Biography

VICTORIA SLOAN LIN is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management and Litigation practices, in the New York office of Epstein Becker Green. She was selected to the New York Metro Rising Stars list (2012 to 2016) in the area of Employment Litigation: Defense and Business Litigation.

Ms. Sloan's practice focuses on litigation, mediation, and arbitration involving complex employment and commercial disputes. She works closely with financial services, health care, retail, technology, and other employers to formulate clear and efficient legal strategies and has served as second chair in several New York and New Jersey federal district court trials.

    Ms. Sloan:

      • Represents employers in federal and state court, mediation and arbitration on matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate disabilities, whistleblowing, contracts, compensation, and other employment-related issues
      • Conducts internal investigations arising out of employment-related complaints
      • Counsels clients concerning terminations and reductions in force, and prepares related separation agreements
      • Advises on and litigates a wide variety of business disputes, including those relating to breach of contract, construction issues, breach of privacy laws, and architectural and legal malpractice
      • Litigates environmental contamination claims brought under New York State, federal, and New Jersey laws, and claims arising from underground storage tanks and nuisance

      Ms. Sloan's representative experience includes:

        • Defending employers in matters brought under Title VII, the New York State Human Rights Law, and New York City discrimination laws
        • Obtaining summary judgment in a New York State court whistleblower action based on the statutory defense set forth in Labor Law § 741 and collateral estoppel
        • Defending business litigation actions in an array of industries, including financial services, health care, medical billing, retail, legal, information technology, website development, and public relations
        • Addressing and resolving a variety of HIPAA-related confidentiality issues in discovery
        • Resolving actions brought pursuant to the ADA involving large-scale entertainment facilities and retail establishments
        • Mediating an architectural malpractice action involving a New York City hospital
        • Litigating a qui tam action in federal district court on behalf of a hospital, which was premised on the violation of anti-kickback statutes and OASAS licensure, and involved the disclosure of substance abuse patient records pursuant to the federal regulations stated in 42 C.F.R. Part 2
        • Obtaining judgment and declaratory relief in federal district court on CERCLA and New Jersey Spill Act environmental cost recovery claims following a three-month trial
        • Obtaining a defense judgment in federal district court in a case alleging delay in commercial redevelopment as a result of alleged contamination from an underground storage tank
        • Litigating environmental contamination claims brought pursuant to the New York Navigation Law and nuisance

        During law school, Ms. Sloan served as an Articles and Notes Editor of the St. John's Law Review.

        Education

        • St. John's University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2005)
        • Boston College (B.S., 2000)
          • Carroll School of Management

        Bar Admissions

        • Connecticut
        • New York

        Court Admissions

        • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
        • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
        • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
        • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York