Rory J. McEvoy: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Rory J. McEvoy

New York,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Educational Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications
University Fordham University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1977
AdmittedNew York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Rory is the Chair of Edwards Wildman's Labor & Employment Practice Group. He has practiced in the area of labor and employment law since 1977. Rory handles a wide variety of labor and employment law matters. He represents employers in federal and state court proceedings in all phases of employment litigation. Rory also represents employers in arbitrations, unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the NLRB, contract negotiations, and discrimination complaints before federal and state agencies.

Rory's clients include a number of large metropolitan hospitals and health care systems, several banks, entertainment industry companies, a large charitable religious organization and social service agencies.
• Rory has represented employers in both federal and state court actions involving claims of wrongful termination, breach of contract, and age, sex, race and disability discrimination.

•He also has counseled employers regarding a variety of employment issues, including sexual harassment policies, procedures and training, employee discipline and compliance with federal and state civil rights laws.

Before Edwards Wildman

After than fifteen years in private practice, the last six years of which were at Proskauer Rose, Rory founded the labor and employment law boutique firm of Marshall & McEvoy in 1992, which he and his partner brought to the Firm's New York office in 2004.


Age Discrimination Claim Dismissed Against Hospital

Edwards Wildman New York-based Labor & Employment lawyers obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client, a hospital, dismissing the plaintiff's claims for age discrimination and retaliation in September 2012 in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Summary Judgment Granted to Hospital in Employee Discrimination Case

In February 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a grant of summary judgment to our firm's client, a major hospital, dismissing plaintiff's claims for disability discrimination, retaliation, and violations of the Family and Medical Leave and Equal Pay acts.

Healthcare Update: DOL Extends Minimum Wage and Overtime Protection to In-Home Health Care Workers Insurance & Reinsurance Blog
September 24, 2013
DOL Extends Minimum Wage and Overtime Protection to In-Home Health Care Workers Healthcare Law
September 24, 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - DOL Extends Minimum Wage and Overtime Protection to In-Home Health Care Workers
September 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Second Circuit Rules that the FLSA Does Not Bar Enforcement of Class Action Waivers: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP
August 2013
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory: EEOC Updates Policy On Employer's Use Of Arrest And Conviction Records
May 2012
Edwards Wildman Client Advisory - Employers Should Prepare Now For NLRB's New “Ambush Election” Rule
February 2012
Labor and Employment Bulletin - Winter 2005
January 2005

Edwards Wildman's Rory McEvoy Discusses the Hospital-Union Relationship in Becker's Hospital Review
July 12, 2013
Edwards Wildman's Healthcare Practice Hosts Successful Breakfast Program with BOA and Schwartz Center in NY
February 14, 2013


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Rory J. McEvoy

750 Lexington Avenue
New YorkNY 10022-1200


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