Lori Medley uses creative but practical strategies to resolve disputes, manage liabilities and find effective solutions for clients facing litigation in the employment and commercial sectors. Utilizing strong advocacy skills, Lori strategically represents and defends a broad range of employers, ranging from financial services companies to top-tier nonprofit agencies, against discrimination and employment-related claims brought in federal and state court, as well as actions brought before federal, state and local agencies. Lori provides guidance to employers regarding compliance with constantly evolving employment laws.
Clients rely on Lori’s advice and counsel regarding and represents clients in disputes brought pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Over the years, Lori’s litigation practice has included representing financial services institutions in commercial litigations as well as representing a major disability and life insurer in ERISA claims litigation.
Lori works with clients to develop client-focused solutions for resolving matters pre-litigation. Lori’s impact in settlement negotiations is evident in the favorable client outcomes Lori achieves in both the pre-litigation stage and in mediations. When litigation occurs, Lori’s creative strategies for responding to complex legal arguments helps achieve dismissal of litigations prior to trial. Lori also works with clients to reduce future liability.
Lori is a member of the New York Junior League.