Ms. Judell, who started her career as a litigation associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel, is counsel at Schwartz Sladkus Reich Greenberg Atlas LLP, a full-service regional firm with offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York.
Ms. Judell regularly litigates and counsels companies (public and private) on a wide range of labor and employment issues, including defense of claims alleging unlawful employment discrimination and retaliation, defense of claims for post-termination and resignation commissions, restrictive covenants and defense of wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law. She also represent companies in unemployment insurance disputes involving classification of workers as independent contractors or employees.
She often negotiates and drafts employment, consulting and separation agreements.
Ms. Judell also conducts, on behalf of companies, internal investigations of complaints by employees of race, gender and national origin discrimination, harassment.
She has handled matters in a variety of industries but focuses on financial services, solar, 3D printing, technology and consumer electronics.
Ms. Judell is admitted in the state and federal courts in California and New York and in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Judell received her J.D. from the University Of San Francisco School Of Law and her B.A. from Pomona College.
Ms. Judell is the author of the New York section of the Guide to Receivership and Foreclosure, published by Trigild, Inc. in October 2008. She is also Secretary of the board of the Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. and the National Council of Jewish Women, New York Section.
She has been rated AV Preeminent for the past 18 years.