Attorney Rainét Spence (“Ra-nay Spens”) brings practical advice and support to employers’ most pressing labor and employment needs.
Rainét counsels employers on complying with federal, state, and local employment rules, regulations, and laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. She drafts and advises on sick leave, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation policies. Clients also rely on Rainét to investigate claims of harassment and discrimination made to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and corresponding state-level agencies. In addition, she helps employers negotiate and prepare severance agreements.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green in New York, Rainét was an attorney at a boutique employment law firm in Georgia. While in law school, she was an intern at the Hofstra Law Community and Economic Development Clinic, a program providing legal services to small businesses and nonprofits; completed an internship at a New York law firm; and served a summer clerkship to the late Honorable Eileen Bransten of the New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division.