Lindsay Smith Dischley, an attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Labor & Employment Groups, practices in the areas of employment and general commercial litigation as well as civil rights litigation in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. She also represents clients in matters before administrative agencies, including the New York State Division of Human Rights and the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development.
Lindsay’s practice focuses on defending discrimination and harassment claims, wrongful discharge claims, and wage and payment matters. She also handles general tort and contract claims, and defends state entities against federal and state civil rights claims. Lindsay also has experience handling defamation claims.
Lindsay received her J.D. from Fordham University Law School, where she was a member of the Urban Law Journal and the Moot Court Board and participated in the Family Law Clinic. During law school, she also interned for the New York State Division of Human Rights. Lindsay is a summa cum laude graduate of Loyola University Maryland.
Some of Lindsay’s representative matters include:
Social Media and HR: Friends or Foes - Sussex Warren Human Resource Management Association (November 20, 2018)
HRA-SNJ - Conducting Workplace Investigations and Using Modern Tools (May 23, 2018)
Social Media Risk Management for Businesses (February 9, 2018)
Webinar: How Employers Can Prevent and Protect Themselves From Harassment and Discrimination Claims (January 18, 2018)
Employers Breakfast Briefing: How Employers Can Prevent and Protect Themselves From Harassment and Discrimination Claims (December 7, 2017)
GSC-SHRM - Social Media Concerns In Conducting Employee Investigations (October 17, 2017)
Social Media in the Workplace - Legal Trends and Ethical Considerations (June 15, 2017)
25th Annual GSC SHRM Conference (September 26, 2016)
Employment Breakfast Briefing (April 14, 2016)
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Banning Transgender Discrimination (January 2019)
It's High Time for New Jersey Employers to Address Marijuana in the Workplace (August 2018)
How Employers Can Prevent a Budding Workplace Romance from Becoming a Thorn in Their Side (March 2018)
Tips for Employers to Avoid Holiday Party Pitfalls (December 2017)
Sexual Harassment – What Can Employers Do to Protect Themselves and Their Employees? (November 2017)
New York City Employers Can No Longer Inquire as to an Applicant’s Salary History (October 2017)
New York Employers Can Begin Payroll Deductions for Paid Family Leave as of July 1 (June 2017)
New York Minimum Wage Increases Set To Take Effect (October 2016)
UPDATE: EEOC Issues Revised Proposed Equal Pay Data Rule (July 2016)
OSHA Penalties Increase Set for August 1, 2016 (July 2016)
EEOC Proposes to Include Pay Data to EEO-1 for Certain Employers (February 2016)