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Sean J. Kirby

New York
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  • J.D., Fordham University, 2006, cum laude
  • B.A., LeMoyne College, 2001, cum laude
  • Interned for the Honorable Kevin T. Duffy, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Publications & News

Sean Kirby is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's New York Office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Kirby has experience representing management in a variety of employment-based matters in both judicial and arbitral forums, including disputes relating to discrimination and harassment allegations, breach of restrictive covenants and employment agreements, and wrongful termination.  Mr. Kirby also counsels employers on labor and employment issues, including wage and hour matters, personnel policies and internal investigations. In addition, Mr. Kirby regularly conducts discrimination and harassment prevention trainings.

Mr. Kirby also has experience representing clients in a variety of general commercial and financial disputes including breach of contract, securities and accounting fraud.

  • New York Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2011-2014
  • Selected, Top 40 Labor & Employment Lawyers Under 40 in the State of New York, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013, 2014 and 2015


Corporate & Securities Law Blog Posts

Labor & Employment Law Blog Posts

New York Commercial Division Round-Up Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

  • "Infectious Disease and the Workplace – Key Considerations for Employers," West LegalEdcenter, January 29, 2015
  • "Employee Social Media Use: Potential Liability for Employers Who Attempt to Regulate It and Reasonable Expectations for Employees," Bloomberg BNA Webinar, February 26, 2014
  • "Social Media, the First Amendment, and the NLRB: What Can Fashion Employers Do to Protect Their Brand and Designs?" New York, February 13, 2013
  • "Access Denied: Employee Social Media Use and Potential Liability for Employers Who Attempt to Monitor or Regulate It," Bloomberg BNA Webinar, August 23, 2012