Gina F. McGuire defends companies involved in a broad array of complex and high-stakes employment disputes. Gina regularly handles discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, whistleblower, and compensation claims as well as ERISA class actions and benefits-related matters. Her ERISA practices includes individual claims and complex class action matters involving defined contribution and defined benefit plans, retirement investment options, insurance products, and severance plans. In addition to litigation, Gina also represents employers and fiduciaries in investigations brought by the Department of Labor.
Gina litigates individual and class action matters before US federal and state courts, administrative agencies (including the New York State Division of Human Rights, the EEOC, and OSHA), as well as arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the American Arbitration Association (AAA). Gina’s practice also includes employment counseling, and she conducts and assists employers with workplace investigations on a variety of sensitive matters.
Pro bono work is also an integral part of Gina’s practice. In addition to counseling non-profit clients on employment law issues, she represents disabled veterans before the US Department of Veterans Affairs, while also providing counsel to asylum claimants.
Georgetown University, 2007, B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
New York University School of Law, 2012, J.D., Cum Laude
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2017, 2019)