Overview

Marcy A. Gilroy's practice focuses on multi-state employment litigation. She has more than 17 years of experience defending employers in lawsuits before various tribunals nationwide, including state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. She has successfully handled a broad spectrum of employment claims in litigation, including:

  • Harassment and discrimination
  • Retaliation, including whistleblower claims
  • Wrongful termination
  • Interference and retaliation under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Wage and hour violations
  • Breach of contract
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Common law tort claims involving the employer-employee relationship

Marcy also provides counseling and advice to employers, both large and small, on employee relations issues such as family and medical leave, disability accommodations, and employee discipline and termination, and on conducing reductions-in-force, including compliance with state and federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act compliance. She has assisted employers with drafting and updating personnel policies and employment handbooks, has conducted anti-harassment training seminars for employers in the State of New Jersey and has negotiated employment, severance and compensation agreements.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Labor and Employment Section

New Jersey State Bar Association

Member

American Bar Association

Member

District VB Ethics Committee

2003-2007

Speaking Engagements

Success Strategies for Business in 2009 and Beyond

Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, Financial Decision Makers’ Roundtable

April 2009

Education

  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1998
  • B.A., Dickinson College, 1995

Bar Admission

New Jersey
New York

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York