Professional Employment

Partner, McKenna  & Schneier, Valley Stream, N.Y., May 1977 – present

           Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated two person general practice firm with emphasis on labor law, municipal law, and federal civil litigation (FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, ERISA, §1983)

General Counsel and Labor Counsel, Nassau County Bridge Authority, P.O. Box 341,  Lawrence, N.Y., August 1999 – present

          Legal counsel for public authority and its chief negotiator with Local 1000, Nassau County CSEA, AFL-CIO      

Village Attorney and Labor Counsel, Incorporated Village of Valley Stream, 123 South Central Avenue, Valley Stream, N.Y., April 1995 – April 2011

          Headed eight person law department of large village (pop. 40,000) and was its chief labor negotiator involving three collective bargaining agreements with Local 342, L. I. Public Service Employees Union, United Marine Division, ILA, AFL-CIO

Village Attorney and Special Labor Consultant, Incorporated Village of Malverne, 99 Church Street,  Malverne, N.Y., April 1987 – April 1991

          Headed three person law department of village and was its chief labor negotiator involving collective bargaining agreements with Malverne PBA and Local 1000, Nassau County CSEA, AFL-CIO

Member, Board of Directors, North Sea Insurance Company, Valley Stream, N.Y., 1978 – 2009

          Outside director of privately owned insurance company licensed in the states of New York, North Dakota, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Texas

Adjunct Instructor, Nassau County Community College, Garden City, N.Y., 1978-1980

          Instructor in Department of Business Administration and taught Business Law I and Business Law II

Political Analyst, Peter D. Hart Research Associates, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1973-1974; 1976-1977

          Analyst for consulting firm that conducts private political polls for and provides campaign strategy to candidates and organizations