JULIE A. TORREY, Esq., is an Arbitrator, Mediator and Fact Finder focused on resolution of workplace disputes in the private and public sectors, including labor and employment cases involving diverse disciplinary, contract and statutory issues in a range of industries and agencies. Torrey has served on the FMCS Panel of Arbitrators, Cornell ILR Roster of Neutrals, New York City Department of Education/United Federation of Teachers Section 3020-a Panel and the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Mediate Art Panel.
Prior to her work as a neutral, Ms. Torrey was an attorney for over 20 years in the field of labor and employment, most recently as Counsel at Ingerman Smith, LLP, where she represented clients in federal and state court litigation, arbitration, Civil Service Section 75 proceedings, and administrative proceedings before PERB and the Commissioner of Education. Torrey has conducted hundreds of workplace investigations, including harassment and misconduct, and represented the Suffolk County Board of Ethics and conducted county-wide ethics training. Torrey is currently an Adjunct Instructor with the Cornell University, ILR Outreach Division, teaching effective harassment investigation tools and techniques.
Ms. Torrey is a Dean’s list graduate of Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center and a graduate of the Cornell University ILR School, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution’s Labor Arbitrator Development Program. Torrey is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in New York and is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor & Employment and Dispute Resolution Section Committees, in addition to the New York and Suffolk County Bar Associations, and the Long Island Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (“LERA”).