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Irving L. Hurwitz - Of Counsel

IRVING L. HURWITZ received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1963 from the University of Massachusetts, his LL.B., cum laude, in 1966 from Boston University, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Boston University Law Review, and his LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University in 1967. Mr. Hurwitz is admitted to the bars of the states of New Jersey and Massachusetts, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the District of Columbia Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. From 1967-1972, he served as attorney for the National Labor Relations Board.

Mr. Hurwitz is a seasoned litigator practicing employment and labor litigation. He defends employers and individual officers and managers sued in state and federal courts for wrongful discharge, breach of employment contracts and discrimination. In his traditional labor law practice, Mr. Hurwitz represents employers in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, in collective bargaining, labor arbitrations, obtaining strike and picketing injunctions, defending against "status-quo" injunctions, and he provides daily advice to his clients' labor relations professionals and in-house counsel.

Mr. Hurwitz also represents public employers in matters before the Public Employment Relations Commission, in arbitrations, in bargaining, and in defense of civil-rights actions and constitutional claims before federal and state courts.

Mr. Hurwitz is a member of the Essex County Bar Association, where he served as Co-Chairman of the Labor Law Committee from 1983-1984, the New Jersey State Bar Association, where he is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section, and the American Bar Association, where he is also a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section. In addition, Mr. Hurwitz edits a chapter of the Fair Labor Standards Act, a current ABA/BNA publication.