Tracey I. Levy is the Principal of Impact Workplace Training, LLC and the founder of Levy Employment Law, LLC. Through Impact, Tracey develops and delivers training for managers, HR professionals and individual employees on harassment prevention and other appropriate workplace conduct, employment law compliance and HR best practices. Tracey’s training programs build on her 25 years of legal and employee relations experience, for which she annually has been recognized by Super Lawyers for the New York Metro area since 2016.
In her private law practice, Tracey guides managers and in-house counsel through the full employee life-cycle. She provides practical advice on workplace-related issues, including performance management, worker classification, medical/religious accommodation, hiring, promotion, termination, and reductions-in-force (RIFs), and she defends businesses against discrimination, wage and hour, and unemployment claims before government agencies. Tracey also works with organizations on developing and updating their employment policies and crafting agreements that provide appropriate notice to staff but in a user-friendly tone. Since the firm’s founding in 2013, Tracey has been publishing her quarterly newsletter, Takeaways, to inform employers of concrete actions they need to take in response to developments in the law.
Tracey is regularly called upon to serve as an independent, outside investigator and fact-finder, conducting workplace investigations in response to internal employee complaints. Tracey has served as an Educator-Professional Programs with Cornell University ILR School’s Scheinman Institute in Manhattan since 2015, where she trains HR professionals and managers on conducting workplace investigations, as well as on employment law compliance, harassment prevention and effective employee relations.
Prior to launching her law firm and training business, Tracey was an Employee Relations Specialist with UBS AG where she served as the Americas HR policy lead, directing workplace investigations, training employees and managers, and counseling managers to resolve workplace issues. Tracey also worked for more than 10 years as an employment attorney with Proskauer Rose LLP where she advised and litigated on behalf of a broad range of clients to resolve their employment law issues.
Tracey holds an advanced law degree from Yale Law School’s LLM program, a JD from Albany Law School and a BA from Union College. Tracey is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. She is a member of the Westchester Business Council and chairs the Legislative Committee of the Westchester Human Resource Management Association, and she is a member of local, state and federal bar associations.