Law and the Workplace
Rebecca Sivitz

Rebecca Sivitz

Associate

Rebecca J. Sivitz is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. She has built a practice representing employers nationwide at all stages of complex employment litigation, developing special expertise in class and collective actions. Clients trust Rebecca to resolve their wage and hour, non-compete and discrimination disputes successfully and efficiently. She represents employers in federal and state courts, before administrative agencies such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and before the American Arbitration Association.

Rebecca also practices traditional labor law. She has assisted clients in defeating unfair labor practice charges, responding to union organizing campaigns, developing collective bargaining strategies and confidently completing corporate transactions.

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Second Circuit Revives Putative Collective Action

On July 23, 2015, the Second Circuit, in Lola v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., revived a putative collective action brought by David Lola, a contract attorney, against Skadden and Tower Legal Staffing, Inc., alleging violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The Second Circuit … Continue Reading
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