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Whitney M. Kummerow

Whitney M. Kummerow

Associate

P: (315) 565-4500 (ext. 4517)
F: (315) 565-4600
wkummerow@hancocklaw.com

Whitney M. Kummerow focuses her practice in the areas of labor & employment, education, and startup & emerging businesses. She counsels both public and private sector employers in all types of labor and employment-related matters including employee litigation, compliance with applicable labor laws, labor-management relations, development and implementation of employment practices, policies, and handbooks, and managing employee performance issues. 

Ms. Kummerow is a regular lecturer on topics including, transgender issues, The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and employment liability. 

As a member of the Startup & Emerging Business Practice Area, Ms. Kummerow counsels entrepreneurs on various issues, including best hiring practices, policy creation, and initial wage and hour compliance for new businesses.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Kummerow clerked for the United States Department of Labor’s Office of Administrative Law Judges and served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jean K. FitzSimon of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. More recently, she practiced labor and employment law at Sobol & Sobol, P.C. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

 

  • Membership Director, Central New York Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Food Bank of CNY, Board of Directors

Drexel University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010

  • Drexel Law Review, Executive Editor of Notes

Syracuse University, B.S., Broadcast Journalism, 2004

  •  Editorial Editor, The Daily Orange
  •  Student Government, Newhouse School of Public Communications
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court (DNJ)
  • United States District Court (EDPA)
  • United States District Court (NDNY)
  • United States District Court (MDPA)