Eric Raphan is a partner in the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group and is located in our New York Office. Mr. Raphan’s practice encompasses a wide range of labor and employment matters, including the defense of single plaintiff and class action discrimination, wrongful discharge and wage/hour claims, in addition to employment contract, restrictive covenant, whistleblower, sexual harassment and related claims.
He regularly represents clients in labor and employment litigations in federal and state courts, and in proceedings before various administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor and various state and local agencies. Mr. Raphan also represents clients in all stages of the labor election process, including election campaigns and hearings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Raphan regularly counsels both domestic and international clients on matters relating to wage/hours issues, harassment, minimizing employer liability, reductions-in-force, and the development, implementation and enforcement of employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, restrictive covenants, and independent contractor agreements.
Mr. Raphan also counsels clients regarding Title VII, ADEA, ADA, WARN, FMLA, FLSA and other federal, state and local employment statutes. He also advises management on the labor aspects of mergers and acquisitions and the extraterritorial application of U.S. laws.
- J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2001, magna cum laude
- B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1998, magna cum laude
- New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York
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