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Zachary D. Fasman

Zachary D. Fasman

Proskauer Rose LLP

New York, NY, USA


Zachary Fasman is a partner in the Employment Law Department and national co-chair of the firm's Employment Discrimination practice. He represents management in employment discrimination, labor relations and employee benefits matters and litigation.

Mr. Fasman has litigated cases ranging from nationwide class actions to jury trials of individual employment discrimination claims, and has argued numerous cases in both state and federal appellate courts, including two successful arguments before the United States Supreme Court. In addition to his extensive employment litigation background, Mr. Fasman maintains a substantial traditional labor law practice representing employers in collective bargaining and before the National Labor Relations Board and in the federal courts.

Recent Representations
  • Chen-Oster et al. v Goldman Sachs et al., No. 11-5229-cv (pending in Second Circuit): Gender class action involving enforcement of arbitration agreement
  • CNN, Inc., (pending before the National Labor Relations Board): second longest trial in NLRB history
Accolades and Recognitions
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America (20 years)
  • Named one of “America’s Top 100 Employment Law Attorney’s” by Lawdragon
  • Named to "New York Area's Best Lawyers" by New York Magazine (2005-2012), and “New York's Super Lawyers” (2006-2012)
  • Band One rating from Chambers USA (one of 10 New York employment law attorneys)
  • Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell® (20 years)
Speaking Engagements and Publications
  • Lectured on topics ranging from appellate advocacy to legal ethics at law schools throughout the country.
  • Teaches employment law to members of the federal judiciary on behalf of the Federal Judicial Center and New York University Law School.
  • Author of three books and numerous articles on employment and labor law and lectures frequently on labor and employment law issues throughout the country.
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Member, Advisory Board of the New York University Law School’s Center for Labor and Employment Law, and St. John’s School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Member, Labor Relations Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, American Bar Association, Labor Law Section, Committee on the Development of the Law under the National Labor Relations Act and of the International Labor Law Committee
  • Member, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute
  • Member, Lawyers’ Committee of the Anti-Defamation League
  • Former Member, District of Columbia Bar’s Legal Ethics Committee and Taskforce on Civility in the Practice of Law
  • Co-chair, PLI’s 41st Annual Employment Law Institute
Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (with honors, Order of the Coif), 1972
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1969




Zachary D. Fasman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Recent Developments in Traditional Labor Law - Understanding Employment Law 2013 , Friday, April 05, 2013
Developments in Equal Employment Opportunity Law - Employment Law Institute 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Understanding Employment Law 2013: Labor Law Nuts and Bolts - Labor Law Nuts and Bolts , Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013 - The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List - The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List , Monday, October 28, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013: The Year in Review - The Year in Review , Monday, October 28, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013 - NLRB: Current Controversies and Labor Law in the Union and Non-Unionized Workplaces - NLRB: Current Controversies and Labor Law in the Union and Non-Unionized Workplaces , Monday, October 28, 2013
Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2014 - Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists - Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists , Wednesday, March 19, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Understanding Employment Law 2013: Labor Law Nuts and Bolts - Labor Law Nuts and Bolts , Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013 - The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List - The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List , Monday, October 28, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013 - NLRB: Current Controversies and Labor Law in the Union and Non-Unionized Workplaces - NLRB: Current Controversies and Labor Law in the Union and Non-Unionized Workplaces , Monday, October 28, 2013
Employment Law Institute 2013: The Year in Review - The Year in Review , Monday, October 28, 2013
Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2014 - Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists - Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists , Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Employment Law Institute 2013
Web Segment  Web Segment The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List - Employment Law Institute 2013 , Monday, October 28, 2013
The Year in Review - Employment Law Institute 2013 , Monday, October 28, 2013
NLRB: Current Controversies and Labor Law in the Union and Non-Unionized Workplaces - Employment Law Institute 2013 , Monday, October 28, 2013
Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists - Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2014 , Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Transcripts  Transcripts The Year in Review - The Year in Review , Monday, October 28, 2013
The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List - The Ethics of Email and Social Media: A Top Ten List , Monday, October 28, 2013
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Law Institute 2013 , Tuesday, November 05, 2013 , New York, NY
Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2014 , Monday, March 31, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , New York, NY
Employment Law Institute 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013 , New York, NY
Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2014 , Monday, March 17, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , Mechanicsburg, PA
Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , Philadelphia, PA
Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , New Brunswick , NJ
Employment Law Institute 2014 , Monday, October 20, 2014 , Pittsburgh, PA
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