Tracy Armstrong - New Jersey Employment Law Attorney
Southern District of New York, 2004
New Jersey, 1991
J.D., Seton Hall University Law School, 1991
B.A., Monmouth University, 1988
Tracy Armstrong is a member of the Employment Law team at Wilentz. She has over twenty five years’ experience representing employers across industry sectors in all aspects of federal and state labor and employment law. An experienced litigator, Ms. Armstrong brings strategic insight to both the legal and business ramifications of complex and dynamic statutory and regulatory employment law including: harassment and hostile work environment, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Her numerous appearances before regulatory boards such as the Wage and Hour Board and Department of Unemployment give her a depth of understanding which she brings to bear in making legally sound recommendations, and ensuring her clients are in compliance with all applicable laws.
In addition to the defense of litigated claims, Ms. Armstrong provides advice and guidance in proactive employment counseling, assisting her clients draft and review all types of policies and contracts, allowing them to focus more attentively on their greater business goals and objectives. She has experience and proficiency in the following: employee handbooks, anti-harassment and EEO policies, employment contracts, non-compete agreements and restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements. Ms. Armstrong has also guided her clients thorough the often sensitive and potentially challenging matters of and termination and severance. Her role as Executive Director at her former firm gives Ms. Armstrong an even greater understanding and appreciation of the myriad administrative issues her clients face on a daily basis.
A frequent lecturer to professional groups and associations, Ms. Armstrong also conducts in-house training for clients on a variety of employment law issues including harassment and discrimination training and family leave issues, all of which are focused and intended to streamline operations, prevent conflict and minimize business disruption.
“After hours,” Ms. Armstrong devotes her time to a variety of charitable causes, volunteer efforts and is an active member of New Jersey legal associations.