Lyle Zuckerman is a shareholder at Vedder Price P.C. and a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group in New York. For over 15 years, he has represented management in all disciplines of labor and employment law. Mr. Zuckerman defends employment discrimination, class action wage and hour, and breach of contract matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, and in arbitrations before FINRA and the AAA. With respect to traditional labor law, Mr. Zuckerman counsels employers in union avoidance and represents their interests in collective bargaining, grievance arbitrations, NLRB proceedings and work stoppages. His experience includes a broad range of companies and organizations, including employers in the financial services industry, schools and colleges, construction-industry employers, and media & entertainment companies.
Mr. Zuckerman graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 and Fordham University School Of Law in 1993, where he was a member of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and Fordham Moot Court Board, and also clerked for the National Labor Relations Board Division of Judges. Mr. Zuckerman thereafter joined the labor and employment department of Proskauer Rose LLP, and went on to serve as an associate in the law firms of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Kauff, McClain and McGuire, where he became a partner in 2007. Mr. Zuckerman also spent two years as in-house counsel at St. John's University, where he was solely responsible for all labor, employment, and civil rights matters.
The Legal 500 United States guide recommends Mr. Zuckerman in the Labor and Employment-Labor-Management Relations category, and Mr. Zuckerman was selected for inclusion in 2011 New York Rising Stars.