Stacey Gray PC is a full service employment firm that represents both executives and employers in all employment matters, including in state, federal and appellate courts as well as resolving disputes through arbitration and mediation. The practice represents and counsel clients at all stages of an employment dispute. Her representation includes contractual disputes and negotiations, severance and separation agreements, discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and whistleblower claims in addition to related causes of action. Ms. Gray drafts, negotiates, enforces and cancels employment contracts, bonus pay, fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants. This is a solution oriented employment practice where clients are valued. [Read more]
Contract Negotiations & Review
Severance & Separation Agreements
Discrimination & Retaliation
Startups & Emerging Companies
HR Training & Compliance
STACEY M. GRAY BIO
Stacey M. Gray founded the firm in 1999, and her representation of both sides of a dispute – management and employees – has afforded her unparalleled skills to represent and counsel her clients.
Gray received her law degree from Berkeley Law, University of California at Berkeley, and undergraduate degree from Duke University.
New York [Read more]
CONTRACTS & SEVERANCE AGREEMENTS
This is a solution oriented employment practice, where the first goal is to resolve a dispute amicably, whether she represents an executive or the organization. Gray regularly represents top executives in the financial services industry, as well as those employed at the nation's top corporations and organizations. Her representation includes contractual disputes and negotiations, severance and separation agreements, discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and whistleblower claims in addition to related causes of action. She also drafts, negotiates, enforces and cancels employment contracts, bonus pay, fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants. Gray understands the environment and what is required to succeed on her client's behalf.
DISCRIMINATION, RETALIATION, HARASSMENT & WHISTLEBLOWER
Stacey Gray represents executives, partners and employees who are or have been discriminated and retaliated against or harassed by members of management or peers. She skillfully handles matters involving race, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, equal pay, religion, military status and affiliation, and much more. Gray defends her clients while aiming to protect their reputations and careers. She also represents and advises whistleblowers on a host of issues. Gray thoroughly investigates matters and invests the requisite time to learn about her clients' goals from the outset in an effort to best serve them in the short and long term.
Gray is protective of her clients and takes great pride in their successes. She treats each client with the highest level of respect, confidentiality and commitment.
CORPORATIONS, STARTUPS & ORGANIZATIONS
Stacey Gray PC provides superior representation and counsel to public, privately held and emerging growth companies. The practice is tailored to meet the demands of growing companies at a fraction of the cost associated with staffing full-time attorneys or retaining a large firm to manage their legal affairs.
Clients benefit from having the necessary time and attention dedicated to each matter without having to worry about inefficiencies often found at large firms. Our fees are often less than one would find at larger firms. Gray staffs where appropriate and communicates to ensure that the client’s desired result is achieved.
Gray understands the importance of a company’s financial bottom-line, and is respectful of a client’s legal budget. At all times Gray is committed to being cost-effective and efficient, without sacrificing excellence.
HR TRAINING & COMPLIANCE
Stacey Gray counsels employers regarding their existing policies and practices to ensure compliance with existing city, state and federal laws. This counseling is provided with the highest level of service and confidentiality. The firm will provide training and assist in the creation of employment policies that are consistent with the goals of the company and that adhere to applicable laws. We also tailor “Best Practices” to meet the objectives of the company, and a review process to assist compliance among departments and members of management.
The firm offers on-site training to employers and employees that address diversity issues and harassment prevention. The training, which focuses on frequently litigated issues such as race discrimination, gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and religious accommodation, is tailored to suit the size and purpose of the company.
Stacey Gray PC conducts internal investigations for employers to identify issues as well as the risks associated with any allegation of wrongdoing. Gray possesses a rare perspective that is necessary for a comprehensive investigation, because she has represented both the employer and employee for almost twenty years. Her fact-finding abilities, investigative approach and assessment allow clients to make informed decisions. Gray has the skill-set to immediately gather information and interview the necessary individuals and groups to arrive at a prompt conclusion.
Gray is discrete and remains objective throughout the process, which is essential to producing a well supported assessment about any particular employment matter.