Alyssa L. Zuckerman

Partner

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PHONE:

631-694-2300

 

EMAIL:

alz@lambbarnosky.com

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EDUCATION:

♦ New York University (B.A., Journalism & Psychology, 2010)

♦ St. John’s University School of Law (J.D., 2013)

 

BAR ADMISSIONS:

♦  New York

HONORS & AWARDS

  • 2021 – Recognized as one of Long Island Business News‘ Power 25 Lawyers
  • 2021 – Listed as one of Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Intellectual Property & Labor Law
  • 2018 – 2021 – New York Metro area Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list
  • Samuel M. Kaynard Student Service Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section

ORGANIZATIONS & COMMITTEES

  • 1st Vice President, Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association (LI LERA)
  • Board of Directors, St. John’s Law School Alumni Association
  • Executive Vice President, FDNY Firefighter John F. McNamara Foundation (a/k/a as “The Johnny Mac Foundation“) Executive Board
  • Board of Advisors, St. John’s Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

PRESENTATIONS

  • 05.14.2021:  Returning to In-Person Work in the COVID-19 Era – Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association’s Annual Spring Conference
  • 10.29.2020: Achieving Zoom-baya: Using #Technology to Make Your Practice More Efficient in the #WorkFromHome Era – virtual New York State Bar Association Local and State Government Section Fall Meeting
  • 04.21.2020: Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector – Hofstra Law School
  • 04.15.2020: Managing Your Essential and Non-Essential Municipal Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Everything an Employer Needs, and Wants, to Know About Managing its Workforce in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic – Lamb & Barnosky, LLP Webinar
  • 04.06.2020: Managing Your Essential and Non-Essential Municipal Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic – New York State Bar Association Webinar for the Local and State Government Law Section and CLE Department
  • 12.06.2019:  Navigating Labor Relations with the Benefits of Hindsight in the Modern Age – Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law and Education Law Committees – 2019 Annual School Law Conference
  • 05.03.2019:  “‘Free Speech’ in the Public Sector–What Public Employees Can and Cannot Say” – Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association (LI LERA) Annual Spring Conference
  • 02.07.2019:  Internet Acceptable Use Policies, Filtering and Monitoring – National Business Institute Seminar
  • 10.16.2018:  Managing Workplace Violence and Harassment in the Public Sector –  Long Island Fall Seminar 2018,  sponsored by the New York Government Finance Officers’ Association (NYGFOA)
  • 05.18.2018: Addressing Safety and Emergency Issues in the Public Sector – Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Spring Conference
  • 04.18.2018 & 04.24.2018: Collective Bargaining, Mediation, Fact-Finding and Interest Arbitration in the Public Sector – SUNY Old Westbury and Hofstra Law School, respectively
  • 12.06.2017:  New York State Paid Family Medical Leave Law – Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association General Membership Meeting
  • 10.20.2017:  The EEOC’s New Guidance on Retaliation “What’s New, What’s Different, and What’s an Employer To Do?” – New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Fall Meeting
  • 03.21.2015:  Social Media in Labor and Employment Law – Cardozo Law School
  • 11.14.2014:  Social Media and Public Sector Labor and Employment Law – New York State Bar Association seminar and webcast

PRACTICE AREAS:
Education, EmploymentLabor, and Municipal

Alyssa Zuckerman is a Partner whose practice focuses on representing employers in both the public and private sectors in labor, employment and education law matters. She has experience in public and private sector collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, interest arbitrations, employee disciplinary proceedings, unemployment insurance hearings and matters before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Alyssa provides day-to-day advice for her clients on a range of topics including, among others, COVID-19-related State and Federal leaves of absence and analyzing requests for same; contract interpretation; grievance analysis and avoidance; employee disciplinary issues; Taylor Law issues; and analyzing and responding to requests including, among others, leaves pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act and requests for accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

She also provides trainings on, among other topics, the prevention of sexual and other types of harassment and discrimination; analyzing COVID-19-related leave of absence requests; handling employee performance, discipline and discharge issues; and addressing employees’ requests for other leaves of absence and workplace accommodations. She is admitted to the New York State Bar.

 

Alyssa has been named a “Power 25 Lawyer” by Long Island Business News.  She has also been listed as one of Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Intellectual Property & Labor Law in 2021.  Additionally, Alyssa has been named as a New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star for Employment and Labor from 2018-present and has been listed in Super Lawyers®’ “New York Metro Rising Stars/The Top Women.” She also received the Samuel M. Kaynard Student Service Award from the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section.

 

Alyssa has presented for the New York State Bar Association (“NYSBA”) on the topics of “Social Media and Public Sector Labor and Employment Law;” “The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New Guidance on Retaliation: What’s New, What’s Different, and What’s an Employer To Do?;” “Achieving Zoom-baya: Using #Technology to Make Your Practice More Efficient in the #WorkFromHome Era;” “Hey Dinosaurs! 2020 Called: Must-Have Apps, Devices, Tips & Tricks;” and “Managing Your Essential and Non-Essential Municipal Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Everything an Employer Needs, and Wants, to Know About Managing its Workforce in the Face of the COVID-19 Pandemic.”

 

Alyssa has also presented for the Long Island Labor and Employment Relations Association on the topics of “Free Speech in the Public Sector – What Public Employees Can and Cannot Say;” “The New York State Paid Family Leave Law;” and “Addressing Safety and Emergency Issues in the Public Sector.”

 

Alyssa has also presented on “Navigating Labor Relations with Benefits of Hindsight in the Modern Age” for the Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law and Education Law Committees at their 2019 Annual School Law Conference; on “Social Media and the Workplace: Labor and Employment Legal Issues” at Cardozo Law School; “Managing Workplace Violence and Harassment in the Public Sector” for the New York Government Finance Officers’ Association (NYGFOA); and on “Internet Acceptable Use Policies, Filtering and Monitoring” at the National Business Institute.

 

In addition, Alyssa has guest-lectured at Hofstra Law School and SUNY Old Westbury on “Collective Bargaining, Mediation, Fact-Finding and Interest Arbitration in the Public Sector.”

 

Alyssa is also a chapter author of the Fourth Edition of Public Sector Labor and Employment Law and its 2019 Supplement.

 

Alyssa currently serves as the Executive Vice President of the FDNY Firefighter John F. McNamara Foundation (also known as “The Johnny Mac Foundation”); on the Board of Directors of the St. John’s Law School Alumni Association; on the Board of Advisors for the St. John’s Law School’s Center for Labor and Employment Law; on the LI LERA Executive Board as its 1st Vice President; on NYSBA’s Leadership Development Committee; and on the Executive Committee of the NYSBA Labor and Employment Law Section as a Chair of the Membership Engagement Committee and is also a member of the American Bar Association.

 

Alyssa received her law degree from St. John’s University and her undergraduate degree from New York University.

 

Alyssa L. Zuckerman

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