Dana A. Brady is an Associate in the Sills Cummis & Gross Employment and Labor Practice Group. Ms. Brady represents clients in employment-related litigation on a broad array of matters, including claims of discrimination, sexual harassment and hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and wage and hour claims, among others, in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies.
Her employment litigation practice focuses on representing management in single and multi-plaintiff cases in the areas of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge and other employment-related litigation, including claims of sexual harassment, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, race, retaliation, family leave laws, restrictive covenants and contract disputes.
Ms. Brady also advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including avoidance of litigation, family and medical leave eligibility, disability accommodations, employee discipline and termination, employment contracts and separation agreements, wage and hour compliance, internal investigations, layoffs, reductions in force, and compliance with federal, state, and local statutes.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Brady
served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph A. Dickson, United States Magistrate
Judge for the District of New Jersey. During her clerkship, Ms.
Brady assisted in all aspects of discovery and pretrial matters including
research and drafting of opinions and bench memoranda, dispositive and
discovery motions in civil cases, and detention and discovery motions in
criminal cases. During law school, Ms.
Brady served as a Judicial Intern for the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission (EEOC). She also participated
in Brooklyn Law School’s Employment Law Clinic, where she represented
low-income workers who recently lost their jobs and were having difficulty
getting unemployment benefits. Ms. Brady
was also an active member of Brooklyn Law School’s Labor and Employment Law