Three FordHarrison Attorneys Named "2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers"

Date   Sep 17, 2013

FordHarrison LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm's attorneys have been named "2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers." Stephen Zweig, Mark Konkel and Philip Davidoff were all recognized.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The rigious selection process results in a statewide nomination and peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates.  Super Lawyers review is designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Stephen Zweig's practice is concentrated in three areas: executive compensation, litigation, and negotiations.  negotiates executive employment and separation agreements for companies and for individual employees, focusing on the underlying interests and relative leverage each brings to the negotiations.   Stephen also designs and drafts non-qualifies deferred compensation, short and long-term incentive bonus and equity and quasi-equity plans.

Mark Konkel works closely with management to maximize opportunities in employee relations and to achieve better, more thoughtful, more effective workplace solutions. When disputes arise, Mark protects employers' interests in federal and state courts, in arbitration, and before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the National Mediation Board, and state administrative agencies.  He has extensive experience in litigation involving employment discrimination claims, restrictive covenant and trade secret disputes, and employment agreements.

Phil Davidoff represents management in employment law matters, including claims involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wage & hour laws, family and medical leave laws, breach of contract, restrictive covenants and common law torts.  He has defended litigations in federal and state courts and administrative agencies across the United States, as well as in arbitrations before the National Association of Securities Dealers, FINRA and the American Arbitration Association.  He also regularly counsels employers on all aspects of employment law and workplace issues.