Focus: Employment Discrimination and Harassment, Wage and Hour, Worker Classification, Internal Investigations, Accommodations Requests, Performance Management, and Progressive Discipline.
Education: J.D./M.B.A. Texas Tech University, School of Law (2001), History and Criminology, University of Toronto (1998).
Admissions: New York, US District Courts – Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Shivani Patel joins Greenwald Doherty with several years of litigating employment discrimination and wage and hour claims in federal and state courts. Ms. Patel advises clients on best practices and compliance with respect to wage and hour, worker classification, employment discrimination, and harassment matters. As an experienced HR Director, she provides practical, cost-saving, holistic human resources strategies. Her advice regarding employee complaints, investigations, performance management, and progressive discipline help reduce future employment-related claims. Ms. Patel also drafts employment policies, handbooks, and agreements