Sherie Buell is a dedicated employment and civil rights attorney who has been a vital part of Bantle & Levy LLP since 2015. Ms. Buell joined us as an associate and has more than earned her promotion to partner through her hard work and commitment over the years.
A New York Metro Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2018, Ms. Buell has consistently met the criteria to meet this achievement that no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers from each state are awarded.
Ms. Buell obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English from Stanford University in 2008, as well as her Master of Arts in African Studies: Political Economy and Security from Stanford University the same year.
Before enrolling in law school, she spent a year working in a United Nations refugee camp in Zambia on development projects. She later received her Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law in 2014. During her time at Columbia, she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Public Interest Law Fellow, and received the Paul R. Hays Prize, which is awarded annually to outstanding first-year students in civil procedure. As a law student, she was also involved in Columbia’s Human Rights Law Review, served in Columbia’s Human Rights Clinic, and was a research assistant to Professor Michael Doyle.
From 2014 to 2015, Ms. Buell was an Open Society Foundations Presidential Fellow in Law. Prior to joining us at Bantle & Levy LLP, Ms. Buell also held several internships. She interned with the Center for Reproductive Rights during the fall of 2013, Human Rights Watch during the summer of 2013, the United Nations Development Program Legal Support Office during the spring of 2013, and The Carter Center during the summer of 2012.
Ms. Buell is currently a member of the New York chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. She previously served on the New York City Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee.
When she isn’t assisting our clients, Ms. Buell enjoys staying active with her husband and three young sons. You can often find her taking walks throughout Brooklyn, going on hikes, and playing tennis.