Leonard S. Spinelli, Esq.

Associate

LS@GreenwaldLLP.com

Focus:  Labor and Employment Law, Employment Litigation, HR Compliance and Consulting

Education:  J.D., Brooklyn Law School (2009); B.A. New York University (2006)

Admissions:  New York, New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey

Len Spinelli represents and counsels employers in a variety of industries on all aspects of labor and employment law that confront businesses and corporate entities daily.  Len’s practice focuses on the defense of businesses in a variety of state and federal litigated matters, including discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment claims, ADA and state-level accommodation claims, whistleblower and retaliation claims, wage and hour and Equal Pay Act claims, family and medical leave claims, among others.  In addition to litigation, Len counsels employers on the day-to-day challenges confronting employers in an effort to prevent litigation, such as workplace policies and investigations, employment agreements, and compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations.  Len also represents employers before various state and federal administrative agencies, such as the EEOC, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights and the New York Division of Human Rights.

Len has extensive litigation experience in New York and New Jersey at state and federal levels, having represented Fortune 500 companies, national banks and small businesses.  Prior to joining Greenwald Doherty, Len served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, where he represented the State of New Jersey, its departments and agencies in myriad employment-related matters.  Len has collaborated with in-house counsel for numerous state agencies, colleges and departments on employment-related issues, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.  Previously, Len worked at a national law firm where he represented national banks and Fortune 500 companies.