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Craig applies his experience advising employers in labor and employment law to improve the workplace productivity of all his clients’ workforces, large or small.

Craig works with a diverse group of public and private sector employers, including municipalities, school districts, public authorities of all types, small family owned businesses, large public companies, not-for-profit service organizations and institutions of higher education. With a holistic picture in mind, Craig counsels his clients through the maze of federal and state laws, rules and regulations, helping them achieve a seamless flow of operations.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Education Law; Employment Law - Management, 2019-2022
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
      • Top-Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Employment & Labor, 2015-2020
    • Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Honoree, 2018
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • 2015 LIBN Around 50 Award
  • Lead Articles Editor, Notre Dame Law Review

  • Operating in the COVID-19 Environment: NYS Paid Leave, Vaccine Exemptions (religious & medical) and APPR, Long Island Association of School Personnel Administrators, October 7, 2021
  • COVID-19 Labor Issues as School Personnel Return to Work, Long Island Association of School Personnel Administrators, Part 1: July 29, 2020; Part 2, August 5, 2020
  • Marijuana in the Workplace, Association of Towns 2020 Annual Meeting & Training School, New York, NY February 18, 2020
  • Direct Dealing in Negotiations: A Shortcut to Success or a Road to Trouble, New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association, July 17, 2019
  • Hiring Do's and Don'ts - Salary History, Ban the Box & Social Media Review, Bond Workplace 2019, June 6, 2019
  • Solving the Mental Health Rubik's Cube in the Modern Workplace, Long Island Association of School Personnel Admin., March 6, 2019
  • The Impact of Janus on Public Employers, Employees and Unions, 2019 NY Association of Towns Annual Meeting, February 19, 2019
  • Employment Law Update, Bond Workplace Seminar 2018, May 22, 2018
  • Negotiations Potpourri - Health Insurance, Agency Fees & Creative Solutions to Keep Salaries in Line with the Tax Cap, Nassau County School Personnel Association, March 1, 2018 
  • Investigations & Student Rights Relative to Social Media, Mid-Hudson School Study Council, August 5, 2016
  • Onboarding and Pre-hire practices - applications, interviews, background checks, convictions and arrests - Part 1, New York State Public Employer Labor Relations Association, Inc., 41st Annual Training Conference, July 22, 2015
  • Labor and Employment Law Update, Bond's Statewide Labor, Employment & HR Conference, Workplace 2015, June 24, 2015
  • Employment Law Update, Association of Towns Annual Conference, February 17, 2015
  • Learning to 'Do the Dance' Without Tripping Up! - Managing Leaves in the 'Seventies' of the Civil Service Law, New York Conference of Mayors Workshop, March 7, 2014 and September 12, 2013

  • Quoted in "LIers Fight to Find Jobs After Serving Jail Time, Convictions," Newsday, July 5, 2019
  • Featured in “Ones to Watch - Law,” Long Island Business News, October 13, 2017
  • Featured in "Who's Who in Intellectual Property and Labor Law, Long Island Business News, February 24, 2017; Speaking on what issues he believes will be key in the year to come.
  • Quoted in "Curbing Political Venom in the Workplace," Long Island Business News, July 29, 2016
  • "Grumet v. Board of Education of the Kiryas Joel Village School District - The Exclusion of Religious Communities From an Entitlement to Public Schools," Notre Dame Law Review