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Valerie Ferrier, Esq.

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP



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Valerie K. Ferrier is a Partner and head of MCB’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Ms. Ferrier is an experienced trial attorney, offering advice and counseling to clients to mitigate and manage risk regarding compliance issues, in addition to providing handbook and policy updates, and management and employee training. Ms. Ferrier has experience defending discrimination claims, including those brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the First and Fourteenth Amendments, and the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Her practice includes the defense of wage and hour and misclassification claims, both single plaintiff and class and collective actions, under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law. Ms. Ferrier has successfully defended both state and federal jury and bench trials, and has experience with state and federal appellate practice.

Ms. Ferrier comes to MCB from a boutique Labor & Employment defense firm. Earlier in her career, Ms. Ferrier served as managing partner of the New York office of a commercial defense firm. She also worked for nearly eight years in the in-house law departments of the NYC Transit Authority and the MTA Bus Company, ultimately attaining the position of Executive Agency Counsel.

Ms. Ferrier earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2007 and her B.A. from Simon’s Rock College of Bard. She is admitted to practice in New York, Virginia, and New York federal courts.

 

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11/30/2020

Paying the Piper: PPP and Related COVID and CARES ACT Enforcement
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12/01/2020

Communication Techniques to Overcome Gender Bias in the Legal Profession
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12/01/2020

Force Majeure Lease Provisions and Covid-19 Related Relief: More Power to the Tenants?
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12/01/2020

Helping Diverse Attorneys Thrive: Tips from In-House Counsel and Outside Counsel
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12/02/2020

The World Turned Upside Down: How the Pandemic Has Permanently Transformed the Legal Industry
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12/03/2020

Problems and Challenges in Federal Criminal Trial Practice Resulting From COVID-19
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12/03/2020

Where Can We Be Sued? The Evolving Landscape of Personal Jurisdiction
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12/04/2020

Handling Death Cases in New York
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12/08/2020

Federal Employment Taxes: Civil & Criminal Enforcement Trends
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12/08/2020

Overcoming Fintiv: Obtaining Institution Decisions From the PTAB in This New Age of Discretion
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