Gibney Hosts Coded: Dress and Discrimination with NYC Bar Association
Gibney will host the NYC Bar Association’s Fashion Law Committee meeting on May 14. The breakfast meeting will take place from 8:30 – 9:30am to discuss “Coded: Dress and Discrimination. ” This discussion will be focused on employment matters including dress codes, grooming standards, gender identity/expression and best practices for fashion brands.
Panelists include Gibney attorneys Maja Szumarska and Bob Tracy as well as Brittny Saunders from the New York City Commission on Human Rights.
Maja Szumarska is an attorney in Gibney’s Intellectual Property Group. She focuses on brand protection and enforcement. She represents many prominent brands in litigation matters involving trademark, trade dress and copyright infringement claims and enforcement actions in federal court.
Bob Tracy is an attorney in Gibney’s Labor and Employment Group. He practices management-side labor and employment law and business litigation. Bob keeps clients informed of changing employment laws and develops strategic employment policies to avoid litigation, maintain a healthy work culture and minimize risk. He has conducted seminars on employment issues including ADA, FMLA, sexual harassment and union avoidance.