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Ethan D. Balsam advises and represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has defended clients in a range of employment-related litigation, arbitration, and administrative agency proceedings, including claims involving:

  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Constitutional due process
  • Traditional labor matters
  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act

Additionally, Ethan counsels employers in various aspects of labor and employment law, including:

  • Termination decisions
  • Employee discipline
  • Personnel policies
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Compliance with federal, state and local laws

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Ethan represented education institutions, municipalities and health systems before federal and New York state courts, and various administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Division of Human Rights, New York State Public Employment Relations Board and the New York State Education Department. He also negotiated collective bargaining agreements.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Member, Nassau County Bar Association

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