Carlos Cano is an associate in the Labor and Employment Law Department and a member of the Labor Management Relations Group. Carlos assists a diverse range of clients in the defense of single-plaintiff actions, as well as class and collective actions, involving employment-related matters. He also counsels clients on workplace policies, compliance and best practices.
Prior to joining Proskauer, Carlos spent 13 years working for a leading provider of industrial specialty services to the global energy market, in the areas of operations, human resources, and most recently head of their craft labor employment group. During this time, he gained valuable experience on what it means to be a strategic business partner to senior management and operations groups, understanding their needs and working to achieve their business goals across multiple industry areas. Carlos was also trained as a Six Sigma Green Belt, proficient in the areas of DMAIC, KAIZEN Methodology, Standard Work and Continuous Improvement.
Carlos holds a J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and a B.A. in economics from Louisiana State University. While at Loyola, Carlos was a board member and casenote & comment editor for the Loyola Law Review, which published his article on immigration law: Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude: A Call for Congressional Clarification and the "Use of a False Social Security Number Exemption." Carlos was also a member of the Loyola Moot Court Program, representing Loyola at the regional and international rounds of the 2014 Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.