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Michael A. Giarratano

Associate
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-0404
F 631-247-0417
Michael.Giarratano@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Michael A. Giarratano is an Associate in the Melville, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on preparing affirmative action plans for federal contractors and defending federal contractors in audits by the United States Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.

While attending law school, Mr. Giarratano was a member of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.

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Fired University Tennis Director Accused of Sexual Misconduct of Student-Athlete Allowed to Pursue his Gender Discrimination claims against the University
August 28, 2019

The obligations of educational institutions were elevated even higher in a recent ruling by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which held “When universities design and implement polices to ensure the security of their students, they facilitate their sacred mission of educating the next generation.  But when they distort and deviate from Read More

Older Employee Let Go in Reduction in Force Can Proceed to Trial on ADEA Claim
May 16, 2019

An employer’s retention of a younger, less-qualified employee instead of the older, more experienced employee, who was terminated during the Company’s reduction in force, can give rise to liability under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”), according to a recent decision by the United States District Court for the Southern D Read More

Employer’s Misleading Statements Allow FMLA Claim to Survive Motion to Dismiss
December 21, 2018

The U.S. District Court in Wisconsin recently held in Reif v. Assisted Living by Hillcrest LLC d/b/a Brillion West Haven, that misleading statements by an employer regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) can give rise to an FMLA interference claim, even before an employee is eligible for leave. Read More