Geek Girls Carrots NYC Kickoff Spring Happy Hour


When? Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Where? New York, NY



Join us for an awesome happy hour to kickoff the 2015 Spring Season where we meet and network over light hors d’oeuvre, soda, wine, beer and great company.


This Happy Hour, we will showcase the „Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes Of Start-Ups” with Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP and the head of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law group.

Entrepreneurs, savvy technologists, developers, programmers, admins, analysts, application architects, graphic designers, IT managers, social media specialists, system architects, women with ideas for start-ups, computer science students, and anyone (women and men) starting their adventure with technology are all WELCOME!

Check out pictures from our last event HERE 


Host Speaker:


Amanda M. Fugazy, Esq.

Ms. Fugazy is a member of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LL and the  head of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law group.  Ms. Fugazy represents clients exclusively in the fields of labor and employment law, including litigation, counseling and preventative education with regard to employment discrimination, harassment, labor relations, internal investigations, employment contracts and manuals, severance agreements, arbitration, mediation, wage-hour compliance and labor and employment aspects of corporate and real estate transactions.

Ms. Fugazy also has extensive experience in developing and delivering custom tailored management and employee-training seminars on a variety of employment related topics, including, but not limited to, illegal harassment, hiring, disciplining, firing, exterritorial application of US employment laws, wage hour compliance, record keeping compliance, employment discrimination, interviewing, family medical leave, worker’s compensation, Americans with Disabilities requirements, reasonable accommodation, workers’ adjustment and retraining notification requirements, workplace privacy, Occupational Safety and Health requirements, unemployment compensation, administering a collective bargaining agreement, and matters pertaining to unions.

Since the inception of her legal career, Ms. Fugazy has practiced labor and employment law exclusively.  Prior to joining EGS in 2013, she and current EGS member Paul P. Rooney founded Fugazy & Rooney LLP in 2007.  Prior, Ms. Fugazy was a partner at Bonnist & Cutro LLP, an associate in the New York offices of Reed Smith and Jackson Lewis, and a law clerk for the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council.


Hosted by:
Kamila Stępniowska, CoFounder and COO at Geek Girls Carrots.

Twitter: @kstepniowska

Nermine Majzoub, Founder at Petitas, NYC Geek Girls Carrots Leader.

Twitter: @nerminemajzoub



7:00 pm – Welcome! Name tags, meet and greet over drinks and delicious bites

7:30 pm – Geek Girls Carrots Introduction, Speakers introductions

“Pitching time” – ONE MINUTE for your idea!

7:45 pm – The „Top 10 Employment Law Mistakes Of Start-Ups” with Amanda M. Fugazy

8:00 pm -Wrap up and questions

8:15 pm – Celebrate our amazing community, network and meet new tech savvy friends.


Don’t forget to follow the event on Twitter at @ggcarrots. The hashtag for this event is #gocarrotsnyc.




Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP 

Founded in 1992, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is a mid-sized New York City-based law firm, offering its clients legal services in a broad range of business and litigation related matters.