Dina R. Jansenson, Esq.
has twenty-five years of experience mediating and arbitrating a wide variety of employment-related matters. Ms. Jansenson brings a broad base of substantive knowledge, as well as a deep understanding of the litigation challenges facing parties in the event of impasse, to help parties to best analyze their complex legal, factual and business issues, engage in risk assessment, and develop creative business solutions. She is extremely adept at helping parties to deal with sensitive and emotional issues, managing emotional dynamics, and bringing parties together to arrive at meaningful resolutions. Ms. Jansenson is a recognized expert in the field: she is a frequent lecturer about mediation, negotiation and alternative dispute resolution for corporations, universities, and organizations in the United States and abroad. Ms. Jansenson speaks fluent Spanish and Hebrew and has conducted mediations in these languages on request.
- Class actions, including misclassification claims by drivers alleging that the company improperly classified them as independent contractors; and tip pooling claims brought by restaurant workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Hundreds of claims of discrimination on the basis of race, age, gender, disability, national origin, and sexual orientation, as well as hostile work environment, retaliation and sexual harassment claims, relating to terminations, promotions, and compensation in a variety of industries including financial services, aerospace, airlines, healthcare providers, law firms, news organizations, public utility companies, governmental entities, and academic institutions, brought under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, NY State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL), and the New York City Administrative Code (NYCHRL)
- Executive compensation and bonus claims involving law firms, brokerage houses and investment banking firms
- Breach of employment agreements involving law partnerships, accounting firms, healthcare organizations, investment banking firms and financial services companies
- Disputes involving allegations of breach of non-compete and non-solicitation contract provisions
- Numerous FMLA claims brought against financial institutions
- Various allegations of wrongful termination by employees in a wide variety of industries