Ms. Fasolo has extensive experience with issues in consumer financial services, employment litigation, human resource law and business litigation matters. Ms. Fasolo has litigated in a wide range of venues, including federal and state courts, the EEOC, state civil rights enforcement agencies, mediation and arbitration panels.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Fasolo served as in-house counsel at UBS Financial Services, Inc. where she supervised outside counsel in cases involving all types of employment-related litigation. Ms. Fasolo routinely provided legal counsel to senior management on employment related issues, transactional matters and internal investigations. Additionally, Ms. Fasolo provided regulatory and legal advice with regard to human resources law.
Prior to serving as in-house counsel, Ms. Fasolo was associated with the law firm of Proskauer Rose LLP. There, Ms. Fasolo’s practice focused on the representation of management in all phases of litigation involving claims of unlawful discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, failure to promote, defamation, violations of ERISA, and other employment-related disputes. She also counseled employers on transactional matters regarding personnel policies, employee discipline and terminations, employment contracts, employee leave entitlements, and FLSA and wage and hour issues. Ms. Fasolo was also a former partner of the law firm of Sanders & Parks where she had a nationwide litigation practice that was focused on representing corporate clients in all types of employment-related litigation.
A cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, Ms. Fasolo earned her law degree from the Arizona State University College of Law, where she served as the Managing Editor of the
Arizona State Law Journal, served as a teaching associate in the Legal Research and Writing program, and was a member of the Moot Court Board. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Sections of the Arizona and New Jersey Bar Associations. Ms. Fasolo is also an active writer and has written law review articles about various employment law issues.
Ms. Fasolo is admitted to practice before the state courts of New Jersey and Arizona, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of New York, the District of Arizona, the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Ms. Fasolo has authored several publications including: Third Circuit Rules that Employers Must Reasonably Accommodate Employees Who Are “Regarded As” Disabled Under the ADA, Proskauer Rose LLP Client Alert, (October 2004); co-authored
Disability Under a Judicial Microscope: The Struggle to Define the Rights and Remedies for Claims Brought Under the Rehabilitation Act, 47 N.Y.L. Sch. L. Rev. 269, (Fall 2003); co-authored
Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama v. Garrett: Is Constitutional Authority for Sale and Is State Sovereign Immunity the Price?, 13 Geo. 151 (2003); and co-authored
The Changing Landscape of Eleventh Amendment Immunity in the Context of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act After Garrett: Are School Districts Beyond Suit?, 34 Ariz. St. L.J. 871 (Fall 2002).
Email Ms. Fasolo at VFasolo@BSFLawGroup.com