Eleanor Grinshteyn focuses her practice primarily on representing corporate entities in commercial litigation matters stemming from complex commercial transactions, including disputes arising out of acquisition, credit facility, and joint venture agreements; and companies and individuals in shareholder derivative litigation, and disputes relating to breach of contract, business torts, and employment-related claims.
Eleanor also represents private corporations in labor and employment related litigation, including wrongful termination suits; FLSA violations; claims brought under federal, state, and local statutes alleging sexual harassment; and discrimination.
Eleanor counsels clients on risk management relating to personnel issues such as hiring, firing, reductions in force, benefits, requests for leaves of absence, disability and accommodations; and separation packages. She works with clients to update employee policies and manuals, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and city discrimination laws; and creates risk management policies designed to prevent litigation or potential liabilities.
In law school, Eleanor served as a Notes and Articles Editor of the Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and participated in the Securities Arbitration Clinic.