Elise M. Bloom




  • Friday, May 24, 2013
    Editor: Joe, congratulations on recently being appointed co-chair of Proskauer’s Labor and Employment Law Department, which is clearly established as one of the country’s top employment practices. Can you two give us a quick overview of some of the latest initiatives launched under your leadership?
  • Friday, July 1, 2011
    In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes , No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the plaintiffs failed to identify a specific, company-wide policy or practice of discrimination. Additionally, the Court held unanimously...
  • Tuesday, November 2, 2010
    Editor: Please describe your practice area, particularly in the realm of class actions. What are your key areas of representation?
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2009
    Editor: Congratulations on being named co-chair of Proskauer's Labor & Employment Law Department. Tell us more about your recent appointment.
  • The Starbucks Case: A Wakeup Call For Employers In The Hospitality Industry
    Sunday, June 1, 2008
    Editor: Ms. Bloom, would you tell our readers something about your professional experience?
  • New Worker-Friendly Laws Put Employers On Notice
    Thursday, November 1, 2007
    New York has become the latest state to pass new worker-friendly laws, joining a number of others across the country in enacting and amending a spate of laws addressing a variety of workplace issues.These new laws, generally, focus on the payment of wages and time-off and reflect a growing national trend that is expanding employees' rights in the workplace...