During her career, Tracy has tried more than 50 arbitrations to final award. Tracy is skilled in defending employment claims that implicate unique reputational risk, such as claims brought by current employees, SOX and Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims, U5 defamation claims, gender discrimination and hostile work environment claims, and claims arising out of internal investigations, regulatory inquiries and product controversies. Tracy also assists clients with employment matters at their earliest stages, including pre-dispute mediations and charges and complaints brought before the EEOC, OSHA, and similar state agencies.
Tracy developed the firm's national arbitrator database, which contains background information and awards history for more than 3,500 arbitrators throughout the United States. Tracy has broad experience in arbitrator selection strategy and causal challenges of arbitrators, having consulted in the selection strategy for more than 1,000 arbitration panels. Tracy serves as an arbitrator for FINRA, and is a frequent speaker on the subject of securities arbitration. Tracy also serves on the faculty of the prestigious Securities Industry Institute at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
•Employment litigation and arbitration
•Securities litigation and arbitration
Recognition & Leadership
Awards & Accolades
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Securities, 2014-2019
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Dispute Resolution - Securities Litigation - Defense, 2018
•Recognized, Palm Beach Illustrated, Top Lawyers, 2018
•Team Member, a Law360 Florida Powerhouse, 2018
•Selected, National Law Journal, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Champion, 2018
•Listed, South Florida Business Journal, Power Leaders in Law, 2017
•Listed, South Florida Business Journal, Influential Business Women, 2017
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2012-2014
•Team Member, a Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year, 2011 & 2013
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
(Also at Boca Raton Office)
Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, Palm Beach County Bar Association
•Emeritus Member, American Inn of Court, Palm Beach County Chapter
•Member, Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Palm Beach County Chapter
•Member, statewide standing committee on Member Advancement and Placement
•Chair, subcommittee on Law Firm Advancement
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