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NYU Annual Survey of American Law Symposium


The Continuing Vitality of Unions

The New York University Annual Survey of American Law presents its annual symposium.  This year's topic is unions and the NLRB.  This day-long symposium will explore the ways unions act in the political sphere given recent developments in the law, the changing public perception of organized labor, and the future of the NLRB.  7.5 Professional Practice CLE credits are available to those who participate for the entire day.  The schedule for this exciting event is listed below; the Annual Survey looks forward to your attendance!



Benjamin I. Sachs
Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Panel 1: Unions in the Political Process
Samuel Estreicher (moderator)
Dwight D. Opperman Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Trevor Burrus
Research Fellow, Cato Institute Center for Constitutional Studies
Michael A. Podhorzer
Political Director, AFL-CIO
Raymond J. LaJeunesse, Jr.
Vice President and Legal Director, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation
Laurence E. Gold
Of Counsel, Bredhoff & Kaiser, PLLC
Panel 2: Unions in the Public Eye
Cynthia Estlund (moderator)
Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Randel K. Johnson
Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, and Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Thomas A. Kochan
George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management
Steven Greenhouse '82
Labor and Workplace Correspondent, The New York Times
Panel 3: The Future of the NLRB
Deborah Malamud (moderator)
AnBryce Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Wilma B. Liebman
Former Chairman and Member, National Labor Relations Board; Visiting Lecturer, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Cornell University Law School
Kent Y. Hirozawa ‘82
Member, National Labor Relations Board
James J. Brudney
Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
Zachary D. Fasman
Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP


Contact Information
David Giroux
Date & Location
Date: 2/21/2014
Time: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Vanderbilt Hall (40 Washington Square South)