Ellen Storch represents management in all areas of labor and employment law. She defends international, national and local employers, as well as public employers and nonprofit organizations in various types of employment litigation. Her litigation practice includes discrimination and harassment cases, restrictive covenant disputes and wage and hour claims. Ellen represents clients in federal and state courts, in arbitrations, before federal, state and local human rights commissions, and before a variety of other government agencies.
In addition to litigating on behalf of clients, Ellen provides day to day advice and counsel to employers regarding the panoply of laws that govern and affect the employment relationship, with special emphasis on litigation avoidance strategies. Ellen drafts and negotiates numerous types of agreements, including employment contracts, restrictive covenants and severance agreements. She works with clients to develop policies, procedures and handbooks, and helps ensure compliance with evolving labor and employment laws. She provides various forms of training to both employees and management.
Ellen regularly lectures on employment law issues at a variety of organizations. She has served as an adjunct professor at the New York Institute of Technology where she taught Human Resources Policies and Procedures in the HR Management Master's program. She is often quoted as an employment law resource in national and local publications.
During law school, Ellen was a member of the University of Southern California Law Review.