Laurie Malkin


University of Pennsylvania Law School,
J.D., 1996 (U. Pa. Law Review)

Wesleyan University, B,A., 1990

London School of Economics

Bar Admissions:

New York
Massachusetts (admitted, inactive)

Court Admissions:

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.
U.S. District Court, D. Mass.
New York

Laurie Malkin heads the Employment Law practice at Weinberg Zareh Malkin Price LLP.

Laurie represents investment firms, family offices, consumer products and service businesses, and not-for-profit organizations.  She also advises executives navigating employment transitions.  Her work focuses on advising on employment-related contracts, separation agreements, and restrictive covenants; workplace procedures and policies; employment discrimination and harassment law; and compensation matters, including wage and hour law.

Laurie serves as front-line human resources law counsel to organizations without their own sophisticated in-house capabilities.  In this capacity, she advises on employee relations, collaborates with employers to create effective workplace policies, helps oversee outsourced relationships, and assists with organizational changes.  Laurie frequently conducts sexual harassment prevention and other training programs, and she handles sensitive workplace investigations.  She is an experienced litigator, representing clients in court, before administrative agencies, and in arbitration.

Laurie offers a practical, business-oriented perspective to workplace challenges, having spent substantial time working outside of law firms.  Before joining WZMP, Laurie oversaw HR and operations for an investment advisor.  She also was employment and partnership counsel at a leading financial services firm.  Laurie spent the first twelve years of her legal career in private practice at major law firms in New York and Boston.

In addition, Laurie has experience working with and advising not-for-profit and educational institutions.  She served as Legal and Operations Director for the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation.  She lived in Beijing, where advised an international human resources and operational matters.  Laurie currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the immediate past President of 826NYC, a writing-focused not-for-profit serving public school students.

Laurie received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a member of Law Review.  She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University, and she also attended the London School of Economics.