Sharon Margello represents management in all areas of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination, restrictive covenant, collective actions and wrongful discharge litigation. She co-chairs the Firm’s nationwide Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets practice group. Ms. Margello counsels clients regarding employee discipline and termination of union and non-union employees, and she drafts and reviews severance policies and agreements. She also works with management on the design and implementation of reductions in force. She regularly conducts training programs for management and non-management personnel in the areas of sexual harassment, union avoidance and other employment-related issues.
Ms. Margello has substantial experience in both the public and private sectors in the area of labor relations and employment law. Prior to entering private practice, Sharon worked for five years for the New York City Board of Education, Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining. She also was employed as in-house counsel for The Hertz Corporation, concentrating in the area of employment relations.