David M. Katz: Lawyer with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

David M. Katz


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Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Labor & Benefits
  • Counseling
  • Training & Employment Practices
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Employee Mobility
  • Noncompetes & Trade Secrets
  • Employment Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Labor-Management Relations & Labor Disputes
  • Defense of Employment Discrimination & Harassment Claims
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Sports
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Technology
  • Communications & Media
  • Nonprofits
Contact InfoTelephone: 212.692.6844
Fax: 212-983-3115
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

University Emory University, B.A., 2000
Law SchoolRutgers University, J.D., 2003
AdmittedNew Jersey; New York; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

David is experienced in representing employers and executives in all aspects of labor and employment law.

He frequently counsels clients on issues related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, wage and hour, workforce reductions, leaves of absence, post-employment restrictive covenants, executive compensation, employee benefits, and collective bargaining.

David also reviews and drafts employment policies, handbooks, employment and consulting agreements, shareholder agreements, deferred compensation plans, and restrictive covenants.


• Quoted inThe Obesity Problem is Growing,The National Law Journal (09.24.2012)

• Quoted inPrepare for the New Payroll Deduction Law,Crain's New York Business (08.31.2012)


Author,Will NJ Go 'Ban the Box' and Beyond,Law360 (01.06.2014)

• Author,Obesity as a Covered Disability under the ADA,BNA's Daily Labor Report (10.05.2012)

• Co-author,NLRB Requires Non-Union Employers to Post Unionization Rights Notices,Employment, Labor & Benefits Alert (09.07.2011)

• Co-author,Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Supervisors May Not Bury Their Heads in the Sand To Avoid Sexual Harassment Liability,Employment, Labor & Benefits Alert (12.16.2009)

• Employers Must Provide Paid Leave to New Jersey Employees Effective July 1, 2009,Employment, Labor & Benefits Alert (06.23.2009)

• Co-author,The Employee Free Choice Act and the RESPECT Act: How Should Employers Respond?, (02.18.2009)

• Co-author,New York Enacts New Laws Regarding Background Checks and Hiring,Employment, Labor & Benefits Alert (02.09.2009)

• Co-author,Obama Signs Ledbetter Act; Congress Continues to Debate Paycheck Fairness Ac,Employment, Labor & Benefits Alert (01.29.2009)


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New Jersey Likely Next to Ban Discrimination Against the Unemployed
David M. Katz, July 26, 2014
Earlier this month, we wrote about New Jersey’s proposed “ban the box” measure—a law that would prohibit employers from inquiring about job candidates’ criminal histories early in the hiring process—heading to Governor Chris Christie’s desk. It’s...

New Jersey’s “Ban the Box” Bill Sent to Governor Christie’s Desk; Final Version More Employer-Friendly
David M. Katz, July 10, 2014
In December, we wrote about New Jersey’s proposed “ban the box” measure, known as the Opportunity to Compete Act, making its way through the legislature - a law that would prohibit employers from inquiring about job candidates’ criminal histories early in the hiring process....

Supreme Court to Review Whether Rulemaking is Required When DOL and Other Agencies Flip-Flop on Regulatory Interpretations
David M. Katz, June 27, 2014
Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether the Department of Labor must engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking in order to significantly alter its interpretation of the agency’s Fair Labor Standards Act regulations (Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association and Nickols v....

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David M. Katz

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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