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Brittany E. Grierson

Brittany E. Grierson

Associate, Employment & Labor Law

Ms. Grierson handles a wide range of employment litigation and counseling matters for private companies, public entities, and higher education institutions. She defends employers in both federal and state court, and before administrative agencies, in cases involving alleged employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, and violations of wage and hour laws. Ms. Grierson also provides counseling on complex multi-jurisdictional workplace compliance issues and assists employers with drafting employee handbooks, employment agreements, and training materials. Additionally, Ms. Grierson’s practice includes assisting employers in conducting workplace investigations and cultural assessments.

Prior to joining Gibbons, Ms. Grierson served as law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth A. Stafford in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Prior to this clerkship position, Ms. Grierson was an attorney advisor at the United States Department of Justice through the Attorney General’s Honors Program.

Credentials

Education

Rutgers School of Law - Newark (J.D.)

  • Notes Editor, Rutgers Business Law Review

Rutgers University (B.A.)

Professional Admissions

State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth A. Stafford, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 2016-2017

Attorney advisor at the United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review in San Antonio, TX, 2014-2016

Legal Employment

Legal intern at the Office of the Attorney General of the State of New York, Civil Rights Bureau, New York, NY, 2014

Judicial intern to the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, New York, NY, 2013

Legal intern at the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, New York, NY, 2013

Legal intern at the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice, Accra, Ghana, 2012