Sheryl is an experienced employment lawyer who represents both employers and employees. She advises clients on federal, state and local leave laws, negotiates and drafts employment, severance and non-competition agreements, drafts employee handbooks and helps clients develop and implement employment policies. Sheryl conducts training on sexual harassment prevention for law firms, nonprofits and commercial entities, conducts internal investigations of discrimination and harassment claims, and counsels clients on a wide range of employment law and compliance matters.
As an active member of the New York State Bar Association, Sheryl is the author of “Preventing and Handling Sexual Harassment at Law Firms, NYSBA Journal (January/February 2019) and Know New York State’s New Paid Family Leave Benefits Law, NYSBA Journal (May 2017). She is Chair-Elect of the Women in Law Section and a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor & Employment Law Section. Sheryl has moderated panels and presented continuing legal education courses on employment law and professional practice.
Earlier in her career, Sheryl handled the litigation, arbitration and mediation of commercial and employment law disputes for domestic and international clients of prominent New York law firms. She is admitted to the bar in New York State and the Southern and Eastern Districts of the U.S. District Court.
Sheryl is a 1993 graduate of the Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. She received her B.A. from Columbia University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She is Chair of the NYSBA’s Women in Law Section and a member of the Executive Committee of NYSBA’s Labor & Employment Law Section.