Profile

Dennis is of counsel to the firm and has practiced labor and employment law since 1977, both in private practice and as in-house counsel.

His practice focuses on advising and representing employers in the litigation of employment discrimination and workplace harassment disputes; restrictive covenant and other unfair competition matters; wage and hour matters, including class action litigation and federal and state administrative investigations and audits; mediation and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings; grievance arbitrations; representation, unfair labor practice, and other proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board; and collective bargaining.

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  • Listed in:
    • The Best Lawyers in America®, Labor Law - Management, 2015-2022 (listed for more than 5 years)
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
      • Top-Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment Law
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Employment & Labor, 2021
  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section; Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Management Co-Chair, Workplace Rights and Responsibilities Committee; CLE Committee; and past Secretary
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Law Lawyers
  • New York Management Attorneys Conference

  • The Status of the "Joint Employer" Standard Expansion and Potential Implications: Redefining the Relationship Between Franchisees and Franchisors as well as Redefining Who the Employer/Employee Is, American Conference Institute National Forum on Labor-Management Relations, October 27-28, 2015
  • Lecturer, Practising Law Institute

  • Co-Author, 2019 Chambers USA Regional Employment Guide, New York Chapter
  • Quoted in "Four outcomes possible following today’s Brady hearing," The Boston Globe, March 2, 2016
  • Quoted in "Did Judge Berman rule correctly in Tom Brady case?," The Boston Globe, February 29, 2016

  • President, New York Chapter, Girard College Alumni Association
  • Past President, New York Chapter and National Delegate, Boston College Law School Alumni Association