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

Susan M. Corcoran

Shareholder
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 Womens 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 Shareholder 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

July 2, 2015

New York City Enacts Ban-the-Box Legislation

July 2, 2015

New York City has adopted an ordinance restricting when employer inquiries about applicants' criminal histories may be made during the application process and imposing significant obligations on employers who intend to take action based on such information.The Fair Chance Act ordinance will become effective on October...

June 11, 2015

New York City Council Passes Ban-the-Box Legislation

June 11, 2015

Joining many other jurisdictions, the New York City Council has passed the Fair Chance Act, an ordinance restricting when employer inquiries about applicants' criminal histories may be made during the application process and imposing significant obligations on employers who intend to take action based on such information. ...

May 11, 2015

New York City Limits Employers' Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees

May 11, 2015

New York City legislation prohibiting employers generally from requesting or using the consumer credit histories of applicants or employees for employment purposes, or otherwise discriminating against applicants or employees with respect to hiring, compensation, or the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment based on their...

In the News

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...

June 19, 2014 Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis Three-Peats As A WILEF Gold Standard Firm

June 19, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, NY (June 19, 2014) -- Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce the firm has again been certified as a “Gold Standard Firm” by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF.) This is the third consecutive year Jackson Lewis has achieved...

 
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New York City Enacts Ban-the-Box Legislation
Ellen M. Bandel,Susan M. Corcoran,Richard I. Greenberg,Daniel J. Jacobs,Christopher M. Valentino, July 10, 2015
New York City has adopted an ordinance restricting when employer inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories may be made during the application process and imposing significant obligations on employers who intend to take action based on such information.

New York City Council Passes Ban-the-Box Legislation
Ellen M. Bandel,Susan M. Corcoran,Richard I. Greenberg,Daniel J. Jacobs,Christopher M. Valentino, June 18, 2015
Joining many other jurisdictions, the New York City Council has passed the Fair Chance Act, an ordinance restricting when employer inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories may be made during the application process and imposing significant obligations on employers who intend to take...

New York City Limits Employers’ Use of Credit Information of Applicants, Employees
Susan M. Corcoran,Richard I. Greenberg,David S. Greenhaus,Daniel J. Jacobs, May 15, 2015
The “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act” amends the City Human Rights Law and defines “consumer credit history” to include written and other information obtained through credit reports or credit scores, or other information obtained directly from the applicant or...

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Susan M. Corcoran

44 South Broadway, 14th Floor
White PlainsNY 10601




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