Warshaw Burstein LLP | Felicia Ennis
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Attorneys
Felicia  S. Ennis

PRACTICES

Litigation
Employment Litigation

EDUCATION

Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992

Brandeis University, B.A., cum laude, 1989

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Felicia S. Ennis
Partner
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (212) 984-7753
Fax: (212) 972-9150
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Ms. Ennis is an experienced litigator who concentrates her practice on commercial and employment litigation.  Her experience includes state and federal practice, arbitrations, mediations and appeals. Ms. Ennis has represented clients in cases involving discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of contract, retaliation, wage/hour laws, family medical leave laws, wrongful discharge, misappropriation of trades secrets, business/shareholder disputes and partnership dissolutions.  Her experience spans a range of industries, including hospitality, apparel, construction, financial services, government contracting, healthcare, and the not-for-profit sector.

Ms. Ennis evaluates her clients concerns and proposes proactive solutions to assist her clients in various aspects of their businesses, including workplace training, hiring and workplace management practices, compliance with city, state and federal government-mandated employment policies, harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace, disciplinary and termination decisions, privacy issues, medical leaves of absence, accommodation of employee disabilities, employment/separation agreements, employee compensation, and employee classification issues. Ms. Ennis works with clients to develop employment handbooks and to establish policies and procedures that are consistent, able to be followed and compliant with applicable laws and regulations. Ms. Ennis also represents executives in connection with their personal employment relationships, employment contracts, compensation arrangements, restrictive covenants, stock grants, termination issues and disputes with employers and partners.

In the area of commercial litigation, Ms. Ennis represents corporations in structuring business agreements and resolving disputes involving trade secrets, unfair competition, breach of contract, and partnership disputes. Ms. Ennis defends clients in court and before arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies, such as the American Arbitration Association, FINRA, Equal Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights and New York City Commission on Human Rights on issues of employment discrimination, hostile work environment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, WARN, employment, class and collective actions and restrictive covenants.

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York

AWARDS/HONORS

  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law , Law Review, Arts & Entertainment Editor, 1990-1992