Allison J. Vogel

Allison Vogel

Allison J. Vogel represents management exclusively in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour claims, and employment-related torts. Ms. Vogel defends employers in state and federal court and before administrative agencies. In addition to performing all phases of employment litigation, Ms. Vogel regularly counsels employers on a wide […]

Kristine V. Ryan

Kris Ryan-S

Ms. Ryan joined Nukk-Freeman & Cerra in 2007, bringing extensive experience litigating complex matters in state and federal court both in and outside the tri-state area. Through her prior firm, Ms. Ryan was seconded to a large pharmaceutical company, providing in-house assistance on a variety of transactional and litigation matters. She has experience negotiating and […]

Kirsten McCaw Grossman

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Kirsten McCaw Grossman leads our Restrictive Covenant practice group and is an employment litigator with 20 years of experience. Ms. Grossman represents management clients exclusively in disputes before state and federal courts, FINRA (formerly NASD) and AAA arbitration proceedings, and administrative agencies (including state and federal EEO agencies and the Department of Labor). Additionally, Ms. […]

Nivritha C. Ketty

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Nivritha (“Nivi”) Ketty has both law firm and in-house experience in employment law for clients spanning a range of industries. Prior to joining NFC, Ms. Ketty was Associate General Counsel, Employment Law for a major medical center, and was responsible for providing legal advice and counsel regarding compliance with employment and labor laws, including FMLA, […]

Robin H. Rome

Robin Rome-S

Robin H. Rome is a seasoned practitioner with both law firm and in- house experience. With over 25 years as a litigator, she is skilled defending companies and management in all types of employment and commercial cases, including claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, and state law violations. She practices in […]

Rachel M. Manne

Rachel Manne-S

Rachel Manne has expertise in counseling employers on a broad range of employment law issues. She regularly partners with clients to assist in making key decisions relating to workplace issues. As part of her practice, Ms. Manne regularly drafts and advises on employer policies, handbooks, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and separation agreements relying upon her […]

Phillip J. Lipari

Phillip Lipari-S

Phillip J. Lipari assists businesses – from small companies to Fortune 100 corporations – in all aspects of employment law including investigations, litigation, counseling, and employee training. Phill is a leader in the Firm’s investigations practice, having significant experience acting as an investigator into employee complaints in the areas of discrimination, harassment, bullying, whistleblowing, and […]

Kerrie R. Heslin

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Kerrie R. Heslin has an expertise in employment and labor matters for management. Ms. Heslin devotes a majority of her practice to the litigation of employment matters involving discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, wage and hour and benefits issues on behalf of employers. She handles counseling and litigation involving workforce reductions, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, FLSA HIPAA […]

Stacy L. Fode

Stacy L. Fode focuses her practice on employment litigation and advisement and business litigation. She specializes in representing business clients in all aspects of employment law including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistle blower, employment agreement and trade secret disputes, and wage and hour matters, including class actions and PAGA matters. Stacy’s clients have included […]

Holly English

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Holly English is a seasoned practitioner who is the co-head of the Firm’s Counseling Department. She has counseled hundreds of clients through complex counseling issues to reach desired results while keeping legal risks low. In that capacity, she regularly counsels  management on issues such as hiring, wage and hour, leaves of absence, severance and employment […]