Sarah Fucci

Associate
Fucci Sarah

Sarah Fucci’s practice spans a variety of legal issues, including contract law, employment litigation, internal investigations, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulation, and cybersecurity issues. Sarah counsels clients on various employment issues and traditional labor matters. During law school, Sarah was a student attorney in the Cyberharassment Clinic at New York Law School, where she conducted client interviews, offered counsel on various legal options, and drafted legislation. She also served as the executive notes and comments editor of the New York Law School Law Review, and she is published there. 

In addition, Sarah served as an intern at the New York Division of Housing and Community Renewal in the Office of Legal Affairs. While there, she assisted in preparation of oral arguments and took lead on arguments on behalf of the Division, researched and drafted affirmations, memoranda of law, answers, and submissions regarding relevant case law, regulations, and statutes for pending New York State Supreme Court and Appellate Division, 1st Department proceedings.  She also researched and drafted memoranda regarding application of Private Housing Finance Law, Rent Stabilization Law, and Rent Stabilization Code, and attended board of directors’ meetings for nonprofit organizations.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Representing a major New York hospital in negotiations for a collective bargaining agreement, advising on various compliance-related issues with the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) including union access issues and allegations of unlawful conduct, and assisting in negotiations of a stipulation for bargaining units later organized at satellite locations
  • Representing a major private university facing breach of contract and fraud claims
  • Advising a political campaign facing fraud and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) claims
  • Counseling a New York Charter Management Organization seeking review of an internal investigation 
  • Defending a corporation and its officers facing various contract, fraud, and fiduciary duty claims
  • Counseling a private law school on updating and revising its Title IX policies to comply with the Department of Education’s final Title IX regulations
  • Advising various businesses and schools on compliance-related COVID-19 closure and reopening issues with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), state and local orders and guidance, among other federal, state, and local laws and regulations

Insights

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. cum laude New York Law School 2019
    • Legal intern, Division of Housing and Community Renewal, New York Office of Legal 
      Affairs
    • John Marshall Harlan Scholar
    • Member, Dean’s Leadership Council
    • Executive notes and comments editor, New York Law School Law Review
  • B.A. Legal Studies cum laude University of Massachusetts at Amherst 2015

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Community
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Pro Bono

  • Active in Venable’s Pro Bono program
  • Represents pro bono clients in connection with asylum applications
  • Participated in the Venable–New York Law School Simulated Summer Associate Program to guide students who lost or were unable to obtain employment because of the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • Assists pro bono clients in employment counseling