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Andrew Steven Baron

Andrew Steven Baron

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Commercial

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About Me

ATTORNEY EXPERIENCED IN LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, HUMAN RESOURCES, ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY, DATA SECURITY AND ELECTRONIC RECORD KEEPING MATTERS.


 


COUNSEL AND REPRESENT CLIENTS IN EMPLOYMENT LAW, EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCES MATTERS


 


Represent clients in administrative proceedings and litigation concerning Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, state wage and hour laws, the National Labor Relations Act, the Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, the New York City Human Rights Law, other federal, state and local laws governing employment relationships and workplace conduct, classification of individuals as independent contractors and restrictive covenants, non-solicitation and non-competitions agreements..


 


Negotiate and draft executive employment contracts and severance and release agreements.


 


Perform due diligence and advise clients on employment, labor law and contract matters during corporate transactions. 


 


Investigate employee complaints of discrimination and harassment; recommend and implement appropriate responsive action.


 


Prepare EEO and sexual harassment training materials; conduct training sessions.


 


Draft personnel policies and procedures.


 


Supervise associates and paralegals.


 


Negotiate collective bargaining agreements.


 


Investigated unfair labor practice charges while at the NLRB, researched issues and devised reports to Regional Director recommending NLRB action.


 


ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY, DATA SECURITY AND ELECTRONIC RECORD KEEPING


 


Manage large scale electronic discovery projects.


 


Extensive knowledge of various e-discovery platforms.


 


Devise search terms and predictive coding protocols.


 


Advise clients on data security matters.


 


Counsel clients on laws and issues concerning electronic record keeping,

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Employment & Labor: 90%
    14 years, 200 cases
  2. Commercial: 10%
    13 years, 25 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-400/hour), Contingent (33%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Baron Law Group

401 Park Avenue South.
Suite 1023
New York, NY, 10016

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
FounderBaron Law Group2013 - Present
Special CounselWollmuth Maher & Deutsch, LLP2002 - Present
AssociateOrrick Herrington & Sutcliffe1994 - 2002
Intern/Field ExaminerNational Labor Relations Board1993 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York City Bar Association, Federal Courts CommitteeChair, E-Discovery Subcommittee2011 - Present
New York City Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law CommitteeN/A2007 - 2010

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
D'Agostino v. LA FitnessWon Dismissal on Summary Judgment
Elden v. Merrill LynchWon on Summary Judgment
Arrowhead v. Seven ArtsWon on Summary Judgment

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Baron Law Group Employment Law BlogWhat is the Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants When an Employer Terminates an At-Will Employee Without Cause?2015
Baron Law Group Employment Law BlogEnforceability of an Oral Employment Contract2015
Baron Law Group Employment Law BlogDefinition of a Public Works Project for Prevailing Wage Purposes2014
Baron Law Group Employment Law BlogPART 1 OF AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LAW ON ENFORCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS2014
Baron Law Group Employment Law BlogNEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS RULES ON THE EXTENT A COURT SHOULD GIVE DEFERENCE TO A DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DETERMINATION2014
The New York Minutes, Southern District of New York FBA Chapter NewsletterThe Why and How of Determining Whether a Worker is an Independent Contractor or Employee2013
Bloomberg Law ReportsNew York Court of Appeals Rejects Attempt to Circumvent Employment At-Will Doctrine Based on “Fraudulent Inducement” Claim2008
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Age Discrimination in Employment Act2002
Practicing Law Institute (PLI) Employment Law Year BookWrongful Termination2001

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor RelationsIndustrial and Labor RelationsMS - Master of Science1995
RPIIndustrial and Management Systems EngineeringBS - Bachelor of Science1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
E-Discovery: Best Practices and Ethical ImplicationsElectronic Discovery2012
Electronic Discovery Practice and Procedure: Understanding the Legal, Practical and Procedural Aspects of E-DiscoveryElectronic Discovery2008
Electronic Discovery in Employment LawElectronic Discovery2007