Susan Davis and Kelly Malloy’s Article on the Misclassification of College Athletes is Published in the Fall 2021 Issue of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Newsletter

Susan Davis and Kelly Malloy co-authored an article featured in the Fall 2021 Issue of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Newsletter titled “The New Penalty Box: NLRB GC Issues Warning for Misclassifying College Athletes”.  The article discusses the position that the recently appointed General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board has taken with respect to the collective bargaining rights of players in college sports.  A copy of the article can be found here: NLRB GC Issues Warning for Misclassifying College Athletes.

Lisa M. Gomez Appeared Before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee for a Hearing on her Nomination to Serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor

October 7, 2021

Lisa M. Gomez appeared before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions on October 7, 2021 for a hearing on her nomination to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor.  Ms. Gomez was nominated to this position by President Joseph Biden in July 2021.  The hearing can be found at https://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/nominations-of-lisa-gomez-to-be-the-assistant-secretary-for-employee-benefits-security-department-of-labor-and-jose-javier-rodriguez-to-be-the-assistant-secretary-for-employment-and-training-department-of-labor

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP attorneys named in the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers

October 4, 2021

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP congratulates its attorneys who were recognized in the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers guide: 

  • Jonathan M. Cerrito for Employee Benefits
  • Susan Davis for Unions & Employee Rights
  • Peter D. DeChiara for Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Lisa M. Gomez for Employee Benefits
  • Evan R. Hudson-Plush for Employee Rights Litigation, including Wage & Hour
  • Hanan B. Kolko for Employee Benefits (especially Unions)
  • Zachary N. Leeds for Employee Benefits (especially Unions)
  • Jani K. Rachelson for Employee Benefits (especially Unions)
  • Keith E. Secular for Unions & Employee Rights
  • Melissa S. Woods for Employee & Civil Rights (including Unions)

View the publication online at The 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers | Lawdragon

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP attorneys named as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars on the 2021 New York Metro Annual List of Super Lawyers magazine

Cohen, Weiss and Simon LLP congratulates its attorneys who were recognized in the 2021 New York Metro Annual List of Super Lawyers magazine:

  • Jonathan M. Cerrito for Employee Benefits
  • Susan Davis for Employment and Labor
  • Peter D. DeChiara for Employment and Labor
  • Lisa M. Gomez for Employee Benefits
  • Evan R. Hudson-Plush for Employment and Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Hanan B. Kolko for Employment and Labor, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Civil Litigation & Employee Benefits
  • Jani K. Rachelson for Employee Benefits
  • Richard M. Seltzer for Bankruptcy, Employment and Labor & Employee Benefits
  • Bruce H. Simon for Employment and Labor & Entertainment and Sports

The Firm also congratulates its attorneys who were recognized in the 2021 New York Metro Annual Rising Stars List of Super Lawyers magazine:

  • Marie B. Hahn for Employment and Labor
  • Olivia R. Singer for Employment and Labor
  • Kate M. Swearengen for Employment and Labor and Employment Litigation

Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, with selection based upon independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Jani K. Rachelson and Marcy J. Dunlap will present at the IFEBP’s 67th Annual Employee Benefits Conference on October 17-20, 2021

October 17-20, 2021

Jani K. Rachelson and Marcy J. Dunlap will present at the IFEBP’s 67th Annual Employee Benefits Conference on October 17-20, 2021. Ms. Rachelson will co-present a session entitled “Legal and Legislative Update for Retirement Plans.” Ms. Dunlap will co-present a session entitled “Understanding Surprise Billing and Transparency Rules.”

https://www.ifebp.org/education/usannual/Pages/annual-employee-benefits-conference-2101.aspx

Melissa S. Woods Presents at the Peggy Browning Fund 23rd Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference on October 16, 2021

October 15-17, 2021

Melissa S. Woods will participate in a workshop titled “The Rewards of Labor Law Practice”.  In this workshop, she will share her perspectives on working and practicing law in and for the labor movement, and on the positives and negatives of such a practice and the lifestyle that goes with it.  She will also offer suggestions on how law students can obtain union, government or plaintiff-side job. 

Susan Davis, Melissa S. Woods and Marcy J. Dunlap present at the American Bar Association’s 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference on November 10-13, 2021

November 10-13, 2021

Susan Davis, Melissa S. Woods and Marcy J. Dunlap will present at the American Bar Association’s 15th Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference on November 10-13, 2021. Ms. Davis will participate in a panel entitled “Meet the National Labor Relations Board General Counsel”. Ms. Woods will participate in a panel entitled Using “The Danger of a Single Story” to inform and Shape Ethical Conduct. Ms. Dunlap will participate in a panel entitled “Recent Developments Impacting Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Benefits: What Every Employer and Employee Should Know”.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/labor_law/events_cle/lel-conference/

Melissa S. Woods Presents on Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations at the Practicing Law Institute’s (PLI) 2021 Program

October 12, 2021

On October 12, 2021, Melissa S. Woods will present at the PLI Employment Law Institute’s 2021 Program.  Ms. Woods will participate in a panel on Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations.  The panel will discuss analyzing the common causes for investigation, considerations in hiring an investigator, determining the scope of the investigation, special considerations for public sector investigation, conducting investigations in the virtual environment, navigating investigations with union issues, and avoiding common investigation mishaps.

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