Tana Forrester

Top rated employment litigation attorney in Melville, New York

Kessler Matura P.C.
Tana Forrester
Kessler Matura P.C.

Practice Areas: Employment litigation

Licensed in New York since: 2016

Education: The City University of New York School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
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534 Broadhollow Rd
Suite 275
Melville, NY 11747 Visit website

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Ms. Forrester’s practice focuses on representing individual employees in the New York City metropolitan area in discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour class and collective actions.  She also negotiates executive and professional employment contracts and severance agreements. 

Ms. Forrester received her law degree from the City of New York School of Law, where she was an executive board member of the Workers' Rights Project for Economic Justice, an Editor of the City University of New York Law Review, a Peggy Browning Fellow and a Charles H. Revson Fellow.  Ms. Forrester also holds a bachelor's degree from Northeastern University where she graduated magna cum laude with a double major in political science and sociology.  

 Ms. Forrester is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association of New York, the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association and the New York City Chapter Labor & Employment Committee of the National Lawyers Guild. She is admitted to practice in the state of New York and before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Forrester’s passion for helping employees makes her a strong advocate for her clients and their best interests. She pursues claims for her clients under the New York Labor Law, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York City Human Rights Law, the New York State Human Rights Law, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII and Section 1981.

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 100% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2016, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.mscklaw.com/attorney/tana-forrester/

Honors/Awards:
  • City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, Long Island City, New York, Honors: Peggy Browning Fellow, Revson Public Interest Fellow, Workers’ Rights Project for Economic Justice: Board Member
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Employment Lawyers Association of New York (NELA/NY), Member 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • New York
  • American Bar Association’s, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • National Lawyers Guild, New York City Chapter Labor & Employment Committee, Member
Educational Background:
  • Northeastern University, Major: Political Science and Sociology, Honors: magna cum laude, Honors Program 

Office location for Tana Forrester

534 Broadhollow Rd
Suite 275
Melville, NY 11747

Phone: 631-499-9100

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

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