Susan Gross Sholinsky is a shareholder in the employment, labour and workforce management practice in the New York office of Epstein Becker & Green. She counsels clients on a variety of matters, in a practical and straightforward manner, with an eye towards reducing the possibility of employment-related claims.
Ms Sholinsky counsels multinational companies on the unique labour and employment issues they face. Day to day, she counsels employers on avoiding disputes on matters stemming from employee discipline, leaves of absence and accommodation requests, reorganisations and termination of employment (including voluntary and involuntary reductions in force).
Ms Sholinsky also drafts various agreements for clients, and develops and audits employers’ policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local law and best practices. Ms Sholinsky also conducts workplace training seminars for employees, managers and human resources personnel in a variety of industries, and conducts investigations into alleged wrongdoing.
In 2019, Ms Sholinsky was recommended by The Legal 500 United States in the area of workplace and employment counselling. Within the firm, Ms Sholinsky serves as vice chair of the National Employment, Labour and Workforce Management Steering Committee and of the Diversity and Professional Development Committee. She also serves as New York co-chair of 2020 Women on Boards: Global Conversation on Board Diversity (2020WOB), a campaign to increase the number of women board directors. She also serves on the adjunct faculty of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labour Relations, where she teaches courses concerning human resources and the law. Ms Sholinsky frequently speaks on employment law topics and authors numerous publications on the subject.