- Labor and Employment
- Labor and Employment Litigation
|University ||LeMoyne College, B.A., cum laude, 2001|
|Law School||Fordham University, J.D., cum laude, 2006|
|Admitted||2006, District of Columbia; 2007, New York; New Jersey; United States District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of New York; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
Sean Kirby is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's New York Office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Kirby has experience representing management in a variety of employment-based matters in both judicial and arbitral forums, including disputes relating to discrimination and harassment allegations, breach of restrictive covenants and employment agreements, and wrongful termination. Mr. Kirby also counsels employers on labor and employment issues, including wage and hour matters, personnel policies and internal investigations.
Mr. Kirby also has experience representing clients in a variety of general commercial and financial disputes including breach of contract, securities and accounting fraud. In addition, Mr. Kirby has experience representing clients in disputes over copyright and trademark infringements.
•Rising Star, Employment & Labor, Super Lawyers, 2011-2013
•Selected, Top 40 Labor & Employment Lawyers Under 40 in the State of New York, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013 and 2014
Interned for the Honorable Kevin T. Duffy, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
New York City Amends Its Human Rights Law to Extend Protection to Interns
Sean J. Kirby, May 23, 2014
On April 15, 2014, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law an amendment to the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) extending the protections from discrimination and harassment contained in the NYCHRL to both paid and unpaid interns. The amendment goes into effect on...
United States Supreme Court Holds That Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Extends to Employees of Private Companies Who Are Contractors or Subcontractors for Covered Public Companies
Sean J. Kirby,John P. Stigi, March 17, 2014
In Lawson v. FMR, LLC, No. 12-3, 2014 WL 813701 (U.S. Mar. 4, 2014), the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 6-3 decision reversing the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, held that the whistleblower protection provision in Section 806 of Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C....
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