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Marisa Sandler

Associate sandler@thsh.com 212-702-3164 LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Areas of Focus

  • Employment litigation
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment handbooks
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Wage and hour advice
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Occupational health and safety
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Marisa Sandler

Associate sandler@thsh.com 212-702-3164 LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Areas of Focus

  • Employment litigation
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment handbooks
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Wage and hour advice
  • Workplace discrimination
  • Occupational health and safety

Biography

Marisa Sandler is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law practice. She represents employers and executive employees in employment matters ranging from litigation to counseling and compliance. Marisa represents clients across all industries, with a focus on the healthcare and staffing industries.

Employment Litigation

Marisa vigorously represents clients in state and federal courts, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and workplace and government investigations. She frequently litigates claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, breaches of confidentiality and restrictive covenant agreements, and wage and hour violations. Her experience includes drafting pleadings, briefs, and memoranda, including dispositive motions, and preparing position statements and responses to administrative charges of discrimination.

HR Counseling and Compliance

Marisa also counsels clients on day-to-day employment issues, such as:

  • sexual harassment and discrimination,
  • leave and accommodation requests,
  • workplace health and safety,
  • wage and hour compliance, including minimum wage, overtime and exemptions from overtime, and recordkeeping obligations,
  • independent contractor classification,
  • personnel and termination issues, and
  • reductions in force.

HR Policies and Employment Agreements

Marisa prepares offer letters, background checking documents, company policies, employee handbooks, employment and independent contractor agreements, confidentiality and restrictive covenant agreements, arbitration agreements, and separation agreements.

Pro Bono Work

Marisa serves on Tannenbaum Helpern’s Pro Bono Committee and provides pro bono legal services through the firm’s pro bono program. Her recent pro bono experience includes successfully representing a 26-year old Cameroonian, who is seeking asylum in the U.S., in his application for release from ICE detention.

Recognized as a Rising Star in Super Lawyers 2020, Marisa graduated from The George Washington University Law School, where she was awarded the American Bar Association/Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law, and served as Senior Managing Editor to the Journal of Energy and Environmental Law.

College:

  • BA, magna cum laude, Binghamton University, SUNY

Law School:

  • JD, The George Washington University Law School

Professional:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars: 2020

Publications

Marisa Sandler is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law practice. She represents employers and executive employees in employment matters ranging from litigation to counseling and compliance. Marisa represents clients across all industries, with a focus on the healthcare and staffing industries.

Employment Litigation

Marisa vigorously represents clients in state and federal courts, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and workplace and government investigations. She frequently litigates claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, breaches of confidentiality and restrictive covenant agreements, and wage and hour violations. Her experience includes drafting pleadings, briefs, and memoranda, including dispositive motions, and preparing position statements and responses to administrative charges of discrimination.

HR Counseling and Compliance

Marisa also counsels clients on day-to-day employment issues, such as:

  • sexual harassment and discrimination,
  • leave and accommodation requests,
  • workplace health and safety,
  • wage and hour compliance, including minimum wage, overtime and exemptions from overtime, and recordkeeping obligations,
  • independent contractor classification,
  • personnel and termination issues, and
  • reductions in force.

HR Policies and Employment Agreements

Marisa prepares offer letters, background checking documents, company policies, employee handbooks, employment and independent contractor agreements, confidentiality and restrictive covenant agreements, arbitration agreements, and separation agreements.

Pro Bono Work

Marisa serves on Tannenbaum Helpern’s Pro Bono Committee and provides pro bono legal services through the firm’s pro bono program. Her recent pro bono experience includes successfully representing a 26-year old Cameroonian, who is seeking asylum in the U.S., in his application for release from ICE detention.

Recognized as a Rising Star in Super Lawyers 2020, Marisa graduated from The George Washington University Law School, where she was awarded the American Bar Association/Bloomberg BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Labor and Employment Law, and served as Senior Managing Editor to the Journal of Energy and Environmental Law.

College:

  • BA, magna cum laude, Binghamton University, SUNY

Law School:

  • JD, The George Washington University Law School

Professional:

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars: 2020
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