Katherin Nukk-Freeman

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Katherin Nukk-Freeman is the co-founder of Nukk-Freeman & Cerra PC. Leveraging more than 20 years of success as a trusted advisor to corporate leaders, Katherin enables companies to proactively address and effectively manage workplace issues related to harassment and discrimination complaints, unconscious bias, disability and leave law, wage and hour disputes, social media risks, staff […]

Suzanne M. Cerra

Suzanne Cerra

Suzanne M. Cerra has devoted her legal career to representing employers in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination matters. She also has extensive experience in matters involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants and the protection of trade secrets and confidential information. Ms. Cerra has represented hundreds of clients in […]

Ryan S. Carlson

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Ryan S. Carlson focuses his practice on representing management in employment litigation matters in federal and state courts through trial with an emphasis in defending claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, whistle-blowing, and the enforcement of restrictive covenants.  Ryan also defends clients in administrative proceedings before the Equal Opportunity Employment […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jesse Grasty

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Jesse Grasty has extensive experience litigating and counseling complex labor and employment matters in federal and state courts and before federal, state and local agencies. Jesse has dedicated his legal career to litigating claims under, and providing legal advice and counsel regarding compliance with, labor and employment laws including Title VII, ADA, FLSA, and FMLA. […]

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 […]

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, Nivi 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, ADA, […]

Phillip J. Lipari

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Phillip J. Lipari assists businesses – from small companies to Fortune 100 corporations – in all aspects of employment law, including by conducting internal investigations, delivering training presentations, providing day-to-day counseling, and representing companies in litigation. Phill is a leader in the Firm’s investigations practice, having significant experience acting as an investigator into employee complaints […]

Rachel M. Manne

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Rachel M. Manne co-leads the Firm’s Counseling Practice Group and Training and Development Practice Group. Rachel has extensive expertise in partnering with employers on a broad range of employment law issues. She regularly advises on employer policies, hiring, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, leaves of absences, performance management and terminations, relying upon her deep experience and […]