Monica Welby, Esq. joined the Legal Action Center’s Legal Department in November 2011. She represents and advises individuals who have suffered discrimination because of a criminal record, drug/alcohol history, or HIV status, as well as those who suffered a breach of their HIV confidentiality rights. Ms. Welby is actively involved in the Center’s development of impact litigation. She also advises and trains organizations about privacy and anti-discrimination laws protecting the Center’s constituencies. Ms. Welby was a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Committee and is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association.
Prior to joining the Legal Action Center, Monica Welby was a Litigation Associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP for five years. She also was a law clerk to the Honorable Barry T. Albin of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. She is a graduate of Duke University and Rutgers School of Law – Newark.
Susan Gross Sholinsky, Esq. is a member of Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the New York office. She counsels clients on a variety of matters, in a practical and straightforward manner, with an eye toward reducing the possibility of employment-related claims.
Ms. Sholinsky serves on the adjunct faculty of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she teaches courses concerning human resources and the law. She also frequently speaks at events and webinars on employment law topics and authors numerous publications on employment law issues. Ms. Sholinsky is a member of the firm’s Finance, Diversity & Professional Development; Employment, Labor & Workforce Management Steering Committees; and serves on the Executive Committee of the firm’s Women’s Initiative. She is a graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.