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Lauren B. Grassotti

Of Counsel
Long Island

P 631-247-4664
F 631-247-0417
Lauren.Grassotti@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Lauren B. Grassotti is Of Counsel in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Ms. Grassotti represents employers in a broad range of employment law disputes, including those involving wage and hour, discrimination and harassment, retaliation claims, and restrictive covenants. Ms. Grassotti is experienced in all phases of employment law litigation, including pre-litigation investigation and claim assessment, developing litigation strategy, pleadings, discovery, motions, and settlement. She also advises managers and supervisors on compliance with various federal, state and local laws and regulations, and preventive litigation practices, focusing on how to avoid workplace disputes, resolve employee relations problems, and satisfy legitimate employee expectations. 

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Grassotti was Of Counsel in the litigation and employment law practice groups at a firm in Long Island, New York, and a commercial litigation associate in the New York City office of a national law firm.

While attending law school, Ms. Grassotti was a published member of the Saint John’s Law Review. In addition, Ms. Grassotti was the recipient of the Saint Thomas More Full Academic Scholarship and CALI Awards for Excellence in New York Practice, Commercial Transactions, and Contracts.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Long Island Business News, Leadership in Law Award (2016)
  • Long Island Business News, Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services (2017)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

See AllBlog Posts by Lauren B. Grassotti

Failure to Hire Due to “Jewish Blood” May Constitute Race Discrimination Under Title VII
August 2, 2018

A federal magistrate in the Western District of Louisiana has issued what appears to be the first ruling under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that someone who is Jewish may be protected from race discrimination under the statute. In Bonadona v. Read More

New York Court of Appeals Says Plaintiff’s Private Facebook Materials Are Fair Game In Discovery
April 27, 2018

For employers defending discrimination claims in which the plaintiff claims emotional distress, social media accounts are potential treasure troves of evidence of claimant’s feelings, thoughts, and mental impressions. In Forman v. Read More