Frank W. Brennan
Frank W. Brennan
Frank W. Brennan is a partner, concentrating in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, and labor and employment law.
Mr. Brennan represents clients in all segments of the construction industry, including contractors, construction managers, owners, developers, suppliers and equipment rental companies (on both public and private projects) relating to claims of non-payment, extra work, delay, changed conditions, defective work, default, termination, mechanic’s liens, and performance and payment bonds. Mr. Brennan also provides representation in connection with negotiation, drafting, and implementation of collective bargaining agreements (CBA) and project labor agreements (PLA).
Mr. Brennan has extensive experience representing employers in the areas of labor and employment law and has successfully defended corporate employers, non-profit entities, and construction contractors in claims before Federal and State Courts and Federal, State, and local administrative agencies—including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board, United States Department of Labor, United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), New York State Department of Labor (DOL), New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR), Nassau County Commission on Human Rights (NCCHR), New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB), New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG), New York City Environmental Control Board (ECB), New York City School Construction Authority (SCA), New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Labor Law Investigations Unit (LLIU), and private mediation and arbitration panels relating to claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, workplace injury, whistle blower, wage and hour claims, representational elections, unfair labor practice charges, OSHA inspections and violations, New York City Vendor application investigations, public bid investigations, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) unauthorized disclosure investigations, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims, and Federal, State, and New York City prevailing wage investigations.
Mr. Brennan also provides advice and counsel to employers on matters involving employment discrimination and harassment investigations, employee leave, independent contractor classification practices, employee compensation practices, Form I-9 compliance, background checks, employment contracts, non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, employment policies, and employee handbooks.
- St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 2002
- State University of New York, Empire State College, B.S., 1999, cum laude
- New York State Bar
- United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
- Nassau County Bar Association (Construction Law and Labor and Employment Law Committees)
- September 30, 2021
2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list (Employment & Labor)
- October 28, 2020
Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP has a Combined Total of 34 Attorneys Selected to the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists
- September 12, 2019
2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list (Employment & Labor)
- September 13, 2018
Thirteen Partners from Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLP Named 2018 New York Super Lawyers®
- February 26, 2018
Partner Frank Brennan Selected as a Who’s Who in Labor Law by the Long Island Business News
- September 21, 2017
Sixteen Partners from Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana LLP Named 2017 New York Super Lawyers®