Nancy Gunzenhauser Popper is an associate in the employment, labour and workforce management practice in the New York office of Epstein Becker & Green.
Ms Popper advises employers in all facets of the employment relationship, from pre-employment considerations and hiring to terminations and post-employment restrictions, including auditing employers’ employment policies, procedures and handbooks to ensure compliance with applicable laws and best practices, and preparing employment, consulting and separation agreements. She counsels clients on compliance with equal employment opportunity laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, worker classification issues, and other federal, state and local statutes governing the workplace.
Ms Popper also assists in defending clients in labour and employment-related litigation in a broad array of matters, such as discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, and wage and hour disputes. Within the workplace, she conducts training seminars on a variety of topics for employees, managers and human resources personnel.
Prior to joining Epstein Becker & Green, Ms Popper worked as an intern in the law department of the Kings County Supreme Court, the employment law department of one the world’s largest professional services, risk management, and insurance brokerage firms, and the Social Security Administration, among other positions.