Delores V. Chichi

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Associate

New York
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Overview

Delores Chichi focuses on labor and employment work and litigation matters in her growing practice. She is also a member of the BakerHostetler team serving as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC (BLMIS), an unprecedented recovery effort involving hundreds of actions. 

Delores performs in-depth research and drafts memoranda, recommendations and motions as she supports her colleagues and clients and continues to gain experience with a variety of matters.

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  • Conducted research regarding adverse inferences, unconstitutional fines, authenticity and admissibility of social media evidence, ownership and control in the context of contempt. Assisted in drafting post-hearing memorandum in opposition to final order of contempt.
  • Conducted research regarding motions to seal and motions to decertify a class and assisted in the drafting and editing of motions regarding the same.
  • Assisted in preparation of memorandum of law in opposition to a motion for contempt, including research regarding criminal and civil contempt, the judiciary law, civil penalties and summary judgment.
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Experience

  • Conducted research regarding adverse inferences, unconstitutional fines, authenticity and admissibility of social media evidence, ownership and control in the context of contempt. Assisted in drafting post-hearing memorandum in opposition to final order of contempt.
  • Conducted research regarding motions to seal and motions to decertify a class and assisted in the drafting and editing of motions regarding the same.
  • Assisted in preparation of memorandum of law in opposition to a motion for contempt, including research regarding criminal and civil contempt, the judiciary law, civil penalties and summary judgment.
  • Conducted research regarding state vaccination requirements pertaining to state contractors, health care workers, health care entities and private employers. Reviewed and revised vaccination state tracker survey based on recently passed legislation impacting private employers.
  • Conducted research regarding the duty of loyalty and Computer Fraud Abuse Act, permissive and compulsive counterclaims, FMLA interference, retaliation claims, and the NYCHRL.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • BakerHostetler: Summer Associate (2020)
  • The Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York: Judicial Intern (2019)

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2021, magna cum laude; Managing Editor of Staff (Vol. 49) and Staff (Vol. 48), Hofstra Law Review
  • B.S., The University of Alabama, 2016, summa cum laude

Blog

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Employment Law Spotlight
NYS Employers: Updated Sexual Harassment Postings and Policies Are Required!
By Delores V. Chichi, Fanny A. Ferdman
July 22, 2022
Employers should be aware that New York state has passed a law that requires employers to reference an established hotline in any material – including handbooks, policies and workplace postings – they post or provide to employees regarding...
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Employment Law Spotlight
So Many NY Changes in 2022 – Employers Beware!
By Delores V. Chichi, Fanny A. Ferdman
May 2, 2022
New York employers must be aware of several important changes to employment laws that have already come into effect during 2022, those that have imminent effect (with deadlines just around the corner!), and those that are currently being...
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