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Allan S. Bloom

Allan S. Bloom

Proskauer Rose LLP

New York, NY, USA

Allan Bloom is a partner in Proskauer’s Labor & Employment Law Department and co-head of the firm’s Wage and Hour Practice Group. Allan is an experienced trial lawyer who represents management in a broad range of employment and labor law matters. He has successfully defended a number of the world’s leading financial services, investment management, technology, consumer products, publishing, telecommunications, , insurance, construction, and lodging companies, as well as global law firms and cultural institutions, against claims for unpaid wages, employment discrimination, breach of contract, and wrongful discharge, both at the trial and appellate court levels.

Allan has secured complete defense verdicts for clients in front of juries as well as in bench trials, in cases involving allegations of age, disability, national origin, race, and sex discrimination; harassment/hostile work environment; failure to provide reasonable accommodations; and retaliation.

Allan has particular expertise in the financial services industry, where he has litigated and arbitrated cases for more than 20 years. He has significant experience in federal and state wage and hour matters, in both the litigation and compliance contexts. He has served as counsel of record to a number of Fortune 500 companies in wage and hour class and collective actions and has counseled clients in audit and restructuring projects involving tens of thousands of employees.  Allan frequently represents clients in audits and investigations conducted by the New York State Department of Labor and other government agencies.

Allan regularly advises boards of directors and senior management on highly sensitive matters such as executive transitions and internal investigations.

Allan is the Editor of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Journal and previously served as a Senior Editor of the ABA treatise ADR in Employment Law (Bloomberg BNA, 2015) and as a Final Proof Editor of the ABA treatise Employment Discrimination Law, 5th Ed. (Bloomberg BNA, 2012). He frequently speaks on employment law issues, and has trained mediators for the Southern District of New York.

Allan has been recognized in Chambers USA since 2011 and in Best Lawyers in America since 2010.  He received a Cornerstone Award from Lawyers Alliance for New York in 2013, for providing outstanding pro bono legal services.


Employment Litigation & Arbitration

Class & Collective Actions

Wage and Hour

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets


Cornell Law School, J.D., 1995

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1991


New York

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, 2d Cir.

U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y.

U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.

U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y.

U.S. District Court, W.D.N.Y.

U.S. District Court, E.D. Michigan

Allan S. Bloom is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2018, Friday, August 03, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2018, Friday, August 03, 2018, New York, NY

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