Nolan J. Lafler

Nolan represents public and private labor unions, employee benefit plans, and individual employees in a broad variety of labor and employment matters. His practice consists of traditional labor relations, including arbitrations, collective bargaining, and cases before the NLRB and PERB, as well as state and federal court litigation. Nolan routinely handles disputes arising under the National Labor Relations Act, the New York Public Employees Fair Employment Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law. He has also been recognized for his commitment to pro bono service, including his representation of lower income individuals who often have been unlawfully denied unemployment insurance benefits.

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Nolan J. Lafler
Areas Of PracticeEducation
  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D. 2014 Cum Laude
    • Peggy Browning Fellowship Recipient
    • American University International Law Review
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, BA Political Science 2011 Magna Cum Laude
    • Research Assistant, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy
    • Semester in Washington Program
    • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Bar & Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • New York State
  • Nolan J. Lafler, Unionizing the Contingent Workforce: Squaring the NLRB’s 2004 Decision in Oakwood Care Center with the United States Obligations as a Signatory to the International Labour Organization, 29 Am. U. Int’l L. Rev. 465 (2014)
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County
  • Onondaga County Bar Association