Kevin Shehan is a Partner in Tully Rinckey’s Manhattan office where he chairs the firm’s New York Labor and Employment practice and leads a team of seven (7) attorneys. Kevin works on behalf of employers and employees, and his practice is dedicated to labor and employment counseling and litigation.
Specifically, Kevin defends and asserts claims of discrimination, wage and hour claims, including collective and class actions, and other employment-related disputes before New York federal and state courts and administrative agencies, and in mediations. Also, Kevin provides advice regarding day-to-day workplace issues, including family and medical leave, reasonable accommodations, performance, investigations, discipline, grievances, wage and hour compliance, demotions, and terminations, among other issues in labor and employment law. In addition, Kevin drafts employee handbooks, independent contractor agreements, severance and settlement agreements, and position descriptions.
Before he joined Tully Rinckey, Kevin practiced labor and employment law at New York law firms where he represented employers and executives. In addition, Kevin served as a law clerk to the Honorable Monique J. Roberts-Draper, Administrative Judge, at the New York District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Kevin began practicing labor and employment law in Washington, D.C., where he served as an in-house counsel in the Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Energy.
Kevin is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law, and a member of the New York State Bar Association. Kevin received his law degree from George Mason University School of Law, where he was an editor of the George Mason Law Review, and later taught legal writing and remedies as an adjunct professor. He received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Albion College.
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