Susan M. Corcoran: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Susan M. Corcoran

Principal
White Plains,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone914-872-6871

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • Disability
  • Leave and Health Management
  • General Employment Litigation
 
University Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, B.S.I.L.R., 1985
 
Law SchoolPace University School of Law, J.D., 1990
 
Admitted1990, Connecticut and New York; U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of New York
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Activities

National Association of Women Lawyers
New York State Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management
SUNY Purchase, College Council Member
Westchester Women's Bar Association
Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
Lorman Education Services' Human Resources Certification Program, National Advisory Board

 
Born1963
 
Biography

Susan M. Corcoran is a Principal in the White Plains, New York, office of Jackson Lewis, P.C. Ms. Corcoran is a seasoned employment counselor and litigator and is often thought of as the “go to” person on national workplace law issues for her clients.

She is one of the leaders of the firm's Background Check Resource Group, and serves as a resource on fair credit reporting act issues, as well as “ban the box” strategies. She taught a graduate employment law class for many years at Manhattanville College and frequently speaks before different groups on a variety of workplace law issues. She had recently served two terms as NYS SHRM Legislative Director, successfully participating in lobbying efforts to overturn New York's annual WTPA notice requirement.

Within Jackson Lewis, she has been a leader in the firm's diversity initiatives by acting as co-chair of its Women's Interest Network (“WIN”).

Ms. Corcoran is passionate about community service and her pro bono work.

Honors and Recognitions

•New York State Bar Association, highest Pro Bono Service Award (2014)
•Pro Bono Partnership, Distinguished Service Award, Volunteer of the Decade (2008)
•Pro Bono Partnership, Outstanding Volunteer Award (2003)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Family Services of Westchester, Board Member
•Pro Bono Partnership

Published Works

• Domestic Violence In The Workplace Revisited, NYSBA Employment and Labor Law Section Fall Meeting (September 2007) [Author]
• Starting the Year off Right, Hudson Valley Business Journal (January 2007) [Co-Author]
• FACT Act Eliminates Need for Prior Consent When Third Parties Conduct Workplace Investigations, New York State Employment and Labor Law Section Newsletter (Spring 2004) [Author]
• Domestic Violence in the Workplace, New York State Employment and Labor Law Section Newsletter (November 2002) [Author]

Publications

December 22, 2015

Philadelphia Expands Ban-the-Box Legislation

December 22, 2015

Amendments to Philadelphia's “Ban the Box” legislation, the Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards, were signed into law by Mayor Michael Nutter on December 15, 2015. The amendments to Philadelphia's ordinance, which take effect on March 14, 2016, expand the reach of existing law to more businesses. They also

December 21, 2015

New Jersey Issues New Ban-the-Box Regulations

December 21, 2015

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has adopted regulations for the Opportunity to Compete Act, the state Ban-the-Box Law, clarifying many questions, including the Act's impact on businesses with multistate operations.The new regulations discuss form applications, the scope of the Act's

November 30, 2015

New York State Clarifies Rights of Working Mothers

November 30, 2015

New York State has amended its Public Health Law through enactment of two pieces of legislation relating to breastfeeding and expression of breast milk. The legislation includes specific provisions applicable to employers.The first of the two bills, effective immediately, establishes the right to breastfeed a baby at an employee

In the News

August 17, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 17, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective

March 20, 2015

Westfair Communications

Susan Corcoran Spotlighted for Pro Bono Work

March 20, 2015

Susan Corcoran is featured for her extensive pro bono work in Westfair Communication's Pro Bono Partnership looks after nonprofits. View Article (subscription may be required)

February 19, 2015

Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Shareholder Susan Corcoran Honored with NYSBA Pro Bono Award

February 19, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, NY (February 19, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce White Plains Shareholder Susan M. Corcoran has been honored as a Distinguished 2014 Empire State Counsel by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) for her extraordinary pro

 
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New Jersey Issues New Ban-the-Box Regulations
Beth L. Braddock,Susan M. Corcoran,James M. McDonnell, January 5, 2016
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has adopted regulations for the Opportunity to Compete Act, the state Ban-the-Box Law, clarifying many questions, including the Act’s impact on businesses with multistate operations.

Philadelphia Expands Ban-the-Box Legislation
Susan M. Corcoran,Richard I. Greenberg,Timothy M. McCarthy,Stephanie J. Peet, January 5, 2016
Amendments to Philadelphia’s “Ban the Box” legislation, the Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards, were signed into law by Mayor Michael Nutter on December 15, 2015. The amendments to Philadelphia’s ordinance, which take effect on March 14, 2016, expand the reach of...

New York State Clarifies Rights of Working Mothers
Susan M. Corcoran,Richard I. Greenberg,Daniel J. Jacobs,Christopher M. Valentino, December 7, 2015
New York State has amended its Public Health Law through enactment of two pieces of legislation relating to breastfeeding and expression of breast milk. The legislation includes specific provisions applicable to employers.

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Susan M. Corcoran

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
White PlainsNY 10601




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