Tzvi Mackson joined the firm in 2010. He became Of Counsel on January 1, 2019.
Mr. Mackson represents union-affiliated employee benefit plans in compliance and administrative matters and in litigation, including collection actions, benefit claim cases, and withdrawal liability suits.
Prior to joining Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, Mr. Mackson practiced employee benefits law at a large firm in New York.
Before attending law school, Mr. Mackson served as a shop steward in local unions affiliated with AFSCME and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Mr. Mackson graduated magna cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2007, where he was a Notes Editor of the Cardozo Law Review, a Public Service Scholar and Dean’s Distinguished Scholar, a member of the Order of the Coif, and a recipient of the ABA/BNA Award of Excellence in the Study of Labor & Employment Law.
While attending law school, Mr. Mackson served as an intern at the Judges Division of the National Labor Relations Board and worked as a summer clerk in the General Counsel’s office of District Council 37, AFSCME. Mr. Mackson is the author of an article published in the Cardozo Law Review on secondary picketing under the National Labor Relations Act.
Mr. Mackson was a contributing author to the Fall 2013 Cumulative Supplement of the treatise Employee Benefits Law, Third Edition. He was named as a Rising Star for Employee Benefits on the 2014-2018 Annual Lists of Super Lawyers magazine.
Mr. Mackson earned an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University in 1989 and an MBA from Baruch College of the City University of New York in 1995.