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Laurie E. Morrison - New York, NY

100 Church Street8th Floor New York, NY 10007

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Updated: 03/18/2021

New York Employment Law Lawyer

Overview

Laurie E. Morrison, successfully represents employees/workers throughout New York City and New Jersey, who are subjected to employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment and unlawful firings...

Laurie E. Morrison, successfully represents employees/workers throughout New York City and New Jersey, who are subjected to employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment and unlawful firings.

As a Female, African American/Black employment & harassment lawyer in Laurie E. Morrison has first-hand experience with workplace harassment & abuse, and she fights against unlawful job issues, including, but not limited to: Wrongful terminations of employment; Race/Ethnicity harassment, discrimination & retaliation; Sexual Harassment; Disability discrimination, and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); Pregnancy discrimination/harassment; Discrimination/harassment against sexual orientation and LGBTQ+ status; discrimination/harassment against gender/sex identity and trans status; violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); medical/health discrimination/harassment; Religious discrimination/harassment; Age discrimination; Unpaid wages & overtime; and Negotiating Employment & Severance/Separation Agreements.

Recognized as one of New York's top attorneys, Ms. Morrison has been selected to the Super Lawyers list consistently since 2019.

Ms. Morrison also successfully advocated before the New York State Senate to expand coverage of the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), so that more workers are protected from unlawful employment practices. Ms. Morrison also co-drafted sections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended (ADAAA), to expand statutory coverage to people with learning and other disabilities on behalf of the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

Before founding her own firm, Ms. Morrison clerked for a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and she worked in prominent New York City-based private law firms.

Ms. Morrison graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in sociology. She received her law degree from Cornell Law School.

About Laurie E. Morrison

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation and Legal Counseling

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Owner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Other Affiliations

  • New York City Bar Association (Member, Labor & Employment Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) (Member)

Education

  • Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
    J.D.
    Law Journal: Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Note Editor
    Law Journal: Legal Information Institute, Law Summary Editor
  • Columbia University
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude

Past Positions

  • Hon. Ronald L. Ellis in the Southern District of New York, Law Clerk
  • United States Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York, Legal Intern
  • Hon. Marjorie Z. Olds, in the Ithaca City Court, of Ithaca, New York, Judicial Extern

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Laurie E. Morrison

Included on the 2023 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Laurie E. Morrison on Super Lawyers

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Address

100 Church Street8th Floor New York, NY 10007

Publication

Representative Cases

  • Hodes v. Pachter

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