Marc Bernstein is the chair of the New York Employment Law Department. Mr. Bernstein has a broad-based employment litigation practice, with a focus on litigation of trade secrets, covenants not to compete, unfair competition and related business tort claims.
Mr. Bernstein litigates a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour class actions, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and ERISA litigation. Mr. Bernstein also has extensive experience counseling multinational financial services corporations. His experience includes over 14 years as Associate General Counsel at American International Group, Inc., where he headed the company’s Labor and Employment legal group and was the senior employment lawyer advising management regarding employment issues.
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2019
May 01, 2019
14 Paul Hastings Lawyers Named 2018 Acritas Stars
August 17, 2018
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2018
May 11, 2018
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017
June 05, 2017
Paul Hastings Represents Putnam Holding Company in Sale of Portfolio of New York Multifamily Residential Properties
November 10, 2014
Paul Hastings Advises Fisher Brothers in the Sale of Plaza Construction to One of the Largest Builders in China
April 07, 2014
Paul Hastings Soars in 2011 Edition of Legal 500 US
June 01, 2011
Former AIG Employment Counsel Joins Paul Hastings in New York
March 25, 2010
Nondisclosure Agreements in NY: More Changes Coming Soon
October 02, 2019
NYC Adds New Protected Category to Expansive NYCHRL, Seeks to Curb Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing
May 07, 2019
New York State Releases Final Model Sexual Harassment Policy and Training
October 03, 2018
New York State Releases Model Sexual Harassment Policy and Training
August 27, 2018
New York Sexual Harassment Legislation
April 02, 2018
New York City "Ban the Box" Legislation
June 25, 2015
A New Headache For Employers: Whistleblower Claims Under the Affordable Care Act
March 06, 2013
Marc E. Bernstein Weighs in on Employee Waivers and Releases, Ratification, and the Tender Back Rule
November 14, 2012
Flaws Of The 2-Step FLSA Certification Process
October 19, 2012
EEOC Releases Final Regulations Significantly Expanding Coverage under the Americans with Disabilities Act
March 28, 2011
Recognized by Chambers USA 2019
Chambers USA 2019: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed the firm in 44 practice areas and named 107 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
April 26, 2019
Recognized as Acritas Stars by Sharplegal
Sharplegal recognized 14 Paul Hastings lawyers as Acritas Stars, an international database of high performing lawyers recommended by clients. Acritas Stars were selected based on more than 4,300 interviews with general counsel and other senior leaders at legal departments around the world. The following Paul Hastings lawyers were recognized:
Simon Airey – Litigation – London
Marc Bernstein – Employment – New York
William DeGrandis – Litigation – Washington, D.C.
Scott Flicker – Litigation – Washington, D.C.
Daniel Kim – Corporate – Seoul
Jong Han Kim – Corporate – Seoul
Raymond Li – Corporate – Hong Kong
May Lun – Corporate – Hong Kong
Bradford Newman – Employment – Palo Alto
Lorenzo Parola – Corporate – Milan
Dan Stellenberg – Employment – Palo Alto
Charles Thornton – Real Estate – San Francisco
Jeffrey Wolf – Corporate – San Francisco
James Zapp – Employment – Los Angeles
August 23, 2018
Recognized by Chambers USA 2018
Chambers USA 2018: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed the firm in 45 research areas and named 112 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
May 15, 2018
Recognized by Chambers USA 2017
Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 46 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 05, 2017
The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Marc Bernstein and Kenneth Willner were elected as Fellows of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. They join 18 Paul Hastings partners in the Employment Law department who have received this honor, giving the firm the highest representation of any employment law department in the College.
The College was founded in 1995 to recognize outstanding practitioners in the field of labor and employment law. The rigorous nomination and selection process is conducted by panels of distinguished members of the labor and employment bar on the plaintiff, management, and union side.
Law360 Awards - Top Practice Groups of the Year
Paul Hastings' Employment Law practice was recognized as one of Law360s "Top Practice Groups of The Year."
January 02, 2013