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  • Heather A. Giambra, Esq.

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    Ms. Giambra represents public and private sector employers in a variety of labor and employment matters in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Her traditional labor practice includes collective bargaining, contract administration, arbitration hearings and representation of employers before the National Labor Relations Board and the Public Employment Relations Board. She also represents employers in litigation involving, among other statutes, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the National Labor Relations Act, the New York State Taylor Law, the New York State Human Rights Law and New York State Labor Laws. Ms. Giambra provides day-to-day counseling and advice, and training on labor and employment related issues.

    Practice Areas

    • Employment Law
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Labor Law
    • Litigation

    Education

    • J.D., cum laude, University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York
    • B.A., cum laude, State University of New York at Fredonia, B.A.

    Admissions

    • New York State Bar - 2004
    • United States District Court for the Western District of New York - 2004
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York - 2005

    Memberships

    • Erie County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section - Chairperson (2011-2012)
    • Women's Bar Association of Western New York
    • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
    • Organization of Public Employer Negotiators

    Publications and Articles

    Author, NYSBA Labor and Employment Law Journal "A Primer on Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 and Its Implementing Regulations"

    Community Service

    • Kevin Guest House - Affaire of the Heart Fundraising Committee - 2008-present