Brooke Schneider

Senior associate

Brooke is a senior associate in the litigation and arbitration team.

She advises in the areas of complex contract, employment, and commercial litigation, with a focus on business torts, restrictive covenants, and unlawful terminations. She has represented individuals (including officers and directors) and businesses before federal and state courts, as well as in federal, state and local administrative agencies.

She also advises employers and senior executives regarding the structuring and negotiation of compensation packages and incentive plans, and in the development of exit strategies, and restrictive covenants. She provides counseling and advice to employers in a broad range of industries, including retail, banking, insurance, art galleries, and family offices, relating to policy drafting and implementation, internal investigations, federal and state discrimination claims, risk management, reputational management, and has conducted internal trainings for managers and staff.

Secrétaire Laura Gosheff






Successfully defended employer in disability, age and race discrimination matter.

Drafted CEO Agreement which during hotly-contested proxy fight.

Successfully defended cross-border complex international dispute.

State of New York, and in the Southern, Eastern and Northern District Courts of New York, 2005

Does Your COVID-19 Employee Health-Screening Policy Need an Update?,’ HR Magazine - October 12, 2021, quoted

COVID-19 vaccination mandates coming to a workplace near you,’ Withers Insight - September 10, 2021, author

‘Unpaid art internships still rife,’ The Art Newspaper - September 2021 issue, quoted

New York State Bar Association

‘The CARES Act,’ Surgent Webinar - April 8, 2020, co-presenter



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