Mary-Ellen Donnelly devotes her practice to the representation of management in all aspects of employment law and related litigation, principally in higher education. She regularly represents management in State and Federal Courts, before arbitration tribunals and before various administrative agencies, including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New York State Division of Human Rights.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Donnelly frequently counsels clients on a full range of state and federal labor and employment issues. Ms. Donnelly has lectured on numerous employment law topics, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 296 of the New York State Executive Law and various aspects of employment discrimination. Ms. Donnelly has provided training to executives and supervisors on labor and employment law issues.
Ms. Donnelly received her law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1991. She received her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1988. She is admitted to practice before the State Courts of New York and New Jersey as well as before various Federal Courts, including the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the District Courts for Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.