Professor of Law
Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor for President Obama
Law Review and Scholarly Articles
"Law, Economics and Accommodations in the Internal Labor Market," New York Law School Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No 05/06-13. (2006). http://ssrn.com/abstract=876648
"Disabilities Accommodations, Transaction Costs, and Mediation: Evidence from the EEOC's Mediation Program," New York Law School Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No 06/07-5 (2006). http://ssrn.com/abstract=920110
"Don't Mourn—Reorganize! An Introduction to the Next Wave Organizing Symposium (Symposium: Next Wave Organizing), 50 New York Law School Law Review 303-312 (2005-2006).
"Innocence and The Sopranos" (New York Law School Faculty Presentation Day II), 49 New York Law School Law Review 577-648 (2004-2005).
"Introduction: Understanding the Context for the 'Coelho Challenge' - Our Right to Work, Our Demand to be Heard: People With Disabilities, the 2004 Election, and Beyond." 48 New York Law School Law Review 711-741 (2004).
"Re-Thinking the Economics of Discrimination: US Airways vs. Barnett, the ADA, and the Application of Internal Labor Markets Theory." 89 Iowa Law Review 123-194 (2003).
"Coase's Paradox and the Inefficiency of Permanent Strike Replacements." 80 Washington University Law Quarterly 1185-1274 (2002).
“Conceptions of Fairness and the Fair Labor Standards Act.” 18 Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal 19-166 (2000).
“Permitting Prejudice to Govern: Equal Protection, Military Deference, and the Exclusion of Lesbians and Gay Men from the Military.” 17 New York University Review of Law & Social Change 171-223 (1989).
Newspaper Articles, Practice Materials, and Other Publications
"Old 9-5 Grind Begins to Look Good,” The Los Angeles Times (Op-Ed), June 1, 2003 at M5.
“The Pizza Hut Subsidy,” Washington Post (Op Ed), at A33 (October 4, 2000).
“A Short Transition (Thank Goodness).” Washington Post (Op Ed), at A35 (December 20, 2000).
Cornell University, School of Industrial & Labor Relations, B.S.
New York University, J.D. 1990 cum laude (Review of Law and Social Change, Editor in Chief).
Law Clerk, Hon. William Canby, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; Law Clerk, Hon. Gene Carter, Chief Judge U.S. District Court, District of Maine.
Seven years’ service at United States Department of Labor as a senior advisor to two Secretaries of Labor on policy, legal, management, and strategy issues. Played leading role in many of Labor Department’s highest priority policy initiatives. Served on Clinton-Gore Transition Team and Transition Planning Team.