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Heather S. Berman, ESQ.

Associate

Heather S. Berman focuses her practice on the defense of management in all stages of employment and labor law litigation in both state and federal court. Ms. Berman defends litigation brought under federal employment discrimination statutes such as Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FMLA, and New Jersey equivalents including the LAD, CEPA and the FLA. In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Berman counsels employers on employee handbooks, policies, performance improvement plans, disciplinary materials and separation agreements and releases. Prior to joining NFC, Ms. Berman spent over four years as a human resources professional and compliance officer for a private sector investment firm. Prior to that, she worked as an HR Associate at Ambrose Employer Group, a professional employer organization. Her years of experience in the corporate world as an HR professional bring a unique perspective to her practice.

Listed in Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” Employment & Labor 2014
2017-2020

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Professional Experience
Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, New York, NY Law Student Intern 2011-2012
Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, New York, NY Summer Associate 2011
Paulson & Co. Inc., New York, NY Compliance Officer & HR Coordinator 2008-2010
Paulson & Co. Inc., New York, NY Junior Compliance Officer & HR Coordinator 2006-2007
Ambrose Employer Group, LLC, New York, NY Human Resources Associate 2004-2006

 

Fordham University School of Law J.D. 2012
Cornell University B.S. School of Industrial and Labor Relations 2004

State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
State of New York
Awards & Honors
Listed in Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” Employment & Labor 2014
2017-2020

The Super Lawyers® list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Professional Experience
Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, New York, NY Law Student Intern 2011-2012
Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP, New York, NY Summer Associate 2011
Paulson & Co. Inc., New York, NY Compliance Officer & HR Coordinator 2008-2010
Paulson & Co. Inc., New York, NY Junior Compliance Officer & HR Coordinator 2006-2007
Ambrose Employer Group, LLC, New York, NY Human Resources Associate 2004-2006
Law Education
Fordham University School of Law J.D. 2012
Undergraduate Education
Cornell University B.S. School of Industrial and Labor Relations 2004
Bar Admissions
State of New Jersey
United States District Court – District of New Jersey
State of New York

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