Adam is a member in the firm’s labor and employment practice helping public and private employers navigate often overwhelming federal and state employment laws, providing preventive advice and, when necessary, aggressively defending employment-related claims. He regularly counsels his clients regarding employee discipline, employment agreements and employee handbooks and also provides guidance regarding wage and hour laws, including when and how employees must be paid as well as the use and enforceability of non-compete agreements.
Adam also conducts investigations on behalf of his employer clients related to allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation and represents them against claims arising under various anti-discrimination statutes such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the New York Human Rights Law (NYHRL) and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). In addition, Adam has successfully defended employers against employment discrimination and retaliation claims in the New York State Division of Human Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He has obtained findings of “No Probable Cause” from these administrative agencies dismissing complaints in many matters, including for clients in the healthcare industry, technology industry, manufacturing industry, and banking industry.