Ms. Kousoulas is licensed to practice law in the states of New York and New Jersey, the United States District Courts of New York and New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is a graduate of New York University (B.A. 1986) and Brooklyn Law School (Juris Doctor, 1989).

With over 25 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, Ms. Kousoulas has successfully handled discrimination actions and appeals in federal and state courts, whistleblower claims pursuant to Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and wage and hour law claims. She has also counseled individuals, small to mid-sized businesses and organizations in matters pertaining to employment contracts, wage and hour law compliance, severance agreements and employment contracts. In addition to federal and state courts, Ms. Kousoulas has practiced extensively before the New York City Commission on Human Rights, the New York State Division of Human Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the National Labor Relations Board, and the United States Department of Labor.

Ms. Kousoulas has been a moderator and speaker at conferences and continuing legal education programs sponsored by Brooklyn Law School, New York Law School, New York University Law School, the New York County Lawyers’ Association, the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Greater New York, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section.

Teaching and Public Speaking Experience

Faculty, Trial Advocacy Workshop, NYC Law Department, Family Court Division, New York, February 4,1991

Panel Member, "Employment Discrimination, Liability Issues," Brooklyn Law School, New York, September 18, 1996

Moderator, "Litigating Sexual-Orientation Employment Discrimination Claims," New York County Lawyers' Association, July 14, 1999

Speaker, National Employment Lawyers' Association Sexual Harassment Committee, "Discrimination actions against the State; Eleventh Amendment Concerns," New York, June 13, 2000

Panel member, "The Equal Opportunity/Bisexual Harasser: Is there Discrimination when Both Men and Women are Sexually Harassed by the Same Harasser," Brooklyn Law School, New York, March 9, 2002

Speaker, "Sex, Gender and Stereotypes," National Employment Lawyers' Association, New York, April 10, 2002

Speaker, "Overview of Employment Law Protection for LGBT Employees," LeGal, New York, October 19, 2006

Panel Member,"Retaliation Cases After White v. Burlington Northern," New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Annual Meeting, New York, January 26, 2007

Speaker, "Employment Law for the General Practioner and Corporate Counselor," New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Syracuse, New York, April 20, 2007

Reported decisions of cases handled by Ms. Kousoulas include: Costello v. McEnery, 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10778 (S.D.N.Y. August 3, 1994); Leichter v. St. Vincent’s Hospital, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15552 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 25, 2001); Manning v. New York University, 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19606, 86 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1240 (2001); Lahey v. Singapore Airlines, Ltd., 115 F. Supp. 2d 464 (S.D.N.Y. 2000); Uddin v. New York City Administration for Children’s Services, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19373 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 21, 2001); Nakis v. Potter, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 25250 (S.D.N.Y. December 15, 2004); Richards v. Calvet, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5365 (March 31, 2005); and Kessler v. Westchester County Dept. of Social Services, 461 F.3d 199 (2d Cir. 2006).

Ms. Kousoulas is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association. She is also on the legal referral panels of the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


Dr. Lowitt is a medical doctor and an attorney who is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey and Florida. He is a graduate of Columbia College, Columbia University (A.B. 1964), Albert Einstein College of Medicine (M.D. 1969), Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 1981), and New York University School of Law (LL.M. Taxation, 1987). Dr. Lowitt is Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and a member of the American Bar Association.