Tracey Levy

Educator - Professional Programs at ILR School

Biography

ILR School

Tracey I. Levy is the Founding Member of Levy Employment Law, LLC, and annually has been recognized by Super Lawyers for the New York Metro area since 2016. Offering clients the benefit of more than 25 years of legal and employee relations experience, Tracey guides managers and in-house counsel through the full employee life-cycle, providing practical advice on workplace-related issues. Tracey focuses in all four areas of the firm’s practice: troubleshooting workplace concerns; designing and building HR policies; developing and delivering training; and defending administrative charges.

Tracey’s clients range from small consulting firms to Fortune 500 companies, as well as individuals, from a diverse range of industries, with a particular focus serving financial services firms, social services organizations, media companies, universities and arts organizations. Tracey is strongly committed to supporting the community through volunteer services, including providing employment law advice on a pro bono basis for not-for-profit organizations through the Pro Bono Partnership, and is honored to have been selected as one of its Volunteers of the Year for 2021.

Since 2015, Tracey has served as an Educator-Professional Programs with the Scheinman Institute at Cornell University’s ILR School in Manhattan. Through the Cornell program, Tracey trains HR professionals and managers in a broad range of industries on subjects including equal employment opportunity and employment law, harassment prevention and conducting effective workplace investigations.

Prior to launching her firm Tracey was an Employee Relations Specialist with UBS AG for more than five years, where she served as the Americas HR policy lead, directed workplace investigations and counseled managers to resolve workplace issues. Tracey was also an employment attorney with Proskauer Rose LLP for more than a third of her career, where she advised and litigated on behalf of a broad range of clients to resolve their employment law issues.

Tracey holds an advanced law degree from Yale Law School’s LLM program, a JD from Albany Law School and a BA from Union College. Tracey is admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. She is a member of the Westchester Business Council and Chair of the Legislative Committee of the Westchester Human Resource Management Association, as well as a member of local, state and federal bar associations. Tracey is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Feeding Westchester, where she services on the Human Resources Committee. Tracey periodically speaks to local business and trade organizations on employment law developments.

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