Law Offices of Cynthia A. Augello, P.C.
Prior to founding the Law Offices of Cynthia A. Augello, P.C., Ms. Augello was a partner in one of the oldest law firms in New York. Ms. Augello has extensive experience in all aspects of Commercial Litigation and primarily focuses on Employment Law, traditional Labor Law and issues concerning education law at all levels.
Cynthia Augello has represented clients in matters involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful termination, whistleblowers, covenants not to compete, the faithless servant doctrine, First Amendment violations, Section 1983 claims, harassment and discrimination based on age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, race, national origin and sex under the New York State Human Rights law, the New York City Human Rights Law, Title VI, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title VII, retaliation claims, FLSA and New York Labor Laws including individuals and class-action members.
Cynthia represents clients before the State and Federal Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the New York City Commission on Human Rights and the New York and United States Department of Labor. Cynthia also advises clients concerning employee investigations, handbooks, employment applications, terminations, employment contracts, employee compensation, independent contractors, restrictive covenants, union issues, and severance agreements. Cynthia has also represented municipalities concerning issues of Fair Housing, wrongful arrest, harassment, racial profiling, Section 1983, employment issues, civil service examinations, and the First and Fourteenth Amendment.
Cynthia has prepared and presented hundreds of seminars on sexual harassment, document retention, bullying, electronic discovery, Title IX, and the FLSA as well as various other workplace, employment and school related issues.