Mr. Wenger advises clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and New York State and City laws. He has extensive experience in matters relating to EEO compliance and specializes in the area of restrictive covenant litigation. Mr. Wenger’s litigation experience includes defending management at arbitration and before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He has represented numerous clients in national collective actions under the FLSA for overtime compensation.
Mr. Wenger has lectured on the FLSA, ADA, FMLA and Title VII, including presentations to the Nassau and Suffolk County Bar Associations’ Labor and Employment Subcommittees.
While attending law school, he was a member of the Hofstra Law Review.
• National Labor Relations Act. Employment Discrimination Law. Third ed. ABA Labor and Employment Law Section, 1996. [Co-Author]
Speeches and Presentations
•“Media Work: Employment and Labor Issues in Media and Entertainment,” Lawline Webcast (New York, NY, June 2018) (presenter)
In the News
August 15, 2018
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal...
August 15, 2017
Best Lawyers in America Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys in Its 2018 Edition
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 193 attorneys, were recognized in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America , a publication that has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. The Best Lawyers lists are...
August 15, 2016
Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017
WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm’s 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...
Employment Trial Report
Pennsylvania Jury Finds Female Professor’s Retaliation Claims Pass the Test
September 28, 2018
A federal jury has awarded a female professor lost earnings and punitive damages on two counts of employment retaliation, despite rejecting her claim of sex discrimination in a university’s distribution of coveted teaching assignments. Baugh v. Robert Morris University, No. 2016-cv-430 (W.D. Pa. Sept. 11, 2018).
By Marc S. Wenger
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Report
A Protocol On Life Support - Financial Industry Assesses The Aftermath Of Major Defections From Broker Recruitment Pact
January 22, 2018
In the fourth quarter of 2017, two major financial firms dropped out of an industry-wide Protocol for Broker Recruiting (the “Protocol”), an agreement designed to reduce litigation surrounding the movement of stockbrokers between competing firms.
By Clifford R. Atlas , A. Robert Fischer , Lee A. Lastovich , David K. Montgomery , Marc S. Wenger and Colin A. Thakkar
Employment Trial Report
Court Grants New Trial in Sexual Harassment Case Based on Evidence of Other Complaints Against Supervisor
October 11, 2017
Despite “substantial evidence” supporting a jury’s verdict, a judge may weigh the evidence and set aside the verdict if it is contrary to the clear weight of the evidence. Federal Judge Richard A. Jones did just that in EEOC v. Trans Ocean Seafoods, Inc., No. 15-cv-01563 (W.D. Wash. Sept. 8, 2017).
By Marc S. Wenger and Adam G. Guttell
Professional Associations and Activities
•Nassau County Bar Association
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