Christine L. Hogan

Partner
Labor & Employment Department
Christine L. Hogan

“Is my philosophy that a great attorney must be honest, confident, analytical, attentive, trustworthy, responsive and have a great work ethic. I bring these qualities to each case and work toward solutions in a timely and economical fashion. Additionally, my time spent on various business and charitable boards ”

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Admissions:

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education:

  • B.A., Boston College
  • J.D., St. John’s University School of Law
    • cum laude

Memberships:

  • Federal Bar Council Inn of Court (on sabbatical)
  • LGBT Bar Association of New York

Christine Hogan, Esq., is a Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Dorf Nelson & Zauderer LLP. With over fifteen years of experience, Ms. Hogan has the experience and depth of knowledge to advocate efficiently and effectively on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Hogan’s practice is broad, encompassing both counseling and litigation and representing businesses and individuals. She has successfully litigated cases from inception through trial, regularly winning on summary judgment. She is a collective and class action expert.

Ms. Hogan’s expertise spans a wide array of subject matters within the employment law sphere, and includes the following: discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour (minimum wage, overtime, independent contractor, employment of minors, spread-of-hours, improper deductions, rest/meal breaks, fair workweek requirements, and employee classification); employment, arbitration, severance, and restrictive covenant agreements; reductions in force; progressive discipline and terminations; leaves of absence; sick leave laws; the provision of reasonable accommodations; and handbooks/ onboarding documents. Ms. Hogan regularly supervises wage and hour, unemployment, sick leave, fair workweek, and workers’ compensation audits. She performs internal discrimination/harassment investigations and trains management and non-exempt employees on preventing discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Ms. Hogan also trains HR professionals on how to conduct workplace investigations.

In addition to her practice, Ms. Hogan has co-authored reference books on employee classification and the use of robotics, artificial intelligence, and automation to enhance corporate compliance with employment and labor laws. She has also published numerous articles on a variety of employment issues, including unemployment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work policies and procedures, paid sick leave, wage requirements for fast food and retail industry workers, mandatory arbitration and class action waivers, severance agreements and many others. She is a regular speaker on these and other employment-related topics as well.

Ms. Hogan has co-authored reference books on employee classification and the use of robotics, artificial intelligence and automation to enhance corporate compliance with employment and labor laws.

She has also published numerous articles on a variety of employment issues, including unemployment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work policies and procedures, paid sick leave, wage requirements for fast food and retail industry workers, mandatory arbitration and class action waivers, severance agreements and many others. She is a regular speaker on these and other employment-related topics as well.

Ms. Hogan has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Labor and Employment Law list from 2015-2019.

Ms. Hogan has been selected for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers ® list for Labor and Employment Law in 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Super Lawyers® Rising Stars in Labor and Employment Law 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

New York Metro Super Lawyers® list for Labor and Employment Law 2021, 2022 and 2023

Avoiding a Crash at the Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Laws Requiring Time Off from Work (Nonprofit Westchester, Sept 14, 2021)

Requiring the COVID-19 Vaccine: Insights for Businesses (Cornell’s Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor & Employment Relations, May 4, 2021)

New York City Fair Workweek Law: A Dialogue with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (Littler, Mar. 7, 2018)

New York: The City (With a City Council) That Never Sleeps –Keeping Up With New Employment Legislation (Littler, Nov. 16, 2017)

Dual GC/Head of People: Wearing Two Hats (TechGC National Summit, Oct. 27, 2017)

New York City’s Fair Workweek Law – Overview and Analysis of the New York’s City New Scheduling Requirement (Littler, July 20, 2017)

What Does a Trump Administration Mean for Employers? (Littler, Mar. 2, 2017)

Avoiding Common Employment Law and HR Pitfalls (Littler, May 17, 2016); Startup Essentials: Avoiding Common Employment Law and HR
Pitfalls (Practical Law, Mar. 9, 2016)

2015 Tri-State Employer Conference (Littler, Nov. 5, 2015).

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