Howard Davis

Partner

Howard Davis is a Partner with the firm’s Employment Group. Mr. Davis advises institutional and individual clients regarding employment practices and policies, wage and hour laws, anti-discrimination laws, as well as industry-specific practices and requirements. Mr. Davis also practices complex commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of New York.

Mr. Davis has litigated many high profile wage and hour collective and class action lawsuits under both federal and state law in Federal District Court. Mr. Davis has substantial experience representing clients with regard to claims of discrimination, misclassification, breach of contract and federal and state statutory violations. His practice includes reviewing employment policies and practices to confirm compliance with applicable law.

Mr. Davis reviews, negotiates and litigates severance packages and separation agreements, restrictive covenants, covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements and non-disclosure agreements. Mr. Davis also frequently represents institutional clients in various administrative proceedings. Mr. Davis has represented clients large and small in a diverse number of industries including entertainment, hotels, restaurants, catering, the healthcare field and construction. Mr. Davis has recently represented high level executives as well as multi-state companies.

Education

Fordham University School of Law. J.D. (Environmental Law Review/Moot Court Competition Team)

Brandeis University. B.A. (Honors)

Admissions

State of New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of New York

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Honors

New York Metro Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014 – 2017