Practices

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association (Labor and Litigation Sections)

New York State Bar Association (Co-Chair of Labor Section EEO Committee)

Community Involvement

Providence Rest Nursing Home (Board of Directors)

Education

Fordham University School of Law, J.D.

Villanova University, B.A., magna cum laude

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Christopher D'Angelo

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Christopher D'Angelo represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has successfully handled matters involving federal, state and local discrimination laws, wage-hour laws, family leave laws, plant closings, employment agreements and non-compete agreements. His management practice also includes labor relations. Mr. D'Angelo has advised clients with respect to union-avoidance, and he has appeared before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handling representation hearings, union election campaigns, and unfair labor practice proceedings. He has also successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements and handled hundreds of discharge and contract interpretation arbitrations arising out of union contracts. On behalf of his management clients, Mr. D'Angelo has conducted numerous internal investigations, and presented hundreds of workplace harassment training workshops.

Mr. D'Angelo also represents individual clients in employment law related matters and disputes. In that regard, he has negotiated numerous employment agreements, executive compensation agreements, and severance agreements. He has also advised clients with respect to their rights and obligations regarding restrictive covenants, and appeared on behalf of individual clients before the EEOC and in federal court actions alleging unlawful discrimination.

Recent cases handled by Mr. D'Angelo include several FLSA collective actions; a non-compete case in the proxy solicitation industry; several discrimination claims against retail clients; a class claim brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against a client in the hospitality industry alleging national origin discrimination which was settled on favorable terms; two representation hearings before the NLRB; an age and gender claim brought against a client in the publishing industry; a sexual orientation claim brought against a client in the recruiting industry; an age claim against a client in housing services; and a gender claim brought against a consumer goods manufacturer.

Mr. D'Angelo has published several articles and chapters in employment law treatises and the New York Law Journal. He has also been trained as a mediator, and has served on the pro bono mediation panel for the Southern District of New York since 1999.

Awards & Special Recognitions

Mr. D'Angelo has been named a Super Lawyer for the New York Metro Area in Super Lawyers Magazine each year between 2008 and 2016. He was named to the list of Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Labor and Employment) for 2016 and 2017.

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