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Solomon Law Firm, PLLC Welcomes New Attorney: Kathryn Saurack Barcroft

Solomon Law Firm, PLLC is pleased to announce that Kathryn (Katie) Barcroft, Esq. has joined the firm in its New York office location as Special Counsel. Ms. Barcroft’s practice is centered around aiding clients in matters of workplace discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination at both the state and federal levels. She brings a strong employment law background with more than two decades of legal experience.

Katie has counseled Fortune 500 companies in matters involving discrimination, retaliation, employee relations, wrongful termination, harassment, restrictive covenants, performance management, and compliance.

She also has a demonstrated interest in the #MeToo era of plaintiff’s employment litigation, representing, plaintiffs in a wide range of employment litigation, including claims of discrimination and retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and breach of employment contracts. Katie regularly represents individual employees in connection with the negotiation and drafting of separation agreements and negotiates favorable settlements in favor of her clients.

Her background includes representing plaintiffs at the state and federal level as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights. Her client counseling includes advice related to claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and New York City and New York State human rights laws as well as other employment laws. Katie also has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation matters and represents clients in internal investigations and regulatory enforcement proceedings.

Katie earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1998. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association Workplace Rights and Responsibilities Committee. She was previously a member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Sex and the Law and the New York City Bar Association Committee on Domestic Violence.

Katie has also written various articles in the labor and employment area and has been a legal commentator for Law 360. You can read her publications here:

February 28, 2017, Where There's Smoke: N.Y. Companies Should Re-Examine Marijuana Policies (New York Law Journal)

May 18, 2016, Legal Commentator, Department of Labor's Final Overtime Exemption Law (Law 360)

May 5, 2016, Changes are the Way for Employee Overtime Classifications (Inside Counsel)

June 1, 2015, Legal Commentator, Supreme Court's decision - EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. (Law 360)

March 9, 2015, The EEOC Hears Concerns About Social Media and Hiring (New York Law Journal)

January 13, 2015, Supreme Court Addresses Employer Responsibilities to Pregnant Workers (New York Law Journal and Outside Counsel)

April 1, 1998, The Revolving Door: An Analysis of Post-Government Employment Restrictions for Foreign Representation (University of Virginia Journal of Law & Politics)