Steven M. Latino
State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A.; New England School of Law, J.D. Mr. Latino has over 20 years of experience representing public and private sector employers in labor and employment matters and is a past President and current Advisory Board Member of the New York City Chapter of the Industrial Relations Research Association. He regularly advises clients in many aspects of the employment relationship, including employee termination and discrimination, sexual harassment, labor relations, and compliance with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws. Mr. Latino represents school districts in New York State Education Law 3020-a disciplinary proceedings and New York State Civil Service Law, Section 75 disciplinary proceedings. He advises school districts regarding compliance with the New York State Civil Service Law and local Civil Service Rules, compliance with the Taylor Law, New York State Human Rights Law, Unemployment Insurance Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; and he frequently provides training to employees in these areas and lectures before the New York State Association of School Attorneys and the Mid-Hudson School Study Council. Mr. Latino has extensive experience defending employers in actions brought pursuant to federal and state anti-discrimination laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the New York State Human Rights Law. He regularly defends employers in labor arbitration matters, matters before the New York State Division of Human Rights, Westchester County Commission on Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York State Public Employment Relations Board, and the New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board. Mr. Latino is a member of the New York State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York, in the State of Massachusetts, and in federal courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.