Jeffrey concentrates his practice on counseling and representing employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters.
Jeffrey focuses his practice on wage and hour compliance and litigation, employment discrimination litigation, traditional labor law, and ERISA matters. He has extensive experience litigating collective action wage and hour and employment discrimination matters in both federal and state courts as well as representing clients in administrative proceedings before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, U.S. Department of Labor and National Labor Relations Board.
Before joining FordHarrison, Jeffrey worked at a full service firm and two boutique labor and employment firms specializing in ERISA litigation and employment litigation. Immediately after law school, Jeffrey served as a legal fellow at the Nassau County Office of Labor Relations where he regularly counseled County management on personnel decisions and represented the County at arbitration hearings, mediations and Public Employment Relations Board proceedings.
In addition to his regular practice, Jeffrey lectures on issues involving religious discrimination and accommodation. Jeffrey has also written and lectured extensively about the development of the disparate impact theory of discrimination in both American and European Union law.
Jeffrey earned his law degree from the Fordham University School of Law where he was awarded the Addison M. Metcalf Labor Law Prize. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. At Cornell, Jeffrey concentrated his studies in collective bargaining, labor and employment law and labor history.