Ferrara Fiorenza P.C.

Catherine E. Muskin

Catherine E. M. Muskin earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Colgate University in 2009.  Following graduation, she worked as a paralegal for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.  Catherine received her law degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School.  During law school, she authored articles on student Internet speech and employment discrimination for the Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice, of which she was the Executive Notes Editor.

Catherine regularly assists with the resolution of complaints made to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the New York State Education Department’s Commissioner of Education.  She frequently advises clients regarding student and employee free speech, labor relations, student discipline, school elections, and special education. 

Catherine’s practice also includes matters involving unlawful discrimination, wage and hour claims, employer obligations under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), unemployment, and retaliatory discharge.  In addition, she assists employers with the investigation and resolution of complaints made to the New York State Division of Human Rights.  Catherine also provides support in connection with litigation matters.

Catherine is admitted to the New York State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.  She is also a member of several professional associations including the New York State Association of School Attorneys, the New York State Bar Association, and the Onondaga County Bar Association.