Christopher   D'Angelo
Principal

Contact

Phone: 347.589.8521
Fax: 212.545.1656
Mailing: 10 East 40th Street ,
New York , NY   10016

PRACTICE FOCUS

Christopher D'Angelo represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law. He has successfully handled matters involving federal, state and local discrimination laws, wage-hour laws, family leave laws, plant closings, employment agreements and non-compete agreements. His management practice also includes labor relations. Mr. D'Angelo has advised clients with respect to union-avoidance, and he has appeared before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handling representation hearings, union election campaigns, and unfair labor practice proceedings. He has also successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements and handled hundreds of discharge and contract interpretation arbitrations arising out of union contracts. On behalf of his management clients, Mr. D'Angelo has conducted numerous internal investigations, and presented hundreds of workplace harassment training workshops.

Mr. D’Angelo also negotiates on behalf of white-collar executives with respect to executive compensation agreements, employment agreements, restrictive covenants, and separation agreements.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

Recent cases handled by Mr. D'Angelo include several FLSA collective actions; a non-compete case in the proxy solicitation industry; several discrimination claims against retail clients; a class claim brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against a client in the hospitality industry alleging national origin discrimination which was settled on favorable terms; two representation hearings before the NLRB; an age and gender claim brought against a client in the publishing industry; a sexual orientation claim brought against a client in the recruiting industry; an age claim against a client in housing services; and a gender claim brought against a consumer goods manufacturer.

PUBLICATIONS

Mr. D'Angelo has published several articles and chapters in employment law treatises and the New York Law Journal. He has also been trained as a mediator, and has served on the pro bono mediation panel for the Southern District of New York since 1999.

HONORS & AWARDS

Mr. D'Angelo has been named a Super Lawyer for the New York Metro Area in Super Lawyers Magazine each year between 2008 and 2017. He was named to the list of Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Labor and Employment) for 2016 and 2017. Mr. D'Angelo was also elected to membership in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers in 2018.

Practice Areas

Education & Admissions

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Villanova University, B.A., magna cum laude
  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Activities

  • American Bar Association (Labor and Litigation Sections)
  • New York State Bar Association (Co-Chair of Labor and Employment Section CLE Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association (Co-Chair of EEO Committee - Labor and Employment Section, 2012-2017)
  • Providence Rest Nursing Home, Vice Chair (Bronx, NY)

Posts

"The #MeToo Movement: NYS and NYC Legislatures Say #YouMust to Employers"

New York State and New York City have placed employers on the front line of the #MeToo movement, with legislation…

"Offit Kurman Attorney Christopher D’Angelo Inducted as Fellow in College of Labor & Employment Lawyers"

Offit Kurman Attorney Christopher D’Angelo Inducted as Fellow in College of Labor & Employment Lawyers   For Immediate Release July…