Walter M. Kane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Cary Kane LLP
 | 1350 Broadway, Suite 1400
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-871-0534
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1999
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (50%),
  • Employee Benefits (50%)
Attorney Profile

Having been involved in the labor movement for decades, Walter M. Kane has a keen insight into the employment-related issues people face. He is a founding partner of Cary Kane LLP, where he serves clients in New York including labor unions and multiemployer and employee benefit plans.

In 1995, Mr. Kane received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Baruch College. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 1999. Located in New York, Mr. Kane practices before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Kane served first as an organizer and later as a business agent for a local labor union. He also has experience as a commercial truck driver, which gives him a keen awareness of what people in the trucking and warehousing worlds face. Today, he represents clients who have interests in a number of industries. He provides counsel on internal union disputes, anti-corporation campaigns, contract disputes and collective bargaining agreements.

Active in the legal community, Mr. Kane is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations Lawyers Coordinating Committee.

Outside his practice, Mr. Kane provides pro bono legal services for the Irish American Labor Coalition. He also co-founded the Joint Association of Boxers, which seeks to unionize boxers.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (50%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Labor Law

Employee Benefits (50%)

Focus Areas

Employment & Labor: Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Labor Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2017

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About Walter Kane

Admitted: 1999, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.carykanelegal.com/attorney/walter-m-kane/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2000
  • State of New York, 1999
  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
  • Member, New York City Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Assistant Director, Irish American Labor Coalition for Human Rights in Northern Ireland
  • Co-founder, JAB, the Joint Association of Boxers
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Pro Bono Counsel for the Irish American Labor Coalition
  • New York City Health and Hospital Corporation's Personnel Review Board
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Office of Collective Bargaining
  • National Labor Relations Board

Educational Background:

  • Baruch College of the City University of New York, B.A., Major: History, 1995
Office Location for Walter M. Kane

1350 Broadway
Suite 1400
New York, NY 10018

Phone: 212-871-0534

 

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Last Updated: 6/26/2017

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