Stacy N. Cammarano is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Civil Rights & Employment practice group. Ms. Cammarano’s practice focuses on representing employees in Title VII, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other discrimination and wage and hour claims.
Ms. Cammarano’s current high-profile cases include:
- Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers Inc. (A.A.A.; S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein represents a putative class of more than 69,000 female employees of Sterling Jewelers, one of the nation's largest jewelry chains, in a nationwide Title VII gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act case. Plaintiffs claim they were subjected to a pattern of pay and promotions discrimination.
- Harris et al., v. Medical Transportation Management, Inc. (D.D.C.): Cohen Milstein represents non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) drivers in a putative class action alleging that their employer, MTM, knowingly and willfully failed to pay proper wages to its NEMT drivers across Washington, D.C. under federal and District of Columbia law. This lawsuit seeks to hold MTM liable as a joint employer of the drivers.
- Bird, et al. v. Barr (D.D.C.): Cohen Milstein represents a putative class action of women who suffered systemic discrimination on the basis of sex when they were terminated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Basic Training program for new agents and intelligence analysts.
- Syeed v. Bloomberg, L.P. (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein represents a putative class of female current and former Bloomberg reporters, editors, and producers, who allege gender-based pay and promotion discrimination at Bloomberg Media.
- Amazon Flex Delivery Driver Arbitrations (A.A.A.): Cohen Milstein represents hundreds of Amazon delivery drivers in individual arbitrations in California. The drivers allege that they have been misclassified as independent contractors and denied the legally required pay and other benefits under California law.
Recent notable litigation successes include:
- Reynolds et al v. Fidelity Investments Institutional Operations Company (M.D.N.C.): Cohen Milstein represented a nationwide FLSA class action involving thousands of employees at Fidelity Investments Institutional Operations Company, Inc. call centers who alleged they were not paid overtime for mandatory pre-shift work. The court granted final approval to the settlement in January 2020.
Prior to joining Cohen Milstein in 2018, Ms. Cammarano was an employment litigation associate at a well-regarded Washington, D.C.-based whistleblower and employment litigation boutique. Prior to that she was a law clerk for Senior Judge David Briones of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Managing Director for the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.
Ms. Cammarano has authored and co-authored several articles, including “No Justice for Those Harassed by Judges,” The Washington Post, May 9, 2018, “Whose Right and Who’s Right? The US Supreme Court v. The European Court of Human Rights on Corporate Exercise of Religion,” Boston University International Law Journal, Vol. 34, Pg. 1 (2016) (with Ioana Cismas).
Ms. Cammarano received her B.A., with High Distinction, from the University of Michigan. She received the Sidney J. and Irene Shipman Scholarship for academic achievement. She received her J.D. from the University of Texas Law, where she was Staff Editor and Submissions Director of the Texas Journal of Women and the Law. and the recipient of the University of Texas School of Law Dean’s Scholarship.