PRACTICESEmployment & Labor Law
ERISA and Employee Benefits
- Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
- Harvard University, A.B.
- New York
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 9th Circuits
- U.S. District Court for the Districts of Colorado, Massachusetts and Ohio
- U.S. Dist. Ct., EDNY
- U.S. Dist. Ct., NDNY
- U.S. Dist. Ct., SDNY
Evan J. Spelfogel
Representing management in all aspects of employment law, including age, sex, race, religion, national origin and disability discrimination before the EEOC and deferral agencies, and in state and federal courts.
Counseling clients and litigating concerning FLSA and state wage and overtime, Davis-Bacon Act and prevailing rate matters; affirmative action plans; human resource audits; employee handbooks and policies; drug and alcohol programs; wrongful discharge claims; breach of employment, confidentiality and non-compete contracts; National Labor Relations and Railway Labor Act matters (covering railroad and airline employees); union avoidance strategies, organizational campaigns and decertification proceedings; strikes and picketing; union negotiations and arbitration; safety laws and regulations; workplace violence, negligent hiring and/or retention; independent contractor vs. employee issues; due diligence in acquisitions and mergers; and employee benefits/ERISA/fiduciary and MPPAA withdrawal liability matters.
Conducting grievance, mediation, and arbitration hearings, advising on the creation and implementation of non-union alternative dispute resolution procedures (ADR) and the mediation and arbitration of statutory employment discrimination claims.