Nancy C. Nissen

Nancy C. Nissen



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Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Family & Matrimonial Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Collection of Debts
Practice Locations
  • White Plains, NY

Nancy Nissen, Esq., is a partner in Tully Rinckey’s White Plains, NY, office, where she focuses her practice on labor and employment and family and matrimonial law.

Nancy joins the practice with a unique perspective on labor and employment law, attained from her prior experience as in-house counsel for a large family-owned property management company. She has experience representing and advising the company in various types of employment-related matters. Additionally, she brings her experience as an accomplished family and matrimonial law attorney.

Nancy began her career as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York. There, she handled matters related to family law, neglect, and abuse, and then went on to represent spouses and parents going through divorce and matters related to child custody and child support litigation, as well as all areas of matrimonial and family law. Nancy also has a strong record of successful appellate work experience.

During her time as associate general counsel, Nancy provided advice and guidance on an extensive range of employment-related issues, including discrimination, harassment, unemployment, union grievances, and arbitrations. Her experience gives her insight into the problems employers confront every day. She understands the complex challenges faced by employers and the strategies corporations need to utilize to mitigate risk and protect their employees.

Court & Bar Admissions:

  • Admitted to Bar: New York and New Jersey
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester Women’s Bar Association
  • Pro bono: Pace Women’s Justice Center; Legal Services of the Hudson Valley


  • Bachelors: University of Michigan
  • Juris Doctorate: New York Law School

Reported Decisions:

  • Matter of Migliore v. Santiago, 165 A.D.3d 942 (2nd Dept. 2018)
  • Matter of Evans v. Pudding, 184 A.D.3d 638 (2nd Dept. 2020)
  • Matter of Barge v. Blackman, 195 A.D.3d 926 (2nd Dept. 2021)
  • Matter of Blackman v. Barge, 207 A.D.3d 537 (2nd Dept. 2022)
  • Matter of Jose M. F. (Melanie R.), 193 A.D.3d 1051 (2nd Dept. 2021)
  • Matter of Green v. Palmer, 207 A.D.3d 545 (2nd Dept. 2022)
  • Matter of Sanchez v Johnson, 189 A.D.3d 1254 (2nd Dept. 2020)
  • Matter of Harlem H.H. (Coty H.), 218 A.D.3d 579 (2nd Dept. 2023)


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