Alan M. Koral is a Vedder Price P.C. shareholder and heads the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Area in the New York offi ce. He represents and counsels domestic and international corporations with respect to litigation matters, administrative hearings and investigations, as well as general employment and labor law.
Mr. Koral has written and lectured extensively on labor and employment law matters. He has written numerous articles and is the author of two books, Conducting the Lawful Employment Interview (4th ed. 1992) and Employee Privacy Rights (1988), and has edited Chapter 7 (on religious discrimination) of the second edition of Schlei & Grossman’s Employment Discrimination Law (1983).
In 1985, Mr. Koral was appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo to the New York State Human Rights Advisory Council, and was later appointed by Governor Pataki to the New York Human Rights 50th Anniversary Advisory Committee. He serves on the Advisory Committee for labor and employment programs of the Practising Law Institute and the National Advisory Board of the Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal.
Mr. Koral was Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section, 2008–2009, and has been a member of the Section’s Executive Committee for many years. He is currently co-chair of the International Employment Law Committee of the International Law Section of the American Bar Association and is also a member of the EEO Committee of the ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section.
Mr. Koral is a Fellow of the American College of Labor and Employment Law and is a member of the Board of Visitors of the CUNY School of Law and St. John’s University
Law School Labor and Employment Law Board of Advisors. He has been named in New York Super Lawyers in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who.
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J.D., University of Chicago, Associate Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review