Walter M. Kane

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Cary Kane LLP
 | 1350 Broadway, New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212-871-0534
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020
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
    • 50%Employment & Labor
    • 50%Employee Benefits
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Labor Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2020

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    About Walter Kane

    Admitted: 1999, New York

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    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
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    Office Location for Walter M. Kane

    1350 Broadway
    New York, NY 10018

    Phone: 212-871-0534

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    Last Updated: 4/3/2019

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