- Of Counsel
Susan E. Salazar is Of Counsel to the firm with a broad range of proven experience as a labor and employment attorney and mediator. While she represents clients in Federal and State court, Susan's commitment to her clients extends well beyond the courtroom. She takes a proactive approach to protecting her clients' interests, from providing counsel in investigating complaints, to drafting employment policy manuals, and conducting company-wide training for management, supervisors, and Human Resources personnel on handling discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, and sick and vacation leave issues.
Susan's law practice includes representing employers and employees in discrimination, harassment, wage claims, worker misclassification, disability, breach of contract, arbitrations, mediations, unemployment insurance and other employment related matters.
Susan also represents employers who are being investigated or audited by Federal, State and City Agencies such as the United States and New York State Department of Labor, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, the EEOC, New York State Division of Human Rights, New York City Commission on Human Rights, and the National Labor Relations Board.
In addition to being Of Counsel to the firm, Susan is a member of the faculty at City University of New York’s School of Law, where she is an Assistant Professor. Prior to her appointment at CUNY Law School, she coached students in Brooklyn Law School’s Mediation Clinic and, from 2015 to 2018, was appointed to serve on the United States District Court, Southern District of New York’s Mediator Advisory Committee. As a member of the New York mediation community, Susan mediates wage and hour, employment discrimination, breach of contract and other cases for the federal court in the Southern District of New York. She has also served as a mediator for the New York Peace Institute in New York City Civil Court.
Susan currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Association of Conflict Resolution Greater New York Chapter, Inc. In addition, she is an active member of both the Dispute Resolution Section Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the New York City Bar Association.