Overview

William P. McLane represents employers before federal and state courts in a wide variety of employment and labor matters, focusing primarily on the litigation of discrimination suits under:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans With Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

He has extensive wage and hour law experience, including federal and state class and collective actions, and regularly appears before the New Jersey Department of Labor. He also has experience in labor arbitrations, strike preparation, and union representation elections and has conducted numerous representation hearings before the National Labor Relations Board.

Additionally, William counsels employers on issues arising under the Family and Medical Leave Act and the New Jersey Family Leave Act, employee manuals, and employment termination. He regularly provides employee training and is often quoted in news outlets regarding recent trends and changes in employment law.

In law school, he served as student director of the Legislative Bureau.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Labor and Employment Section

New Jersey State Bar Association

Member

New York State Bar Association

Recognition

Named, The Best Lawyers in America©*

2013-2019

  * For information about the standards for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, please see https://www.bestlawyers.com/about/MethodologyBasic.aspx.

Speaking Engagements

Protect Your Business: The Latest Developments in Employment & Labor Laws

October 2, 2008

Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1996
  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1983With High Honors

Bar Admission

New Jersey
New York

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York