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Theresa D'Andrea

Tel: 212.735.8751
Fax: 917.522.3151
Email: tdandrea@morrisoncohen.com

Theresa D'Andrea is an Associate in Morrison Cohen’s Labor and Employment Law, Compensation, Benefits & Employment, and Business Litigation Departments.  She concentrates her practice on the counseling and representation of businesses and individuals in a wide range of employment and litigation matters, including those involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, protected leave, and accommodation requests.   

Theresa has extensive experience with all phases of litigation, including pre-action investigation and early resolution, drafting pleadings, engaging in discovery, drafting motions and briefs, including appellate brief-writing, taking and defending depositions, participating in mediation, hearings, and trials, and negotiating successful settlements.  Theresa has handled matters at the administrative and agency level, as well as in federal, state, and appellate courts.  Theresa also provides a variety of interactive trainings to businesses and their employees, including how to foster equal employment opportunities, prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, and understand conflicts and ethical responsibilities.  Theresa has extensive experience working in both the private and public sectors, including significant trial experience with the New York City Law Department, Labor and Employment Law Division.

Prior to immediately joining Morrison Cohen in 2018, Theresa was appointed Counsel by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to the New York State Department of State, New York State Athletic Commission, where she regulated professional combat sports, regularly counseled on employment matters, advised on risk management, ethics, and contractual issues, directed and oversaw both internal and external investigations, and prosecuted matters against state licensees.