William E. Zuckerman
Bill Zuckerman is a partner who divides his time between the firm’s offices in New York and Los Angeles. Bill’s practice focuses on employment-related litigation, and on advising and counseling management clients in a range of labor and employment matters.
As a litigator, Bill has substantial experience representing clients in contract actions, discrimination suits, WARN Act and ERISA actions, the enforcement of employment agreements and restrictive covenants and traditional labor matters. Bill advises a variety of clients on all types of employment law issues, including compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws, wage and hour laws, reductions-in-force, restrictive covenants, benefits policies and disciplinary procedures. As a member of KM&M’s entertainment, sports and the arts practice group, Bill devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing management clients in the entertainment industry in matters of special concern to that industry, including the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements with guilds and unions that operate in the entertainment industry.
Bill attended Columbia College, where, in 1986, he received his undergraduate degree in political science and English, and earned his law degree in 1991 from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, where he was a member of the Rutgers Law Review and held the position of Senior Articles Editor. Bill began his legal career as an associate in the litigation practice of Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York. In 1994, he joined the litigation department of the New York office of Morrison & Foerster, and specialized in labor and employment matters. Bill joined KM&M in 1998; he became a partner in 2000.
- American Bar Association (Sections on Labor Relations and Sports and Entertainment)
- New York State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section)
- Co-author (with Hon. H. Lee Sarokin), Presumed Innocent? Restrictions on Criminal Discovery in Federal Court Belie Such a Presumption, Rutgers Law Review (1991)