On May 11, 2023, the New York City Council passed Intro 209-A, which would amend the New York City Human Rights Law to include prohibitions on discrimination based onContinue Reading NYC Passes Bill to Update Human Rights Law to Include Discrimination Based on Height, Weight
Ellen M. Gustafson ˘
Ellen M. Gustafson advises clients on a range of legislative and regulatory matters. Ellen possesses deep knowledge of the New York City budget and legislative processes, which she uses to advocate for clients before agencies such as the Department of City Planning, the Department of Transportation, the Department for the Aging, New York City Council, Mayor’s Office of Legislative Affairs, the Office of Management and Budget, Department of Consumer Affairs, the Housing and Preservation Department, the New York City Economic Development Corporation, the Department of Social Services (HRA, DHS), and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In addition to working with these agencies to advance her clients’ interests, Ellen has deep experience in community outreach.
Ellen previously served as director of operations for former New York City Council Member Dan Garodnick’s office, where she developed relations with stakeholders including elected officials, policy makers, real estate developers, lobbyists, and constituents.
˘ Not admitted to the practice of law.
NYC Council Approves Legislation Redefining Key Aspects of Fast Food Employer-Employee Relationship
On Dec. 17, 2020, the New York City Council voted to approve Int. No. 1415-A and Int. No. 1396-A, which will prohibit fast food employers from terminating or cutting…
Continue Reading NYC Council Approves Legislation Redefining Key Aspects of Fast Food Employer-Employee Relationship