Theresa M. Levine

Theresa M. Levine


Theresa joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP in 2017 as an Associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Theresa represents employers regarding federal and state employment and labor laws and regulations, including but not limited to workplace harassment, discrimination, retaliation, adverse action, and wage & hour issues. She has extensive experience drafting workplace policies & procedures, conducting workplace training, investigations, participating in conciliation and fact-findings before state and federal agencies, and negotiating. Additionally, she practices in the areas of General Business Litigation, Foreclosure Actions for Creditors, and Family & Matrimonial Law.

While attending law school, Theresa worked full-time as a Senior Employment Law and Equal Employment Opportunity Adviser in the legal department of a prestigious services and technology company.

In addition to her regular work, Theresa regularly authors articles for the New York Employment Law Letter, a monthly publication that helps employers understand new laws, regulations, and court cases. She is also a sought after presenter in the community on general employment law issues and practices. Theresa currently serves as Secretary for the Broome County Council of Churches and is on the board of directors for Mothers and Babies, where she continues her passion for supporting anti-domestic violence causes. She also actively represents local children in legal matters on Broome County’s Attorney for the Child panel. Theresa is active in many other law-related associations, including the Broome County Bar Association and serves on the Judicial Review Committee. Outside of the office, she enjoys tennis, golf, hiking, and camping, and playing fetch with her dogs, Matilda & Fiona.

Publications & Presentations

  • Employment Law Update (Presenter, United Way Volunteer Leader Conference - National Volunteer Week, April 2017)
  • Employment Law Update (Presenter, United Way Volunteer Leader Conference - National Volunteer Week, April 2018)
  • Opioid Crisis (Presenter, Otsego Chamber of Commerce, April 2018)

Past Employment Experience

  • Law Firm, 2016-2017
  • TML Acquisitions, LLC, Independent Consultant, 2013-2016
  • Ricoh Americas Corporation, Human Resources Management and Senior Employment Law & Equal Employment Opportunity Advisor, 2007-2013
  • Iron Mountain Records Management, Human Resources Management, 2001-2007

Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network, Board of Directors, 2016-Present
  • Broome County Council of Churches, Secretary, 2018-Present