Susan Ritz

Susan Ritz: Attorney with Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP (3 Attorneys)
  • 1 Liberty Plz., 165 Broadway FL 23, New York, NY 10006-1404
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Biography

Order of the Coif; AV (preeminent) rated Martindale Hubbell; Listed in: Best Lawyers in America, 1995-present; New York Super Lawyers - Metro, 2006-present; Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Women Lawyers, 2011 (inaugural year)-present; Fellow, Member, Litigation Counsel of America. Recent Publications and Speaking Engagements: “Religious Accommodations in the Workplace,” American Bar Association 12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference November 2018; Speaker “Cases Relating to Hypothetical Scenarios for Religious Accommodations in the Workplace,” American Bar Association 12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference November 2018; Author “An Overview of Best Practices for Investigating, Preventing and Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace,” Sexual Harassment & the Law, A Call to Action for Lawyers in the Era of #MeToo June 2018; Speaker “Issues in Internal Investigations,” co-authored with Jonathan Ben-Asher, Sexual Harassment & the Law, A Call to Action for Lawyers in the Era of #MeToo June 2018; Author Practising Law Institute: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation June 2018; Co-Chair “Leaves of Absence & Reasonable Accommodations,” The 4th Annual Employment Law Institute, New York City Bar Association, March 2018; Speaker Artificial Intelligence, Robots and What this Means for the American Work Force, Semi-Annual Dinner Meeting of the Second Circuit of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers November 2017; Panelist “New Protections For Whistleblowers At Non-Profits,” Practising Law Institute: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation June 2017; Author “Ethical Considerations – Knotty Issues in Employment Discrimination Cases,” Practising Law Institute: Employment Discrimination Law & Litigation June 2017; Speaker

Areas of Practice (36)

  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Covenants Not To Compete
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Arbitration
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Mediation
  • Employment Rights
  • Employment Termination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Executive Employment Law
  • Executive Severance Contracts
  • Executive Transfers
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
347-918-4357  Phone
212-321-7075  Phone
212-321-7078  Fax
www.rcbalaw.com
University Attended:
Brown University, B.A., with Honors
Law School Attended:
New York University, J.D., cum laude
Year of First Admission:
1984
Admission:
1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1985, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1984, New York; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
New York City Bar Association; New York State Bar Association; National Employment Lawyers Association/NY.
Reported Cases:
Geller v. Branic Int'l Realty Corp., 212 F.3d 734 (2d Cir. 2000); Ciaramella v. Reader's Digest Association, 131 F.3d 320 (2d Cir. 1997); Barr v. BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., 62 A.D.3d 820 (2d Dept. 2009); Shane v. Tokai Bank, 1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16000 (S.D.N.Y. October 15, 1997); Wright v. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11287, 71 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 902 (S.D.N.Y. August 7, 1996); Steadman v. Sinclair, 1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6619 (S.D.N.Y. May 13, 1996); Irizarry v. 120 West 70th Owners Corp., 1986 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22849 (S.D.N.Y. July 14, 1986).
ISLN:
900447455

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