Ms Lorie Almon > Seyfarth Shaw LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
620 8TH AVENUE
32ND FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10018-1405
United States
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Work Department

Labor and Employment Department; Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group; Complex Discrimination Litigation Practice Group.

Position

Lorie Almon is Co-Managing Partner of the New York office and a member of the National Labor & Employment Department’s Leadership Team. Her practice is focused on employment litigation, with an emphasis on complex litigation, collective and/or class proceedings. She specializes in high-stakes employment litigation, regularly defending Fortune 500 companies and executives in high-stakes legal proceedings. Her considerable trial experience includes jury and bench trials before federal courts, state courts and arbitration panels.

Career

Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (1998-present); Co-Managing Partner, NY Office; Labor & Employment Department Leadership Team; Co-Chair, Wage & Hour Litigation Practice Group; Executive and Compensation Committee Member; Assistant Corporation Counsel, New York City Law Department (1994-1998); New York City’s Legal Rookie of the Year (1995).

Memberships

Member, National Board of Directors, Jumpstart; Member, American Bar Association, Labor & Employment and Litigation Sections.

Education

JD, University of Virginia School of Law (1994), Robert F. Kennedy Award; BA, University of Vermont (1991).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

The L&E disputes team at Seyfarth Shaw LLP fields an impressive number of experienced practitioners. It is regularly engaged by nation-wide companies from a variety of industries to represent them in class and collective actions and the group is noted for its involvement in pay equity and BIPA litigation proceedings. Chicago’s Camille Olson is a well-tried litigator with particular experience in discrimination and harassment matters. Practice head Laura Maechtlen, based in San Francisco, has a similar focus. Gerald Maatman, also in Chicago, has long-standing experience in various class actions. Nancy Rafuse, who joined alongside Stan Hill from Polsinelli PC in August 2018, is a key contact in Atlanta for race and gender discrimination claims. New York’s Gina Merrill is noted for her expertise in wage-and-hour matters, among others. Other highlighted practitioners are Lisa Damon in Boston, Lorie Almon in New York, and the recently promoted Coby Turner in Sacramento as well as Brian Stolzenbach and Ellen McLaughlin in Chicago.