|Florence T. Frazer||PARTNER|
FLORENCE T. FRAZER
received her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1977 and her B.A. (cum laude) from Hofstra University in 1974. Ms. Frazer is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, the United States Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Northern, Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York. Following graduation from law school, she was appointed Assistant Counsel, and later Assistant Director, to the Governor's Office of Employee Relations where her responsibilities included serving as chief negotiator for the Governor in collective bargaining with the statewide CSEA Administrative Services Unit (comprised of approximately 39,000 clerical employees statewide in 36 state agencies). She also provided advice and counsel to directors and management personnel for a wide variety of state agencies in the administration of collective bargaining agreements, and represented the State in contract arbitrations and matters before the Public Employment Relations Board.
Since entering private practice in 1983, Ms. Frazer has continued to concentrate in the areas of public sector labor law and education law, and serves as chief labor negotiator for a number of the Firm's school district clients. Ms. Frazer has many years of experience handling the full range of labor matters on behalf of school district clients, representing school boards in collective bargaining, mediation and fact finding; grievance and arbitration matters; teacher and employee discipline hearings; improper practice charges, representation matters and management/confidential petitions before the Public Employment Relations Board. She has also represented clients in New York State and federal courts, administrative hearings before the Nassau County Civil Service Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, Department of Labor, and Workers' Compensation Board.
Ms. Frazer is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association Labor Law Section, a former Chairperson of the Education Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association and a Past President of the New York State Association of School Attorneys.
In 2010, 2011 and 2012, she was recognized by Pulse magazine as one of Long Island's Top Legal Eagles in the field of Education Law based upon her having achieved the highest level peer review rating of "AV Preeminent" for ethical standards and legal ability in the Lexis/Nexis Martindale-Hubbell survey. Ms. Frazer has again received the "AV Preeminent" peer review rating for 2013. She was also selected by New York Magazine as one of the "New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers" for 2012 in Education and Labor & Employment Law.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
10:00AM to 12:30PM
At the offices of Frazer & Feldman, LLP
Please contact our Office Manager, Chris Slattery 516-742-7777, if you plan to attend.
Our attorneys made presentations on the following topics:
"Dignity for All Students Act (DASA): Rights, Responsibilities, and Ramifications"
"Annual Special Education Update"
"Fiscal Management in Challenging Times: Procuring and Developing Alternate Revenue Resources, Shared/Consolidated Services, Etc."
"Living with the Tax Levy Limit - Tax Cap Part II"
Please contact us for presentation outlines or further information on the above.