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Tana Forrester - Melville, NY

534 Broadhollow RoadSuite 275 Melville, NY 11747

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Updated: 10/25/2023


Tana Forrester is an associate at Kessler Matura P.C.
Ms. Forrester exclusively represents employees in a wide range of employment matters. Her employment practice focuses on discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage theft. In addition to representing individuals, Ms. Forrester also advocates for employees in multi-plaintiff litigation, including class and collective actions...


Bar Admissions

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

Other Affiliations

  • National Lawyers Guild, New York City Chapter Labor & Employment Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association’s, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association of New York (NELA/NY), Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member

Classes and Seminars

  • November 7, 2019 – Presenter at City University of New York Law School Lawyering Seminar
  • April 24, 2020 – Panelist “Musicians and Freelancers: Know Your Employment Rights During the Pandemic”
  • May 8, 2020 - Panelist "Art Law and COVID-19," The Center for Art Law, the Artistic Freedom Initiative, and Mana Contemporary
  • May 21, 2020 - Panelist "Know Your Rights During the Pandemic," Yemeni Merchants Association
  • May 28, 2020 – Presenter “Employment in the Time of Corona” presented by the National Lawyers Guild, Labor and Employment Section
  • May 14, 2021 - Presenter "Returning to In Person Work in the COVID-19 Era." LERA 2021 Spring Conference.


  • City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, Long Island City, New York
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Peggy Browning Fellow
    Honors: Revson Public Interest Fellow
    Honors: Workers’ Rights Project for Economic Justice: Board Member
    Law Review: Public Interest Practitioner Section of the City University of New York Law Review, Editor
  • Northeastern University
    B.A.: Political Science and Sociology
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Honors Program


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Published Works

  • Author, American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Winter 2020 Report , (Vol. 48, Issue 2, p8-8. I p.)
  • Contributor, "Circuits Differ in Applying Rule 23 Amendments'" Labor & Employment Law, Vol. 48, No. 2 (Winter 2020)

Office Information


534 Broadhollow RoadSuite 275 Melville, NY 11747


  • 631-499-9120

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Other Sources of Feedback About Tana Forrester

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

View the profile for Tana Forrester on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020-2023

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