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Allan S. Bloom

Allan S. Bloom

Proskauer Rose LLP

New York, NY, USA


Allan Bloom is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and advisor who represents management in a broad range of employment and labor law matters. As a litigator, Allan has successfully defended a number of the world’s leading companies against claims for unpaid wages, employment discrimination, breach of contract and wrongful discharge, both at the trial and appellate court levels as well as in arbitration. He has secured complete defense verdicts for clients in front of juries, as well as injunctions to protect clients’ confidential information and assets.

As the leader of Proskauer’s Wage and Hour Practice Group, Allan has been a strategic partner to a number of Fortune 500 companies to help them avoid, minimize and manage exposure to wage and hour-related risk. Allan’s views on wage and hour issues have been featured in The New York Times, Reuters, Bloomberg and Fortune, among other leading publications. His class-action defense work for clients has saved hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

Allan is regularly called on to advise boards of directors and senior leadership on highly sensitive matters such as executive transitions, internal investigations and strategic workforce planning. He also has particular expertise in the financial services industry, where he has litigated and arbitrated cases, including at FINRA and its predecessors, for more than 20 years.

A prolific author and speaker, Allan was the Editor of the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Journal from 2012 to 2017. He is a member of the NYSBA's House of Delegates, sits on the Executive Committee of the NYSBA's Labor and Employment Law Section, and is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

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

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
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Employment Law Update: What You Need to Know in 2018 (April 27, 2018) - Bridge-the-Gap: Professional Practice for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2018, Friday, August 03, 2018
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