- Leave and Health Management
- Management and Employee Training
- Labor and Preventive Practices
- General Employment Litigation
|University ||Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, B.S., 1986|
|Law School||Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1989|
|Admitted||1989, Connecticut; 1990, New York|
Richard D. Landau is a Shareholder in the White Plains and Albany, New York offices of Jackson Lewis. Mr. Landau is also a member of the Firm's Disability, Leave and Health Management Practice Group.
Mr. Landau graduated from Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1986 and received his Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law in 1989. He is admitted to practice in both New York and Connecticut state and federal district courts.
Mr. Landau was selected as one of the Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States by the Labor Relations Institute - an organization which selected Mr. Landau for this honor from among close to 9,000 attorneys practicing before the National Labor Relations Board. He has negotiated hundreds of collective bargaining agreements including complex contracts covering over 1,500 employees and handled over 100 arbitrations running the full gamut of labor contract issues.
For almost five years, Mr. Landau wrote a weekly column entitled The Next Day At The Office addressing in a humorous way, the legal workplace issues as portrayed in the television show The Office. Mr. Landau also appears on WVOX twice a week -- a Westchester, New York radio station -- to present The Workplace Minute a quick-hitting segment on labor and employment concerns confronting all employers.
Mr. Landau is a frequent speaker before national and regional trade and not-for-profit associations, chambers of commerce and business groups. He is a dynamic presenter educating employer audiences on the following topics:
•labor union activity including anticipating corporate campaigns;
•disability, leave, direct threat and reasonable accommodation concerns;
•sexual and other forms of workplace harassment;
•identifying vulnerability to workplace violence;
•ensuring wage and hour compliance including complex exemption issues; and,
•client specific seminars covering the intricacies of hiring, evaluating, disciplining and terminating staff while minimizing litigation risk.
Mr. Landau is a movie buff and avid sports fan whose ideal day is four tickets on the sunny side of Yankee Stadium with his wife Hillary, son Harrison and daughter Charlotte along for the game. (Also at Albany Office)
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