Litigation Partner Russell G. Tisman named “Who’s Who in Labor Law,” by Long Island Business News

Mineola, February 27, 2009 — Russell G. Tisman, Partner at Forchelli, Curto, Crowe, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo and Cohn LLP was named “Who’s Who in Labor Law,” by Long Island Business News.

In the article, Mr. Tisman discussed the implications of the new administration. He was quoted,” As a senator, and in his campaign, President Obama was an ardent supporter of expanding employee rights, strengthening unions, and increasing both government enforcement activity and the damages and fines faced by employers.” “This pro-employee, pro-union agenda … is already being advanced and implemented under the Democratically-controlled Congress.”

Mr. Tisman specializes in complex corporate, commercial, defense, employment, labor and Surrogate’s Court litigation. He has tried cases and argued appeals in Federal and State courts and administrative agencies throughout the United States, and in arbitration and other alternate dispute resolution fora. Mr. Tisman also actively counsels management and human resource professionals on employment and labor matters. He represents public companies, privately held businesses, insurers, financial institutions and individuals.

Mr. Tisman is a member of the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Nassau County Bar Association, where he is active on the employment and labor committee. He has served as President of the Lawyers Club of Huntington and currently is a board member of the Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court. He has published articles and treatise sections, and has lectured on employment and litigation law and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Tisman actively serves as an arbitrator and mediator in commercial and employment disputes, and has been a court-appointed arbitrator. He has served on committees of the Mid-Island Y JCC and the Northwestern University Alumni Association, where he is past President of the Long Island Alumni Club. He also served as Regional Co-Director of Northwestern’s Alumni Admission Council.