Bio

Lori Rassas is an SPHR-certified employment attorney, labor attorney, Human Resources Professional, career coach, and trainer with wide-ranging practical workplace experience.

Rassas has represented both employers and employees in unionized and non unionized environments. She is proficient in resolving day-to-day employment disputes, collective bargaining negotiations, labor relations, conducting workplace investigations, company handbook and workplace policy drafting, talent management, recruiting, and handling matters that arise under federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

She is also the author of four books including the legal and Human Resources textbook entitled Employment Law: A Guide to Hiring, Managing and Firing for Employers and Employees (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 3rd ed. 2017), The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 Secrets to Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, and Earning Income for Life in the Loyalty-Free Workplace (Volumes 1 and 2) and Over the Hill But Not the Cliff: 5 Strategies for 50+ Job Seekers to Push Past Ageism and Find a Job in the Loyalty-Free Workplace.

Rassas is also a career coach, trained mediator and arbitrator, and has extensive teaching experience at such prestigious institutions as Fordham Law School, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and Cornell ILR. She has extensive industry knowledge of the higher education, non-profit, entertainment, media and healthcare industries. Member, New York State and New Jersey Bars.

She is currently the Assistant Chief Human Resources Officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art.