Focus: Employment Litigation, Preventative Counseling and HR Compliance, Employment Contracts, Termination Issues, Discrimination and Harassment, Wage and Hour Compliance, Restrictive Covenants and Unfair Competition
Education: J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2007), Order of the Barristers; B.A., University of Maryland, College Park (2003), Dean’s List
Admissions: New York; U.S. District Court for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Zev Singer represents and advises employers in a variety of industries on various aspects of labor and employment law. His practice focuses on defending businesses and companies in employment litigation matters and wage and hour class and collective actions. In addition to his litigation practice, he regularly counsels employers on their workplace policies, drafts employment agreements, and practices for compliance with federal, state and local employment laws.
Zev has extensive trial experience, having served as lead trial counsel in several federal jury trials involving employment law issues and has secured more than 20 defense wins as lead trial counsel in jury trials. He has represented clients before federal courts, state courts and numerous administrative agencies throughout New York State.
Before joining Greenwald Doherty, Zev worked at a large national law firm in their employment law department, and began his career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department, where he represented the city, its agencies and employees in a variety of areas, including a myriad of labor and employment matters.
Prior to his practice of law, Zev was a speechwriter in the Office of the Ambassador to the United States for the Embassy of Israel, where he crafted speeches and talking points for the ambassador and other Israeli government officials.
Zev also engages in extensive pro-bono work,and has assisted veterans of all branches of the military in appealing denial of service-connected benefits, and works with various other nonprofit organizations, including the Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA), where he represents and advises abused women in mediation and arbitration proceedings involving divorce, custody, child and spousal support issues.