Ms. Kousoulas is licensed to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Courts of New York and New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is a graduate of New York University (B.A. 1986) and Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1989).
With over 25 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, Ms. Kousoulas has successfully handled discrimination actions and appeals in federal and state courts, whistleblower claims pursuant to Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and wage and hour law claims. She has also counseled individuals, small to mid-sized businesses and organizations in matters pertaining to employment contracts, wage and hour law compliance, severance agreements and employment contracts. In addition to federal and state courts, Ms. Kousoulas has practiced extensively before the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the National Labor Relations Board, and the United States Department of Labor.
Ms. Kousoulas has been a moderator and speaker at conferences and continuing legal education programs sponsored by Brooklyn Law School, New York Law School, New York University Law School, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Greater New York, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section.
Teaching and Public Speaking Experience
Reported decisions of cases handled by Ms. Kousoulas include: Costello
v. McEnery, 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10778 (S.D.N.Y. August 3, 1994);
Leichter v. St. Vincent’s Hospital, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15552 (S.D.N.Y.
Sept. 25, 2001); Manning v. New York University, 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS
19606, 86 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1240 (2001); Lahey v. Singapore
Airlines, Ltd., 115 F. Supp. 2d 464 (S.D.N.Y. 2000); Uddin
v. New York City Administration for Children’s Services, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS
19373 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 21, 2001); Nakis v. Potter, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25250 (S.D.N.Y. December 15, 2004); Richards v. Calvet, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5365 (March 31, 2005); and Kessler v. Westchester County Dept. of Social Services, 461 F.3d 199 (2d Cir. 2006).
PETER D. LOWITT, J.D., M.D., OF COUNSEL
Dr. Lowitt is a medical doctor and an attorney who is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey and Florida. He is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University (A.B. 1964), Albert Einstein College of Medicine (M.D. 1969), Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 1981), and New York University School of Law (LL.M. Taxation, 1987). Dr. Lowitt is Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and a member of the American Bar Association.