Penny Ann Lieberman: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Penny Ann Lieberman

White Plains,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone(914) 872-8060

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Practice Areas

  • General Employment Litigation
  • Management and Employee Training
  • Wage and Hour
  • Reductions in Force
  • WARN Act
University State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1982, Pi Sigma Alpha
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Admitted1986, New York; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of New York

Bar & Professional Association Memberships
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Human Resources Association of New York
Society for Human Resource Management


Penny Ann Lieberman is a Shareholder in the White Plains, New York office. She received a Bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1982 and a Juris Doctor degree from the Boston University School of Law in 1985. Ms. Lieberman is admitted to practice in the following jurisdictions: United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals, Second and Sixth Circuits; United States District Court, Southern District of New York; United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; United States District Court, Western District of New York; and United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Since joining the Firm in 1988, Ms. Lieberman has devoted her time to representing and advising management in the for profit and not-for-profit sectors in a wide variety of employment matters with an emphasis on complex reductions-in-force, restructuring and corporate transactions, wage and hour and independent contractors. She is an active member in the Firm's Reduction-in-Force practice. This group consists of experienced Jackson Lewis attorneys through the country who use an interdisciplinary approach to providing advice and counsel on the cutting edge of the reduction-in-force and workplace reorganizations employees face today. She regularly counsels on compliance with WARN and state plant closing laws, group terminations, disability management, sexual harassment and other types of discrimination, wage and hour, independent contractors, developing personnel policies and effective employee handbooks. She also litigates before administrative agencies and state and federal courts employment claims on behalf of management, including all types of employment discrimination claims, wage-hour claims, wrongful discharge and related tort and contract claims, independent contractor claims and audits and benefits claims under ERISA. She has appeared before the United States DOL, the New York State DOL and various state departments of labor throughout the country in the defense of a broad variety of cases, representing clients in manufacturing, wholesale, retail, not-for-profit, for profit, and service industries.

In addition, Ms. Lieberman works closely with clients in developing and conducting supervisory training programs relating to various issues such as worker classification issues, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wage-hour, lawful interviewing and discharge tactics, and handling disability-related issues. Ms. Lieberman has authored several articles and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the American Lawyer and various employment law-related publications. She frequently conducts seminars and workshops on worker misclassifications reductions-in-force, avoiding discrimination and harassment in the workplace, employee handbooks and wage and hour topics.

Ms. Lieberman is active in various community and charitable organizations.

Published Works

Books At Will Termination in New York.
Federal Publications, Inc., 1986. [Author]


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Employers’ Reliance on Exception from Federal WARN Act 60-Day Advance-Notice Mandate to be Decided at Trial
Penny Ann Lieberman, March 30, 2015
While the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”) includes an “unforeseeable business circumstances” exception permitting an employer to provide fewer than 60 days’ notice of a plant closing or mass layoff, reliance on that exception can be risky....
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Penny Ann Lieberman

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
White PlainsNY 10601


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