On April 7, AABANY’s Student Outreach and Labor & Employment Committees hosted a panel on careers in Labor and Employment law. Topics included the types of lawsuits affecting employers and employees, the role of related government agencies and the impact of COVID on employment law. The panelists were:
William Ng, Shareholder at Littler Mendelson P.C.;
Chris M. Kwok, JAMS Mediator and Arbitrator;
John S. Ho, Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s OSHA Practice;
Yoojin DeNiro, Associate at Goodwin Proctor LLP; and
Jennifer S. Kim, Associate at Jackson Lewis.
The event was moderated by Jay Hawlader, AABANY Student Leader and a 2L at Brooklyn Law School.
The panelists provided a wide range of perspectives based on their different experiences. Students learned about career tracks at labor and employment law firms, companies with in-house practices, regulatory agencies and the courts. Panelists also concurred that labor and employment law is a downturn-proof industry with increasing demand and thus offers great opportunities for eager young lawyers.
Thank you to the panelists, moderator and attendees. To learn more about the Student Outreach Committee, please visit https://www.aabany.org/page/121. To learn more about the Labor & Employment Law Committee, please visit https://www.aabany.org/page/398.