Overview

Susanne Kantor is a member of the Littler CaseSmart® team and is based in New York. She is responsible for early case evaluation (ECE). At the outset of each employment litigation matter, she identifies and reviews pertinent documents, interviews relevant witnesses, and drafts an ECE report for clients’ cases. In keeping with each client’s litigation philosophy, she partners with the local Littler litigation team and assists in developing and executing strategies for effectively handling litigation.

Susanne has over twenty years of experience dedicated to the practice of labor and employment law on behalf of management.

Prior to joining Littler, Susanne successfully represented both private and public sector clients in a variety of labor and employment law claims, including claims of discrimination, civil rights and constitutional violations, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, and employee benefits. Her litigation experience includes jury and bench trials and appellate practice before state and federal courts, and administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York Department of Labor, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, and the American Arbitration Association.

In addition to her experience in complex litigation, Susanne regularly assisted clients with personnel policy drafting and review; daily management of employee leave and accommodation requests; discipline and terminations; negotiation of employment and separation agreements; anti-harassment and diversity training programs; and general advice and counsel on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.

Education

  • J.D., Pace University Law Schoolmagna cum laude
  • B.A., College of New Rochelle

Bar Admission

New York
Connecticut

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York