Jeremy Mittman is a special employment counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Department. He represents management in litigation of employment-related matters, including claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as state and federal wage and hour claims. In addition to litigation, Jeremy counsels clients on compliance with employment-related laws and on developing, implementing and enforcing personnel policies and procedures. He has represented employers in a variety of industries, including financial services, security services, and various entertainment and media companies.
Jeremy also is a member of the Privacy & Data Security Group and International Labor & Employment Group, and a large part of his practice is focused on international employment issues. He works with clients on multi-country HR projects involving issues such as data privacy in Global Human Resources Information Systems, multi-country employment contracts, international background checks and noncompetition issues, terminations, immigration matters, and other HR actions. Jeremy also has assisted clients with complying with the EU Data Protection Directive and has substantial experience in drafting Safe Harbor certifications to the US Department of Commerce, as well as model contractual clauses to comply with EU law.
Jeremy is the author of several employment-related articles, including several that appeared in the New York Law Journal. Most recently, he co-authored a chapter on International Data Privacy Law for the Practicing Law Institute’s 2006 treatise Proskauer On Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security in the Information Age.