Randi B. May represents employers and executives in all aspects of the employment relationship. She focuses on counseling, advice, and litigation avoidance, but will litigate when appropriate and desired.
Randi’s counseling experience on behalf of a broad range of employers includes advice concerning sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation, policies, practices and trainings, workplace investigations, hiring and separation, employee discipline, employee misconduct, restrictive covenants, compensation, wage and hour issues, leaves of absence, and all other federal and New York state laws governing employment. She regularly drafts, updates, and negotiates agreements and policies. Her counseling experience on behalf of executives includes drafting, negotiating, and advising clients concerning executive employment agreements, deferred compensation and equity grants, separation agreements, shareholder agreements and other basic business arrangements, and all forms of restrictive covenants, including forming a competitive business or leaving to join a competitor.
Randi has litigated before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and arbitration panels, including conducting trials and hearings. Her experience includes the defense and prosecution of discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, overtime and wage-and-hour claims, breach of contract, compensation disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, restrictive covenant disputes, and other claims relating to the termination of employment.
Randi has also published articles on New York’s recent sexual harassment law, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the use of BlackBerry mobile devices in the workplace, and has been quoted in the New York Law Journal and Portfolio Media. She recently presented a CLE on the FLSA and on New York’s sexual harassment laws.
Randi has been named an Employment Law "Trailblazer" by the National Law Journal, as well as a "Labor & Employment Star - Northeast" by Benchmark Litigation. She has also penned several publications for Law 360 and the New York Law Journal. Her latest article in the New York Law Journal covers employer considerations on reopening business in the time of COVID-19.
We will provide an update on the FTC’s proposed rule to ban post-employment noncompetes. We will discuss the comments that were made at the public forum on the proposed ban and alternative rules that the FTC has proposed. Finally, we will ...