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CARA E. GREENE, Partner and Co-Chair of O&G's Family Responsibilities and Disability Discrimination Practice Group, represents employees in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including executive and professional contracts and compensation; discrimination class actions; whistleblowing; and discrimination based on disability, pregnancy, and family responsibilities. She also is active in the Financial Services Practice Group and the Executives and Professionals Practice Group.


She serves on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association and is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section (Employment Rights and Ethics and Professional Responsibilities Committees), a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and its New York affiliate, NELA/NY, and a member of the New York City Bar Association. Ms. Greene also has appeared as a speaker at many employment law programs.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 60%
  2. Discrimination: 20%
  3. Contracts: 20%

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3 Park Avenue, 29th Floor
New York, NY, 10016-5902


NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200603/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Ethics and Professional Responsibility CommitteeCo-chair2013 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionExecutive Committee2011 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (New York chapter)MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Law Firm Partnership and Benefits ReportRestrictive Covenants and Partnership Agreements: Staying on the Right Side of the Ethics Rules While Protecting Firm Interests2013
Law Firm Partnership and Benefits ReportEthics Concerns When Computing in the Cloud and on the Earth2011
BNA Workplace Law ReportThe Dodd-Frank Act's Whistleblower Provisions: The Act's Best Hope for Exposing Financial Wrongdoing2011
ABA/BNA publicationsThe Family Medical Leave Act: 2011 Cumulative Supplement, Chapter 10, Editor2011
Employment Law StrategistNew Laws Expand Whistleblower Protections2011
Law Firm Partnership & Benefits ReportWhose Signature Is on the Check?2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawN/AJDN/A
Gordon CollegeN/ABachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ABA Section of Labor & Employment Law Midwinter Meeting, Ethics and Professional Responsibility CommitteeEthical Issues in Representing Multiple Clients: We're All in this Together—Or Are We?2014
New York City Bar AssociationEthics in Employment Law2013
National Employment Lawyers Association—New York ChapterEthics: A to Discovery2013
Ethics & Professional Responsibility Committee Midwinter MeetingUpdate Ethic 20/202013
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionEthics in Discovery: Where the Rubber Meets the Road2013
American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law National Symposium on Technology and Labor and Employment LawDo Lawyers Have An Ethical Duty To Understand Technology?2013
ABCs of Alternative Dispute ResolutionEthical Considerations in Alternative Dispute Resolution2013
7th Annual Labor and Employment Law ConferenceThe Business and Ethics of Hanging Out Your Shingle, Ethical, Practical and Technological Issues in Managing a Labor and Employment Law Practice2013
The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers New York, Connecticut, and Northern New JerseyEthics for Government Attorneys2012
National Employment Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceEthics and Social Media for Plaintiffs' Employment Lawyers2012
National Employment Lawyers Association Annual ConferenceEmergency Ethics for the Employment Lawyer2012
Midwinter Meeting of the American Bar AssociationLove Triangle in Sin City: A Modern Day Mock Trial2012
American Bar Association – Labor and Employment Law Section Annual CLE ConferenceResponding to a World of Rapidly-Changing Technology2011