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Liam L. Castro

 

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Since 2004 Liam L. Castro has been an associate with the law firm of Koehler & Isaacs LLP, and a member of the firm’s labor and employment group. He specializes in the areas of employment law, public and private sector labor law, New York civil service law, and employee benefits. For over seven years Mr. Castro has been general counsel to numerous public and private sector labor unions, ERISA benefit plans, and has counseled individual union members in many areas of law. He has represented labor unions and their members before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, the National Labor Relations Board, New York State and Federal Courts, before labor arbitrators, and in collective bargaining.

Mr. Castro also has extensive experience in labor arbitrations. He has conducted hundreds of disciplinary and contract arbitrations during which he advocated for both his labor union and individual union member clients. Mr. Castro also has extensive and particular experience representing law enforcement officers who are injured in the line of duty. Specifically, he has conducted hundreds of arbitrations advocating for a law enforcement officer’s right to receive line of duty benefits pursuant to NY GEN. MUN. L. § 207-c.

Mr. Castro also has experience before the New York State Education Department where he has defended against revocation of a professional license.

Mr. Castro received his B.S., cum laude, in 1998 from St. John’s University where he was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society, the St. Vincent’s College Honor Society and the Criminal Justice National Honor Society. After completing college, in 1999 Mr. Castro joined the law firm of Koehler & Isaacs LLP as a law clerk in the labor and employment group. While employed with Koehler & Isaacs full-time, Mr. Castro attended St. John’s Law School during the evening and received his J.D. in 2003.

Areas of Experience
> Employment Law
> Public and Private Sector Labor Law
> Civil Service Law
> ERISA

Education
> J.D. St. John’s University School of Law, 2003
> B.S., cum laude, Criminal Justice, St. John’s University, 1998

Memberships
> New York State Bar Association
> Committee Member - New York State Bar Association’s Special Committee on Animals and the Law.

Bar Admissions
> New York
> United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
> United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


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