John B. Fulfree is an Associate in Morrison Cohen’s Labor and Employment, and Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Departments. John concentrates his practice on litigating, counseling, and advising businesses and individuals in various industries in a wide range of labor and employment and litigation matters, including complex multi-plaintiff, multi-jurisdictional wage and hour class and collective actions, as well as sexual harassment and discrimination claims in federal and state courts.
John has extensive experience with all phases of litigation, including pre-action investigation, mediation and arbitration. John has a decade of experience drafting complex and highly sophisticated pleadings, engaging in comprehensive discovery and discovery disputes, drafting motions to dismiss and summary judgment and other briefs, including appellate brief-writing, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediation and arbitration hearings, conducting trials, and negotiating successful settlements. John has handled matters in federal, state, and appellate courts, as well as matters at the administrative and agency level, including employer audits and investigations by the New York State Department of Labor and Workers’ Compensation Board. John has also litigated several employee-loyalty and restrictive covenant matters. John further provides a variety of interactive trainings to businesses and their employees, including how to foster equal employment opportunities, and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. John has extensive experience representing clients in the tech, retail, finance, hospitality and service industries, and frequently advises clients concerning critical issues pertaining to worker classification, trade secrets, restrictive covenants and intellectual property rights, among other employment-related issues.
Prior to joining Morrison Cohen, John was a labor and employment law associate at Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP.
News & Publications
- "CLIENT ALERT - Coronavirus And The Workplace", February 21, 2020
- "CLIENT ALERT – New York State Now Prohibits Salary History Inquiries", January 14, 2020