Bruce S. Levine
Bruce S. Levine practices in the areas of labor relations law and ERISA litigation.
Mr. Levine has more than 35 years of experience practicing labor relations and employee benefits law. He began his career working in the Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor, and has been representing unions and Taft-Hartley benefit plans since 1989. Mr. Levine recently returned to the partnership at Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP, after having spent approximately ten years as the in-house General Counsel for a group of Taft-Hartley plans in the New York City construction industry. Mr. Levine has substantial experience practicing in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. He has successfully argued cases before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fifth Circuits. He has also represented unions and benefit plans in major bankruptcy reorganizations in the airline, steel, and auto industries. Mr. Levine is the former co-chair of the Labor Relations Committee of the New York State Bar Association. He has taught labor law and collective bargaining for Cornell ILR Extension, and has been a frequent participant on panels sponsored by the New York State and American Bar Associations.
I continue to believe that collective bargaining provides the best path forward for American workers and their families. I have always believed that the collective bargaining process is the key for workers to pursue the American