Courtney O. Chambers represents employers in all phases of labor and employment law. She focuses on defending clients in single-plaintiff and class actions involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, and complex wage and hour matters. She has represented clients in these matters in state and federal court, as well as various state and federal agencies. Courtney’s background in labor relations has also made her a go-to associate for union-related matters. She assists in collective-bargaining negotiations, handles unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and counsels clients on labor issues.
In addition, Courtney regularly advises clients on employment issues, including workplace policies, leaves of absence, discipline and performance issues, disability accommodation, and wage and hour issues.
During law school, Courtney interned at the NLRB Region 2 as well as interned as a judicial intern at the NLRB Division of Judges, New York City. She served as symposium editor for the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, and served as president of the Brooklyn Law School Labor and Employment Law Association. Prior to law school, she worked management-side as a labor relations associate for an aircraft manufacturer where she handled and worked on various union-management matters, including enforcement of collective bargaining agreements, union grievances, and contract negotiations.
Courtney also strives to devote time to pro bono efforts.