Gregory S. Lisi is Head of the Firm’s Employment and Labor practice group, concentrating in labor and employment law, sexual harassment and discrimination law, overtime and wage law, labor relations, management/union issues, business immigration and naturalization law, corporate law, commercial transaction law, and real estate law. He has represented defendants, plaintiffs, publicly traded and private companies, trade groups and associations, the United States Government, and New York State government entities.
Mr. Lisi was a contributing author to the treatise Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in the Work Place by Solotoff and Kramer published by Law Journal Press. He also authored a note published in the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal entitled, Intracircuit Nonacquiescence by the INS, 5 G.I.L.J. 325 (1991). Further, Mr. Lisi has lectured extensively on Labor and Employment, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wage and Hour, Equal Employment Law, Labor Relations, Immigration, and Federal Litigation topics.
Mr. Lisi is a former Regional Counsel of the United States Customs Service, where he defended the United States Government before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as in labor/union matters. Mr. Lisi is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Bar Association. In 2019, he was elected Vice President.
Mr. Lisi has practiced before the Federal Courts including the United States Supreme Court, the 2nd and D.C. Circuits, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State and Nassau County Divisions of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the National Labor Relations Board, the National Mediation Board, labor and corporate arbitrations and mediations, and the Courts of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties.
Among the professional honors Mr. Lisi has received are: New York Super Lawyers; Long Island’s Top Legal Eagle; Who’s Who in Labor Law; Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award; Pro Bono Attorney of the Year; Access to Justice Champion; Pro Bono Attorney of the Month, and Nassau County Bar Association Distinguished Professional Achievement in Labor & Employment Law.