People: Marlin Duro, Associate

Marlin Duro

Associate

New York
Direct: (212) 218-3318
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Marlin Duro is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Ms. Duro represents employers in single plaintiff litigation, particularly defending management against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under federal, state, and city anti-discrimination laws, and wage and hour claims under federal and state laws.  Ms. Duro also assists clients update internal paid sick leave and paid time off policies, as well as managerial and human resources guides, based on applicable paid sick leave requirements.  In addition, Ms. Duro is also a member of the firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team, and advises and defends public accommodations in matters arising under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other state and local laws concerning disability access.  

Ms. Duro joined the firm initially as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students with an affinity for labor and employment law.  While in law school, Ms. Duro was a law clerk intern in the Federal Sector of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She also served as a law student intern in the St. John’s litigation clinic.   Ms. Duro has native proficiency in Albanian.

Marlin Duro is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s New York office.

Ms. Duro represents employers in single plaintiff litigation, particularly defending management against discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under federal, state, and city anti-discrimination laws, and wage and hour claims under federal and state laws.  Ms. Duro also assists clients update internal paid sick leave and paid time off policies, as well as managerial and human resources guides, based on applicable paid sick leave requirements.  In addition, Ms. Duro is also a member of the firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team, and advises and defends public accommodations in matters arising under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other state and local laws concerning disability access.  

Ms. Duro joined the firm initially as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students with an affinity for labor and employment law.  While in law school, Ms. Duro was a law clerk intern in the Federal Sector of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She also served as a law student intern in the St. John’s litigation clinic.   Ms. Duro has native proficiency in Albanian.

Education

  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law, cum laude (2017)
    Research Editor, St. John’s Law Review & Journal of Catholic Legal Studies
    Dean’s List (all semesters)
    Dean’s Awards for Excellence (highest grade) in Legal Analysis & Writing; Civil Procedure; Legal Writing & Research; Lawyering; Consumer Justice for the Elderly Litigation Clinic; Labor Law—Special Topics; Issues of Race and Gender in Law; Labor & Employment Arbitration; and New York Civil Practice
    NYSBA Dr. Emmanuel Stein and Kenneth D. Stein Memorial Law Student Writing Competition (3rd place winner)
    St. Thomas More Scholarship Recipient

  • B.A., Macaulay Honors College at the City College of New York, summa cum laude (2014)
    Skadden, Arps Honors Program in Legal Studies Scholar
    Dean’s List (all semesters)
    President, The City College Mock Trial Team

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Presentations

  • "New York Paid Family Leave: What Employers Need to Do Now," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (January 31, 2018)

Publications

  • Co-Author, "If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XLVI: New Jersey Becomes Tenth State to Pass Paid Sick Leave Law," Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (April 13, 2018)
  • Co-Author, "If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XLV: New Jersey Revives Statewide Paid Sick Leave Efforts," Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (March 28, 2018)
  • Co-Author, “Sixth Circuit Finds EEOC’s Enforcement of Title VII Does Not Need to “Give Way” to Religious Freedom Restoration Act,” Blog Post, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (March 9, 2018).
  • Co-Author, "If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XLIII: Delay Efforts Stall, Maryland Sick Leave Symptoms Set to Begin," Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (February 9, 2018)
  • Co-Author, "If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XLII: Maryland Becomes Ninth State to Enact Paid Sick Leave Law," Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (January 15, 2018)
  • Co-Author, “U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Key Case on LGBT Rights and Religious Liberty,” Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (December 2017)
  • Co-Author, “If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XL: Arizona Publishes Final Sick Leave Rules,” Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (December 2017)
  • Co-Author, “If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XXXIX: NYC Mayor Signs Amendment to Earned Sick Time Act,” One Minute Memo, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (November 2017)
  • Co-Author, “TITLE VII: Court Breaks from Department of Justice on Transgender Rights,” Employment Law Lookout Blog, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (November 2017)
  • Co-Author, “If Pain, Yes Gain — Part XXXVIII: Washington Releases Final Paid Sick Leave Rules,” Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 2017)
  • Co-Author, “If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XXXVI: Minnesota Court of Appeals Clarifies Minneapolis Paid Sick Leave Ordinance,” Management Alert, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (September 2017)

Media Mentions

  • Quoted, “The US Justice Department Retreated From a Transgender Professor's Case. She Still Won.” National Law Journal (November 21, 2017)