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Jeremy Corapi

Senior Associate / New York

As part of FordHarrison's Global Employment Services team, Jeremy Corapi focuses his practice on helping clients navigate their most complex employment and labor issues throughout the world, including here in the United States.

Jeremy leverages his extensive counseling experience to provide commercially-focused, efficient advice to businesses across a broad range of industries from around the world.  For instance, Jeremy regularly advises global clients on hiring and termination decisions, restrictive covenants, employment policies, workplace discrimination and harassment, federal and state wage & hour laws, facility closings and employee relocations, and ERISA compliance.  Further, clients benefit from Jeremy's experience advising on matters involving organized and unionized workplaces.

Jeremy draws on experience litigating disputes in a wide variety of courts and agencies.  This enables him to help employers identify potential workplace issues before they materialize into risks and to effectively assist clients in achieving their business objectives as efficiently as possible.

Jeremy previously worked as an associate in the commercial litigation and labor & employment practices of a large, full-service law firm based in New York. Before that, Jeremy served a judicial internship in the chambers of Judge Charles E. Ramos in the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division and a legal internship with the Commissioner's Office of the National Hockey League.

While in law school, Jeremy was the executive vice president of the Fordham Sports Law Forum and an associate editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal. Jeremy was also a team chairman and competitor in the Tulane Law School National Baseball Salary Arbitration Competition and authored "Huddle Up: Using Mediation to Help Settle the National Football League Labor Dispute," 21 FORDHAM INTELL. PROP. MEDIA & ENT. L.J. 789 (2011) and "Red Card: Using the National Football League's ‘Rooney Rule' to Eject Race Discrimination from English Professional Soccer's Managerial and Executive Hiring Practices," 23 FORDHAM INTELL. PROP. MEDIA & ENT. L.J. 341 (2012).

Jeremy received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Sports Management from New York University. While in college, he was a Preston Robert Tisch Center honors scholar, the recipient of the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference Scholarship, and a recipient of the NYU Founder's Day Award. Jeremy also studied in Brazil and at NYU's La Pietra in Florence, Italy.

Representative Experience
  • Audit and evaluate company-wide compensation practices on behalf of a large healthcare industry employer to assess the financial impact of these practices in connection with the possible sale of the company.
  • Counseled large client on employee dismissal decisions and union election issues in advance of the contemplated sale of the company.
  • Advised healthcare industry client of its information and consultation obligations in advance of possible facility closing and employee relocations.
  • Assisted multiple construction and hospitality industry employers in revamping their employee compensation structures and record keeping systems to comply with a wide range of laws.