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Gregg A. Gilman is co-chair of the Labor & Employment Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert. He advises employers on all workplace-related matters. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to various labor and personnel issues, including wage and hour issues, preventive management, terminations, reductions in force, disciplinary measures, restrictive covenants, employment and termination agreements, executive compensation, harassment investigations, and employment policies. Mr. Gilman also represents employers in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state and local employment-rights agencies in race, sex, age, disability and other discrimination cases as well as all other employment litigation.

Mr. Gilman has negotiated collective bargaining agreements in the music, restaurant, social services, coal mining equipment and numerous other industries. For approximately 20 years, he has been the lead negotiator for the Single Engagement Club Date employers in their collective bargaining negotiations with Local 802 AF of M. He also represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Gilman is the creator of Respect in the Workplace, an interactive training seminar on preventive management, including sexual harassment and workplace sensitivity training.

Mr. Gilman has been recognized as a leading lawyer for labor & employment law for eight consecutive years by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2013-2020). He has also been recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of labor and employment: workplace and employment counseling for eight consecutive years (2013-2020). In addition, Mr. Gilman has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in employment law – management for 10 consecutive years (2012-2021) and has been selected as a Super Lawyer by New York Metro Super Lawyers (2007-2020). In 2019, Lawdragon selected him as one of the nation’s top corporate employment attorneys.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

"The Journey to Achieve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Counsel 2U®: Labor & Employment Webinar, October 1, 2020

"Non-Competes, Non-Solicitation Restrictions and Confidentiality Agreements: Recent Legal Developments and Best Practices," Davis & Gilbert Counsel 2U®: Labor & Employment Seminar, February 2020

"50 Legal Tips in 50 Minutes," "Sexual Harassment Training," and "HR Executive Summit," 2019 National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo, March 25-27, 2019

"How to Navigate Harassment Claims in the 'MeToo' Environment," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, April 2018

"50 Legal Tips in 50 Minutes," "Bonus LAW Roundtable 1," "LAW 7 DOL Update," and "Annual Cornell University Executive Summit," 2018 National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo, March 5-7, 2018

"Pressing Employer Issues in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, July 2017

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "California Legislature Passes Bill Redefining Independent Contractor Test," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, September 2019

Co-Author, "New York State Publishes Final Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Training Materials," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, October 2018

Co-Author, "New York State Imposes New Legal Requirements for Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, April 2018

Co-Author, "Tax Reform Eliminated Deductions for Confidential Sexual Harassment Settlements," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, April 2018

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

The Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research, Advisory Board
The Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, Advisory Board
Hospitality Law, Editorial Advisory Board

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, J.D., 1988
Cornell University, B.S., 1985


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

"The Journey to Achieve Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Counsel 2U®: Labor & Employment Webinar, October 1, 2020

"Non-Competes, Non-Solicitation Restrictions and Confidentiality Agreements: Recent Legal Developments and Best Practices," Davis & Gilbert Counsel 2U®: Labor & Employment Seminar, February 2020

"50 Legal Tips in 50 Minutes," "Sexual Harassment Training," and "HR Executive Summit," 2019 National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo, March 25-27, 2019

"How to Navigate Harassment Claims in the 'MeToo' Environment," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, April 2018

"50 Legal Tips in 50 Minutes," "Bonus LAW Roundtable 1," "LAW 7 DOL Update," and "Annual Cornell University Executive Summit," 2018 National HR in Hospitality Conference & Expo, March 5-7, 2018

"Pressing Employer Issues in the Workplace," Davis & Gilbert Labor & Employment Seminar, July 2017

PUBLICATIONS

Co-Author, "California Legislature Passes Bill Redefining Independent Contractor Test," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, September 2019

Co-Author, "New York State Publishes Final Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy and Training Materials," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, October 2018

Co-Author, "New York State Imposes New Legal Requirements for Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, April 2018

Co-Author, "Tax Reform Eliminated Deductions for Confidential Sexual Harassment Settlements," D&G Labor & Employment Alert, April 2018

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

The Cornell University’s Center for Hospitality Research, Advisory Board
The Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations, Advisory Board
Hospitality Law, Editorial Advisory Board

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York
U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, J.D., 1988
Cornell University, B.S., 1985