Professional Work History:
Margaret McIntyre has been representing employees in all aspects of employment law for over 22 years. She negotiates severance packages for recently terminated employees, files claims for unpaid wages, files charges of discrimination at administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the New York City Commission on Human Rights and files lawsuits in state and federal court. Ms. McIntyre has long advocated for clients at formal mediation sessions and in 2009 began training as a mediator.
Dispute Resolution Experience
In addition to participating in the week-long (36 hour) class in Employment Law Mediation at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ms. McIntyre has completed an introductory class in transformative mediation, a two-day training in employment mediation at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a two-day employment mediation training sponsored by the New York State Division of Human Rights and various other workshops and seminars.
From 2010 to 2012, she served as a volunteer mediator in an apprenticeship in the community mediation program at the Washington Heights-Inwood Coalition (WHIC).
Since November 2011, Ms. McIntyre has served as a volunteer mediator with the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, mediating both employment and police misconduct cases. She has successfully mediated several FLSA cases. Ms McIntyre recently spoke on a panel discussion held at the Southern District on the topic of the benefits of mediation as compared to judicial settlement conferences. She was also recently added to the panel of mediators in the Eastern District of New York.
Ms. McIntyre's mediation training and experience, combined with her employment litigation background, makes her well-qualified to mediate employment disputes.
Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)
Employment Law Mediation Training, October 12-16, 2009 36 hours, New York, New York
Since 2015 Chair of the Legislative Committee of the New York Affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA/NY); past member of Executive Board of NELA/NY; past member of NELA/NY Amicus and Sexual Harassment Committees; Member of National Employment Lawyers Association; and Coordinator of the Labor & Employment Group of the Community Legal Resources Network (CLRN), a network of graduates of CUNY Law School in private practices who are committed to public interest law.
City University of New York School of Law, J.D., May 1995
New York University, M.A. in English Literature, May 1989
State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. May 1985
$400.00 per hour