Fisher Phillips Partners Named “New York’s Notable Women Lawyers”
NEW YORK (January 2, 2019) – Fisher Phillips today announces that partners Kathleen Caminiti and Melissa Osipoff have been selected for inclusion in Crain’s New York Business 2019 Notable Women in Law list. The list recognizes attorneys who have impacted New York City in major ways, honoring the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal minds, and those with both distinguished careers and exceptional civic and philanthropic activities.
As co-chair and a founding partner of the Fisher Phillips Pay Equity practice group, Kathleen counsels employers on matters surrounding pay equality, state pay equity legislation and litigation, and pay equity compliance audits. She was instrumental in launching the firm’s Pay Equity Interactive Map which includes detailed information of the pay equity laws of states and municipalities across the country. Additionally, Kathleen has extensive experience handling employment litigation matters, ranging from individual plaintiff discrimination claims to wage and hour class and collective actions. She has successfully defended cases alleging civil rights violations, race, sex, age and handicap discrimination, sexual harassment, whistle-blowing, wrongful discharge and retaliation. Kathleen also is a partner in the firm’s New Jersey office.
Melissa is at the forefront of New York State and New York City’s complex and ever-changing employment law landscape. Because of her expertise, she is a trusted advisor to businesses regarding compliance with a wide variety of employment law issues. Melissa also represents employers in all aspects of employment-related litigation involving single plaintiff or multi-plaintiffs, including claims under anti-discrimination and wage and hour laws. She also represents employers in matters involving wrongful termination, employment contracts, restrictive covenants and trade secrets. To keep her clients well-informed, Melissa writes extensively regarding the latest state and city employment law developments. She is a member of the firm’s Pay Equity practice group and has spoken frequently on compliance with New York’s pay equity laws.
For the full list of honorees, please visit Crain's New York Business 2019 Most Notable Women in Law.