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Zachary D. Fasman

Zachary D. Fasman

Proskauer Rose LLP

New York, NY, USA


Zachary D. Fasman is a Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department of Proskauer Rose LLP, resident in the New York office. Zach focuses his practice on representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including labor-management relations, employment litigation and counseling.

Zach has extensive trial and appellate experience in employment litigation, having handled hundreds of employment law cases ranging from nationwide class actions to jury trials of individual discrimination claims. He has argued numerous employment and labor cases in both state and federal appellate courts, including two successful arguments before the United States Supreme Court.

Zach’s labor-management relations practice encompasses advising employers during representation campaigns, collective bargaining, labor arbitrations and all forms of counseling regarding union and employee relations as well as employment at will and related employment issues.  He has negotiated collective bargaining agreements with most major U.S. labor unions and also has substantial experience appearing before the National Labor Relations Board, where he tried the second longest case in NLRB history.  In addition, Zach provides day-to-day counseling and advice to employers on a wide range of issues including complex labor and employment law issues in mergers and acquisitions, the intersection between labor and antitrust law, federal preemption, and the arbitration of statutory claims.

Having practiced in Washington for many years, Zach has testified before the U.S. Congress and the EEOC on multiple occasions and has worked extensively with Congress and the White House, on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other organizations, on numerous pieces of legislation.  He is a long time member of the U.S. Chamber’s Labor Relations Committee and has submitted many amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the Chamber and other organizations to the U.S. Supreme Court on labor and employment law issues.

A noted author and sought-after speaker on labor and employment issues, Zach co-chairs the Practising Law Institute’s Annual Employment Law Institute and has written numerous articles in the New York Law Journal and a wide-variety of other publications.  He is one of nine lawyers in New York City to earn a “Band One” ranking in Labor and Employment in Chambers USA and Chambers Global and was recently named one of the Top 100 lawyers in New York by Superlawyers.  He is a long-time Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.  He also is a member of the Advisory Board of New York University Law School’s Center for Labor and Employment Law, and teaches employment law to members of the federal judiciary through the Federal Judicial Center.

Zachary D. Fasman is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Opening Remarks and Introduction - Opening Remarks and Introduction, Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Opening Remarks and Introduction - Opening Remarks and Introduction , Monday, November 05, 2012
The Year in Review - The Year in Review, Monday, November 05, 2012
Professional and Ethical Obligations in Employment Law Cases - Professional and Ethical Obligations in Employment Law Cases, Monday, November 05, 2012
Labor Law Nuts and Bolts - Labor Law Nuts and Bolts, Monday, April 08, 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
The Year in Review - The Year in Review, Monday, October 28, 2013
Opening Remarks and Introduction - Opening Remarks and Introduction, Monday, October 28, 2013
National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only) - National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only), Friday, July 25, 2014
The Year in Review - The Year in Review, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It - Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Opening Remarks and Introduction - Opening Remarks and Introduction, Wednesday, October 22, 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, Friday, March 20, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding?, Monday, July 14, 2014
Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It - Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Year in Review - The Year in Review, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Views from the Bench:Litigating Damages - Views from the Bench:Litigating Damages, Wednesday, October 22, 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, Friday, March 20, 2015
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning: What are the Practical Implications of the Supreme Court's Holding? (Audio-only), Friday, July 25, 2014
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Employment Law Institute 2014
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Employment Law Developments 2014 (Substantive Outline) - Employment Law Institute 2014, Monday, October 20, 2014
Emotional Distress Damages: Legal, Practical and Ethical Issues - Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015, Monday, March 16, 2015
Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities When Lawyers Work with Psychiatrists and Psychologists (PowerPoint slides) - Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015, Monday, March 16, 2015
Web Segment  Web Segment Views from the Bench:Litigating Damages - Employment Law Institute 2014, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The Year in Review - Employment Law Institute 2014, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It - Employment Law Institute 2014, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibilities: When Lawyers Work With Psychiatrists and Psychologists - Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015, Friday, March 20, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Year in Review - The Year in Review, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It - Ethics for Employment Lawyers: Defining What Lawyers Do and Where They Can Do It, Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Views from the Bench:Litigating Damages - Views from the Bench:Litigating Damages, Wednesday, October 22, 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, Friday, March 20, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Employment Law Institute 2014, Tuesday, November 04, 2014, New York, NY
Psychological Issues in Employment Law 2015, Monday, March 30, 2015, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Employment Law Institute 2015, Thursday, October 22, 2015, New Brunswick , NJ
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