Amicus Action

As part of our mission to advocate for workers’ rights, NELA/ NY submits amicus briefs and letters on important employment related issues being considered by New York State and Federal Courts and/or of importance to members and their clients.

If you would like NELA/NY to consider your amicus or publication/depublication request, please email  Please remember to upload all relevant briefing and identify when you believe the amicus submission is due and the basis (i.e., the Rule of Court or briefing order) for identifying that due date. 

If you are interested in joining the amicus committee, please reach out to the Amicus Committee Chair, Rachel Geman at  All members are most welcome!

It is imperative that NELA/NY’s Amicus Committee has adequate time to consider the request and find the most qualified attorneys to work on the submission. So please submit your request as soon as practicable.
Here are selected NELA/NY amicus briefs filed with New York State Supreme Court and other appellate courts.

Amicus for Chang Defamation 2022

Amicus for Amazon Worker Health and Safety 2022

Sedona  E Discovery 2022

Continuing violations under Section 3 of the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021

Amicus Leroy v. Delta July 2022

Lerner.v.Credit Suisse_Amic_NELA-NY_Mot

Brief ISO Partial MTD and Exhibit A

113. NELA-NY Amicus Brief (20-4202)

2020_03198_Newton v. LVMH Moet Hennessy NY_Brief Amicus Curiae