Harris Mufson is an Associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Whistleblowing & Retaliation Groups.
Harris represents employers in a variety of industries, including financial services, health care, entertainment, sports and legal, with respect to a wide range of labor and employment law matters, including compensation disputes, employment discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation, breach of contract, non-competition agreements and wage-and-hour issues. He appears before state and federal court, as well as in proceedings before the American Arbitration Association, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, JAMS, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and other federal and state agencies. In addition to litigation, Harris counsels clients on compliance with employment-related laws and on developing, implementing and enforcing personnel policies and procedures.
Harris has authored, and contributed to, several articles and newsletters on employment and labor topics, including “End of Summary Judgment on City Employment Discrimination Claim?” N.Y. Law Journal (April 2012). He is one of the editors of Proskauer’s Whistleblower Defense Blog.
Harris represents the Harlem Village Academies and the Center Against Domestic Violence on a pro bono basis and has received the firm's Pro Bono Golden Gavel Award for his pro bono service.