Kimberly N. Dobson counsels and represents employers in a wide range of traditional labor and employment law matters. Kim’s practice focuses on representing employers in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies in litigation involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She has participated in all phases of litigation from commencement through trial and appeal.

In addition to her litigation practice, Kim advises clients on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws. She prepares and reviews employment policies, handbooks and employment agreements and routinely counsels employers regarding disability leave management matters.

Prior to joining Littler, Kim worked as an associate for a national labor and employment law firm for several years. She previously served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Arthur F. Engoron of the New York City Civil Court.

While attending law school, Kim was the Managing Editor of Production for the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s Journal of International Business and Law and received an award of excellence for her work in the Community and Economic Development Clinic.

Professional & Community Affiliations


National Association of Women Lawyers


American Bar Association


Recipient, Long Island Public Interest and Pro Bono Attorney of the Year

Touro Law Center


Named, Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services

Long Island Business News


Recipient, Award of Excellence

Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University


News, Analysis & Press

COVID-19 – A Retail Industry Focus


March 19, 2020

The Originality of Photographs for Purposes of Copyright Law Before and After Brideman Art Library, Ltd. v. Corel Corp.

Florida Coastal Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 2

Winter 2009


  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 2008cum laude
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York