Paul S. Linzer
Paul S. Linzer is a Partner in the Labor Relations and Criminal Law Practice Groups. He concentrates his practice on all aspects of public sector labor law litigation, and criminal defense litigation.
Mr. Linzer is the labor counsel and/or general counsel to a variety of public sector labor unions and their membership, including the New York City firefighters’ union, many County, Town, and Village-level Police unions, and the supervisors’ union from the New York City Department of Correction. He handles all labor and civil litigation responsibilities for these unions, including their grievance arbitrations, improper labor practice proceedings, policy negotiations, collective bargaining of contracts, interest arbitrations, drafting of potential legislation, and any matters in State and/or Federal Courts. Mr. Linzer also represents union members in Internal Affairs, disciplinary proceedings, or other internal or external administrative or criminal investigations.
Long Island Business News named Mr. Linzer to their list of “Who’s Who in Labor Law” for the years 2012 through 2018.
Prior to joining the firm in September of 2000, Mr. Linzer served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office for approximately eight years. He has extensive criminal trial experience, as both a Prosecutor and a Defense Attorney, ranging from minor crimes to serious felonies.
Mr. Linzer earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the State University of New York at Albany in 1988, and a Juris Doctor from The American University, Washington College of Law in 1991.
A member of the New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations, as well as the Former Assistant District Attorney’s Association, Mr. Linzer is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Florida, as well as the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Judicial Circuit.