MARK A. HERNANDEZ

Partner

 

mhernandez@putneylaw.com
(212) 682-0020

Admissions

New York
New Jersey
Connecticut

United States District Courts for the
Southern, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of New York
District of New Jersey

United States Tax Court

Education

Law School: Penn State University at The Dickinson School of Law
Honors/Activities: Senior Editor of the Dickinson Journal of International Law

Undergraduate: State University of New York at Albany

Other Education: Fordham University School of Law
Honors/Activities: Dean’s List of Distinguished Students

Biography

MARK A. HERNANDEZ is a premier management-side labor and employment attorney. Based in the firm’s New York City office, Mr. Hernandez represents clients of all sizes and is experienced in a wide range of industries, including, finance, health care, real estate, restaurants, building services, higher education, and retail and manufacturing.

Mr. Hernandez represents clients in the general defense of employment discrimination and wage and hour matters in both federal and state courts, as well as administrative forums, for claims arising under civil rights laws, including Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as the New York State and City Human Rights Law, in addition to the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law, the National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, as well as the Sherman Act.

Mr. Hernandez also provides clients with supervisory and management training to recognize, prevent and rectify sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace, union avoidance, union campaigns and elections and collective bargaining issues. He also represents numerous clients as the chief spokesperson during collective bargaining negotiations.

Relevant Cases/Matters

  • Peta-Gordon v. John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, Index No.: 617581 (Luft, JSC) (July 6, 2018)
  • Hammond v. Presbyterian Hospital, et al., Index No.: 151700 (Bluth, JSC.) (New York Cty) (March 20, 2018)
  • Balyberdina v. National Institute for the Psychotherapies, Index No. 101382 (1st Dep’t April 26, 2016)
  • Majai Goodine v. Suffolk County Water Authority, et al. 14 CV 4514 (JS) (ARL) (January 29, 2016)
  • Interfaith Medical Center and NYS Federation of Physicians, Case No. 29-UC-153894 (November 2, 2015)
  • Lundy v. Catholic Health System of Long Island. Inc., 711 F.3d 106 (2d Cir. 2013)
  • Coleman v. Suffolk County Water Authority, 225 F.3d 645 (2d Cir. 2000)
  • Roginsky v. County of Suffolk, NY, et al. 729 F.Supp2d 561 (E.D.N.Y. 2010)
  • Robertson v. Columbia University, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99446 (S.D.N.Y 2009)
  • Higgs v. Columbia University, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3579 (S.D.N.Y 2009)
  • Considine v. Southampton Hospital, 83 A.D.3d 883, 922 N.Y.S.2d 430 (2d Dep’t 2011)
  • Christopher McCarthy v. St. Francis Hospital, 41 A.D.3d 794; 840 N.Y.S.2d 800 (2d Dep’t 2007), permission to appeal denied, slip opinion November 15, 2007
  • In the Matter of the Claim of Stacey L. Wilson v. Suffolk County Water Authority and Commissioner of Labor, 308 A.D.2d 673, 764 N.Y.S.2d 661 (3d Dep’t 2003)
  • King v. Brooklyn Sports Club, et al., 305 A.D.2d 465, 759 N.Y.S.2d 339 (2d Dep’t 2003)
  • Oross v. Good Samaritan Hospital, 300 A.D.2d 457, 751 N.Y.S.2d 580 (2d Dep’t 2002)

Awards

AV Rated Preeminent Martindale Hubbel

International Advisory Experts Award 2019

Super Lawyers 2018