is of counsel in the Employment Law and Appellate practices of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office. His practice focuses on labor and employment law and a wide range of issues affecting the employment relationship including, designing ADR systems, training supervisors for performance-based management and employee involvement initiatives, advising clients in OFCCP, EEO and labor relations compliance and representing clients in individual, global HR management, and class EEO and wage and hour litigation. In addition, he has maintained an active appellate practice.
Mr. Estreicher has taught at New York University School of Law since 1978. He is the Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law, teaching primarily in the areas of: labor law, employment discrimination law, employment law, procedure, appellate advocacy, Supreme Court Practice, administrative law, and international law. At NYU Law, he also directs the Center for Labor and Employment Law and codirects the Opperman Institute of Judicial Administration, which provides training programs for federal and state trial and appellate judges from across the country. He is former chair of the labor committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and former secretary of the ABA's labor and employment section. He is the Chief Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement Third of Employment Law project. His pre-NYU Law career includes service as Law Clerk to Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr. of U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Harold Leventhal of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
As one of the nation's leading scholar-practitioners on labor and employment law, Mr. Estreicher has authored or edited over a dozen published books, including casebooks in labor law and employment discrimination and employment law; treatises in employment law and in labor law, global issues in labor law and employment law, conference volumes on sexual harassment, employee benefits, wage-hour litigation, employment ADR and cross-global employment issues. He has also authored over 100 articles in professional and academic journals; and has conducted training programs for judges, ADR professionals, and EEOC and DOL enforcement branches.
Accolades and Recognitions
- Susan C. Eaton 2010 Award for Outstanding Scholar-Practitioner (Labor and Employment Relations Association)
- Selected regularly for The Best Lawyers in America, in the specialty of Labor and Employment Law
- Named to Nation's 50 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys by Human Resource Executive Magazine
- Fellow, The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (installed August 7, 2005)
- Chief Reporter, Restatement Third of Employment Law & Lifetime Member, American Law Institute
- Columbia Law School, J.D., 1975 (editor-in-chief of the Columbia Law Review)
- Cornell University, M.S., 1974 (collective bargaining and labor history; Herbert H. Lehman Scholar)
- Columbia College, A.B., 1970 (Pulitzer Fund Scholar)