- Of Counsel
Keri Reid McNally is an Associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. She joined the firm in 2018, bringing eight years of experience specializing in employment law, first at a top private firm with a nationally-recognized labor and employment law practice, and later as an Assistant Corporation Counsel and Senior Counsel for the Labor & Employment Law Division of the New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel. Keri is a member of the firm’s Employment Law, Litigation, and Local Government Practice Groups.
Keri’s employment law skills include both litigation and counseling. Keri has experience with all aspects of employment law litigation, including administrative agency complaints, single-plaintiff actions, and class actions; drafting pleadings, discovery requests and responses; fact investigation and witness interviews; taking and defending depositions; drafting and arguing dispositive and other motions; and trial preparation. Keri has litigated cases concerning local, state, and federal discrimination laws (race, sex, age, religion, etc.), sexual harassment, wrongful termination, failure to promote, whistleblowing, First Amendment protections, non-compete covenants, pensions, and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA).
Keri has counseled both employers and individuals on issues such as employment and independent contractor agreements, severance packages, non-compete and other restrictive covenants, employment policies and handbooks, workplace investigations, and family and medical leave, including calculation of paid sick leave entitlements under the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act (2018).
In addition, since joining the firm, Keri has gained experience working with the Local Government Law Practice Group, researching and advising municipal clients on issues such as: employment law matters, including personnel practices and promotions; employee pensions; ethics; Greenacres regulations; construction disputes; OPRA requests; and state legislative initiatives addressing salary history inquiry bans, foreclosure laws, towing and storage of vehicles, taxes on “AirBnB” and similar rentals, marijuana legalization, paid sick leave, and charitable donations in lieu of property taxes.