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Jeffrey P. Englander

Partner & Co-Chair, Labor & Employment
Tel: 212.735.8720
Mobile: 646.896.9954
Fax: 917.522.3121
Email: jenglander@morrisoncohen.com

Jeff co-chairs Morrison Cohen’s Labor and Employment Law Department and is a Partner in Morrison Cohen's Compensation, Benefits & Employment Department, having concentrated for more than 40 years in this area. He is also a member of the Firm’s Business Litigation Department. He is experienced in the litigation of employment discrimination matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies at the federal, state and local levels. He also practices before federal and state agencies charged with enforcement of anti-discrimination, wage and hour, occupational safety, and labor laws, as well as virtually all others involving regulation of the workplace.

Jeff routinely counsels clients with respect to a wide range of employment-related issues, including terminations, downsizing, plant closings, and internal investigations of employee misconduct and is regularly called upon to supervise or conduct such investigations where allegations of sexual harassment or other workplace irregularities have been asserted. He has negotiated and drafted innumerable severance agreements and each year concludes a large number of significant settlements on behalf of high placed executives.

Having begun his career in the practice of "traditional" labor law, Jeff has considerable experience in practice before the National Labor Relations Board and in all facets of effective labor-management relations, including contract and grievance administration, arbitration of labor disputes, and preventative labor relations. He has been trial counsel in innumerable proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, successfully defending employers in unfair labor practice trials as well as in connection with every conceivable facet of the litigation of questions concerning representation, including decertification of bargaining representatives and unit clarification. For many years, he has represented a significant number of interstate and local transportation companies in connection with such issues.

Jeff is an advocate for alternative dispute resolution, which he has successfully utilized on behalf of numerous Firm clients. He is a frequent contributor and lecturer on a variety of workplace issues. An avid and accomplished photographer with several shows to his credit, Mr. Englander's photographs may be found hanging in the Firm's common areas.

Jeff was an intern Law Clerk to Hon. Jack B. Weinstein, U.S.D.J., E.D.N.Y., and began his career with the firm of Friedlander, Gaines, Cohen & Rosenberg, first as an associate and from 1981 as a partner.


Professional Activities

Member, New York State Governor's Human Rights Advisory Council
Member, Board of Directors, The New York Pops
Member, Section on Labor and Employment Law, American and New York State Bar Associations


Martindale-Hubbell® - AV Rated

Super Lawyer, New York City Metro area in Employment and Labor Law (2006-2007, 2010-2018)

Hofstra University School of Law
- Research Editor, Hofstra Law Review
- Recognized by the Law Faculty as the School’s "Outstanding Law Graduate – 1975"