How Charlene Helps Clients
Charlene focuses her practice on civil actions arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family & Medical Leave Act , the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law and the New York State Human Rights Law.
She also represents clients before state and federal courts and administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations in discrimination, harassment and retaliation matters.
In 2017, Charlene was named one of Philly Biz’s Women to Watch.
What Clients Can Expect
Clients can expect responsiveness and candid counseling. Charlene prides herself on providing plain-English advice that clients are able to put into practice with ease.
Outside the Office
A native New Yorker, Charlene enjoys cooking and entertaining, and considers herself a Caribbean Martha Stewart. Charlene considers smart shopping a sport and holds a gold medal.
New York Law School, J.D., 2010, magna cum laude
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.P.A., 2005
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.A., 2004
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
American Bar Association, Member
National African American Insurance Association, Member
National Employment Law Council (2017 Academy Member)
Defense Research Institute, Member (2015-2016)
New York Civil Liberties Union, Board Member (2012 – 2014)
Received certificate of appreciation for participation in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Attorney Panel for Pro Se Prisoner Civil Rights cases
- Haitian Creole