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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Like a Bad Penny, Discharged AT&T Employee Turns Up Years Later Despite No-Rehire Agreement; New Jersey Appellate Court Affirms $35K Judgment Against Her
David M. Katz, September 25, 2014
The inclusion of a “no-rehire” provision in separation agreement is fairly commonplace. Likewise, a damages provision (including liquidated damages and attorneys’ fees) in the event of a breach by the former employee are routinely included as well. In practice however, what...

Appellate Courts in New Jersey and New York Both Rule that a Contract May Reduce Statute of Limitations on Employment Claims
David M. Katz, September 1, 2014
Earlier this summer, a New Jersey appellate court, in Rodriquez v. Raymours Furniture enforced a provision in an employment application that reduced the period in which an employee could sue an employer to six months from the date of the adverse employment action. This ruling ¿ the first of...

Governor Christie Vetoes New Jersey Unemployment Discrimination Bill
David M. Katz, August 22, 2014
In somewhat of a surprise move, in the same week that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the Opportunity to Compete Act, which prohibits employers from inquiring about job candidates’ criminal histories early in the hiring process (which we wrote about here), the Governor...

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David M. Katz

666 Third Avenue
New YorkNY 10017


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