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NY | Employment Law 101: What every art business and worker should know

November 12, 2019 | 8:15 am - 9:30 am

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ArtTable’s professional empowerment series invites experts to share their professional experiences, knowledge and skills. Each session presents an opportunity to engage with and learn more about a topic, issue or skill that directly impacts the professional lives of our members. Past sessions topics have included, Art Market Legal Basics with Katie Wilson-Milne and John Koegel, Public Speaking with Michaela Ablon, Everything You Wanted to Know About Social Media But Were Afraid to Ask with Robin Cembalest and many more!

Session 11 with Kerry C. Zaroogian

What we’ll be discussing:

  • Employees, independent contractors and interns
  • Exempt versus non-exempt and overtime
  • When you need a written agreement
  • Family leave and benefits
  • Termination considerations, including restrictive covenants

KERRY C. ZAROOGIAN is an associate in Outten & Golden LLP’s Executives and Professionals Practice Group and its Financial Services Practice Group in New York.  She represents employees, partners, consultants and freelancers in the negotiation and drafting of employment, severance, independent contractor, international assignment and restrictive covenants agreements.  She also counsels individuals and groups of individuals with respect to employment-related issues such as lift-outs, restructurings and corporate transactions.  Ms. Zaroogian has experience working with individuals in a wide array of industries—including finance, tech, healthcare, entertainment, and luxury retail—and with employees of companies of all sizes—from large, public conglomerates to small start-ups.

Prior to joining Outten & Golden, Ms. Zaroogian represented individuals and small businesses in employment matters and litigations at Sapir Schragin LLP.  Ms. Zaroogian received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she served on the Editorial Board of the Northeastern University Law Journal and interned at another plaintiff-side employment law firm in New York City and the Legal Unit of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s New York office.Kerry C. Zaroogian — Executives and Professionals Practice Group Attorney

Ms. Zaroogian is the Chair of the New York City Bar Association’s New Lawyers Practice and Skills Committee, a leader of City Bar’s New Lawyers’ Council and a member of the City Bar’s Council on the Profession.  She is also an active member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section.


Many thanks to ArtTable NY’s Professional Empowerment Committee: Sarah McNaughton, Elileen Jeng-Lynch, Jacqueline Towers-Perkins, Louky Keijsers Koning and Katherine Wilson-Milne. 


November 12, 2019
8:15 am - 9:30 am
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