Christopher T. Cognato advises public and private employers on a range of labor and employment issues. He has experience in litigation arising from claims of discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. He counsels employers on policies and practices including disability accommodations, wage and hour compliance, harassment investigations, and reductions in force. He has also advised clients in connection with collective bargaining negotiations and has assisted in representations before the National Labor Relations Board and Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Cognato is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Labor and Employment Group.
Pro Bono Experience
Mr. Cognato's pro bono experience includes work with immigrants who have been victims of crime, assisting them in obtaining employment authorization through U visas.