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Amory W. McAndrew

Associate

Overview

Amory McAndrew is an employment lawyer and commercial litigator recently named a “Woman Worth Watching” for her professional and community achievements.

Amory counsels employers in best practices on employment law matters, including reviewing and drafting employee handbooks and policies, hiring and termination, compliance with wage and hour laws, assessing employee accommodation requests to ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and preventing discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. She also investigates internal reports of discrimination and harassment.  In addition, Amory represents executives in negotiating employment and separation agreements.

Drawing on her experience as a private company director and businesswoman, Amory represents large, small and startup businesses.  She is currently acting as the primary outside counsel for a technology consulting firm, and she often advises clients in the retail and fashion industries.

As a commercial litigator, Amory is trial counsel for a medical devices company in a proxy contest.  She has handled securities and other business and employment cases.

Amory is spearheading the firm’s women’s initiative, developing strategies to further HNRK’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.  She is also plays an active role in several community philanthropic organizations.

Before joining Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, Amory was an associate in the commercial litigation practice of Howrey LLP.

Leadership

­   Tervis Tumbler, Board of Directors, Audit Committee

­   Frick Collection, Young Fellows Steering Committee

­   Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Associate’s Committee

­   New York Presbyterian Hospital, Pediatric Support Committee

Experience

Experience

Represented a medical device biotherapeutic company in the Eastern District of New York and the Delaware Chancery Court concerning change of control issues

Represented global health services company regarding employment discrimination and retaliation claims in federal court in New York.

Conducted workplace investigations into allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination for private employers.

Counseled private employers regarding litigation avoidance while terminating the employment of executives who are members of protected classes.

Provides ongoing employment law counseling to avoid litigation and assists clients with updating and drafting policies.

Drafts and negotiates a wide variety of agreements on behalf of a large, multistate performing rights organization, asset management and investment companies, and law firms.

Represented employers in front of the New York Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.

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Admissions

Admissions

  • Bar of the State of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Education

Brown University (B.A. 2003)

Boston University (J.D. 2006)

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