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Stacey M. Gray

Stacey Gray, PC

New York, NY, USA

Stacey M. Gray is the principal of Stacey Gray, PC, an employment law firm that represents employers, members of management and employees in state, federal and appellate courts, as well as resolving disputes through  litigation, arbitration, mediation  and negotiations. Gray counsels and  represents management and executives at all stages of an employment dispute, including administrative proceedings, investigations, due diligence, internal grievances and appeals. She negotiates, enforces and cancels employment contracts, bonus pay, fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants for managing directors and executives in the financial industry.

Gray’s representation also includes discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and whistleblower claims in addition to related causes of action.

Gray’s cost-effective skillset helps clients avoid disputes by counseling and training management and employees on workplace policies and practices that are tailored to the size and needs of an organization. The firm advises members of management on a spectrum of city, state and federal laws to ensure their compliance and offers the necessary perspective at the appropriate time.  The firm also is MWBE certified.

She is a regular panelist and coordinator for employment law and diversity programs.

The New York Law Journal has profiled Gray twice about her work. Most recently in 2015, the New York Law Journal awarded her firm an Honorable Mention for its efforts to diversify the legal profession. Previously, the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section selected Gray to be a Diversity Fellow, and the Women’s Venture Fund in New York awarded her firm the Highest Leaf Award.

Gray is an active member of the Federal Bar Council and a long-standing member of its Program Committee which plans Continuing Legal Education programs. In 2014, she also published a paper with the law firm, Jackson Lewis, Developments in Employment Litigation and Arbitration, for the Federal Bar Council. The New State Bar Association published an article she wrote, The Mediation Process: Pre-Mediation Preparation Through Private Caucus Negotiations, in its NY Litigator.

Gray received her law degree from Berkeley Law at the University of California and undergraduate degree from Duke University. This year she served as Co-Chair for her 20th reunion at Duke University. Previously, Gray served as a Board Member for Duke University’s Alumni Association and a member of its Council on Women Studies.


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