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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Howard S. Lavin uses a risk-management approach to help clients navigate complex, always-changing employment laws. He provides practical, business-savvy advice on employment issues involving discrimination and harassment, diversity, discipline and discharge of problem employees, downsizings, wage-and-hour matters, and the labor and employment ramifications of mergers and acquisitions.
Howard counsels a diverse group of clients across various industries, including insurance, entertainment, health care, finance and manufacturing. He also serves as outside general counsel for several not-for-profit organizations in the workers’ compensation area, including a rate service organization. Howard represents clients in labor and employment litigation, managing workforce change, negotiating compensation and severance packages, and developing personnel policies and procedures. He regularly conducts management and supervisor training seminars on topics including sexual harassment, employment discrimination, conducting investigations and worker classification issues.
Howard serves as an officer and board member of several not-for-profit organizations, counseling small businesses and conducting workplace training.
Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers both have recognized Howard’s stature within the labor and employment bar.