Lindsey Blackwell is an Associate in the New York office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment practice group. Ms. Blackwell represents management in federal and state court, arbitral forums, and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and the New York State Division of Human Rights. She has experience handling a full range of employment matters including discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, and wage and hour claims.
Ms. Blackwell also offers preventive counseling and risk management guidance. She routinely advises clients on a wide variety of employment issues, including disability and religious accommodation requests, family and medical leave, terminations, internal investigations, and drafting and enforcement of restrictive covenants. Ms. Blackwell also assists employers with development and maintenance of employee handbooks, personnel policies and workplace conduct training.
During law school, Ms. Blackwell served as a Notes Editor for the Georgia Law Review and interned in the chambers of the Honorable Richard J. Leon, U.S.D.J. in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
New York City Bar Association