David S. Feather, Esq.
David S. Feather is a 1990 graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and a 1993 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law.
Mr. Feather is a member of various bar associations, including the Nassau County Bar Association and the Suffolk County Bar Association. In addition, he formerly served as one of only eight members of the Legal Advisory Committee of the American Association of University Women (“AAUW”), a national organization dedicated to the advancement of women employed in higher education. Finally, Mr. Feather was a co-editor for the second supplement to the Bureau of National Affairs’ publication, Employment Discrimination Law, Third Edition, which was originally published in December 2000.
Throughout the years, Mr. Feather has lectured to both the public and private organizations, including fellow attorneys seeking continuing legal education credits. He has also written numerous articles on various legal issues.
“… a 1990 graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and a 1993 graduate of Hofstra University School of Law.”
Background and Experience
• Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. 1993)
• Interned for the Honorable Francis X. Altimari,
Second Circuit Court of Appeals (1992)
• Interned for the Honorable Robert John Hall of the United States
Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York (1992)
• State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A. 1990)
• New York State Bar (1994)
• Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York, the Eastern District of New York (1994), the Southern District of New York (1998) and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (2007)
• Nassau County Bar Association
• “Dispute Resolution Commercial Mediation Training Program,” an intensive 3-day seminar on mediation, New York State Bar Association in conjunction with the Nassau County Bar Association, 2016
• Arbitrator, New York State Unified Court System and trained as an arbitrator with the New York State Office of ADR Programs (2014)
• Member, Legal Advocacy Fund of the American Association of University Women, (1999 – 2007)
Lectures and Writings
Author, The Future of Class Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements, New York Law Journal Special Report on Labor & Employment, 2017
Speaker, “Introduction to Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)”, Lawline CLE, 2017
Speaker, “Ten Ways to Protect Your Business from Claims of Unlawful Employment Practices”, ScoreLI, 2017
Author, Telecommuting and Leaves of Absences as Reasonable Accommodations Under the ADA, Nassau Lawyer, 2017
Speaker/Panel Member, “Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace Under the ADA / Recent Trends and Practical Tips When Dealing with Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets”, 2016
Webinar, Noncompete Agreements and Severance Agreements, National Business Institute (NBI), 2016
Author, Does Rule 68 Offer Moot Wage and Hour Collective/Class Actions? Nassau Lawyer, 2016
Speaker, lectured on federal, state and local employment and labor laws that affect New York’s small businesses, Score NYC, 2016
Speaker, Unlawful Discrimination in the Workplace, National Law Institute (NLI), 2015
Author, Mach Mining: The Death of an Affirmative Defense?, Nassau Lawyer, 2015
Speaker, The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Wage Law: Changes You Need to Know, Lorman Education Services, 2011
Speaker, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Lorman Business Center, 2008
Speaker, Employee v. Independent Contractor: Making the Distinction, Lorman Education Services, 2008
Speaker, Legal Issues Affecting Small Businesses in New York, Town of Brookhaven’s Small Business Advisory Council, 2006
Speaker, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Lorman Education Services., 2006
Author, The Whistleblower Aspects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, Nassau Lawyer, 2004
Speaker, An Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Nassau County Bar Association, 2002
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