart
General Commercial Litigation/Alternate Dispute Resolution/Internal Investigations/ Employment Law.
General commercial litigation in Federal and State courts and before domestic and international arbitral tribunals for both U.S., and foreign clients in the areas of employment law, commercial disputes, contracts, health law, and products liability and toxic torts. Representation of clients in arbitrations and mediations before the AAA, ICC, NASD and NYSE and in private arbitrations and mediations. Representation of clients in connection with various internal investigations.
Personnel Advice-Drafting employee manuals, personnel policies and employment contracts; providing advice concerning terminations, wage/hour regulations, disability laws and regulations, FMLA, smoking law compliance, drug testing, polygraph testing, unemployment and workers compensation issues, performance evaluation issues, disciplinary actions and severance issues; conducting sexual harassment investigations and training; and consulting concerning reorganizations, relocations and reductions-in-force, WARN Act notifications and COBRA issues.
Employment Contracts-Preparation and negotiation of employment contracts for clients, including brokerage and financial services organizations, international sales companies and advertising companies; negotiation of severance agreements.
Litigation-Representation of corporate clients in both Federal and State courts, arbitral tribunals and federal and state administrative agencies n connection with Title VII/employment discrimination cases, breach of contract cases and wrongful termination cases.
- 1985 Connecticut
- 1986 New York
- American Bar Association (Sections of Litigation and Labor and Employment)
- The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Federal Bar Council
- A.A.S., 1982 Pace University (Business Administration)
- B.A.A., 1983 Pace University (General Business)
- J.D., 1985 Pace University School of Law (cum laude, Casenote & Comment Editor, Pace Law Review 1984-85)