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Stephania C. Sanon

Associate
Long Island

P 631-247-4664
F 631-247-0417
Stephania.Sanon@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Stephania C. Sanon is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventative advice and counsel.

She represents employers in a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including claims of discrimination and retaliation brought pursuant to Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as state and local laws prohibiting discrimination.

Ms. Sanon also assists federal contractors in the preparation of affirmative action plans and defends federal contractors in connection with audits by the United States Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

While attending law school, Ms. Sanon was a member of the Florida State University Business Review and served on the Mock Trial Team.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Sanon served as an Attorney in the Equal Employment Opportunity Office of the New York City Fire Department. There, she investigated employee complaints of discrimination and conducted diversity trainings for employees and managers. After graduating from law school, Ms. Sanon clerked for the Honorable Larry D. Martin, New York State Supreme Court, Kings County (Civil Term).

Honors and Recognitions

  • American Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Trial Advocacy Competition, Semi-finalist (2008)
  • Florida State Bar Labor & Employment Law Scholarship (2010)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law
  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services, Tax Law Clinic, Pro Bono Attorney (2013)
  • Centro-Español Benevolent Society, Pro Bono Attorney (2013-2014)

See AllBlog Posts by Stephania C. Sanon

Telecommuting May Not Be A Reasonable Accommodation
July 13, 2017

The Fifth Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit against an employer who denied an employee’s request to telecommute on the grounds that regular attendance at work is an essential function of her job as a litigation attorney.  Credeur v State of Louisiana, 16-CV-30658 (5th Cir. Read More

Pizzeria Settles Discrimination Suit With EEOC For $50,000
July 11, 2017

On June 22, 2017, Antonella’s Restaurant & Pizzeria settled a national origin discrimination lawsuit for $50,000 following allegations of harassment and an alleged directive to speak “English Only” in the workplace. Read More

Business Community Requests Rejection of Revised EEO-1 Report Requiring Disclosure of Pay Data
May 1, 2017

The U.S. Read More

By Stephania C. Sanon and Stephanie Lewis