Chaya Gourarie is a senior counsel at Tully Rinckey PLLC and focuses her practice on labor and employment law. She litigates all aspects of employer-employee relations, including hiring, compensation, classifications, accommodations, as well as internal investigations, disciplinary and termination activity. Ms. Gourarie also litigates claims of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and wage-and-hour claims.
Ms. Gourarie has additionally aggressively litigated cases pursuant to the Child Victim Act (“CVA”) to obtain justice for victims of childhood sexual abuse.
Ms. Gourarie has demonstrated exceptional ability when it comes to legal analysis and writing. She is adept at parsing apart complex legal issues and identifying winning legal arguments. Through her professional legal experience, which includes extensive motion and appellate practice, Ms. Gourarie has developed a thorough grasp of employment law and is regularly sought after by her colleagues for strategic advice and practice pointers.
Ms. Gourarie has been admitted to practice law in New York State; in the United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York; and in the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the New York City Bar Association (“NYCBA”) and is an active member of its Labor and Employment Committee. Likewise, Ms. Gourarie is a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”), where she is part of NAWL’s editorial board for the Women Lawyers Journal (WLJ).
Ms. Gourarie has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers every year since 2018. She lives in Staten Island and enjoys spending time with her family.
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