Biography

LAURA C. MONACO is an Associate in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green.

Ms. Monaco:

  • Represents clients in various employment-related litigation and arbitration proceedings before federal and state courts, as well as administrative agencies
  • Counsels employers on a wide range of topics, including discrimination and harassment, disability accommodation, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues
  • Drafts and assists clients with the implementation of human resources policies and employee handbooks
  • Conducts workplace investigations for clients

Ms. Monaco began her legal career as an Associate in the Employment Law department of a major international law firm. Afterward, she served as a Law Clerk for Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson and then for Judge Denis R. Hurley, both of the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Ms. Monaco later joined a New York boutique firm focusing on management-side labor and employment law and litigation as an Associate.

During law school, Ms. Monaco was an Executive Notes and Comments Editor for the St. John’s Law Review. She was also selected as a winner in the 2002-2003 Labor and Employment Law Section Dr. Emanuel Stein Memorial Writing Competition for her essay “Mandatory Arbitration Agreements in Employment Contracts: A Necessary Evil?”

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
    • Executive Notes and Comments Editor, St. John’s Law Review
  • Cornell University (B.S., 2001)
    • School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Memberships

  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York City Bar Association