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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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03/08/2021

Social Media and the Lifecycle of the Attorney/Client Relationship
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03/09/2021

Hot Topics in Right of Publicity Disputes
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03/09/2021

Employer Strategies for When Off-duty Conduct Impacts the Workplace
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03/10/2021

Virtual Litigation – Where We’ve Been, and Where We Are Going
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03/11/2021

Responding Effectively to Conflict, in the Workplace and at Home
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03/12/2021

Everything You Wanted to Know About SPACs But Were Afraid to Ask
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03/15/2021

A Shot in the Arm: The Employment and OSHA Law Implications of COVID-19 Vaccination Programs
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03/15/2021

The Kraken’s Wake: Disciplinary Issues for Lawyers Involved in Voter Fraud Claims and Capitol Insurrection
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03/16/2021

The Dram Shop Act: An Update
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03/16/2021

Teleworking and Re-Opening and Vaccines, Oh My!
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