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Overview

Taylor M. Ferris focuses her practice in representing management in all areas of employment law, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. Ms. Ferris represents clients in a wide variety of employment matters, including cases brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law.

Ms. Ferris also provides guidance to employers concerning day-to-day labor and employment issues, including, but not limited to, employment policies, employment agreements, severance agreements, workplace investigations, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws. Ms. Ferris also carefully tracked federal and state legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help clients navigate the rapid changes impacting employers during difficult and unprecedented times.

In addition, Ms. Ferris represents places of public accommodation in website, and brick and mortar accessibility claims brought under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and state and local laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ferris was a senior associate at a boutique law firm where she represented plaintiffs in wage and hour matters, including class and collective actions, and individual discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under federal, state, and local laws.

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court
    • Southern District of New York
    • Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Seventh Circuit

Education

  • Albany Law School – J.D.
  • University at Albany – B.A.

    Speaking Engagements

    • Live CLE, Next Stop on the Pineapple Express: Cannabis Workplace Policies” reviews the amendments by the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, (“MRTA”) to the New York Labor Law, WestEd/Thomas Reuters, January 2022
    Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360