Mr. Guttell has extensive experience advising employers of all sizes in industries as diverse as healthcare, finance, manufacturing, transportation, and hospitality. As a Partner in MCB’s Employment and Labor Practice Group, Mr. Guttell represents clients in federal and state court proceedings, as well as private mediations, arbitration, and administrative hearings. In addition to representing clients in employment related issues ranging from discrimination and harassment to violations of all state and federal fair employment laws, Mr. Guttell actively litigates restrictive covenant matters, including breaches of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements. He routinely counsels clients on drafting and enforcement of all manner of agreements related to employment. Mr. Guttell counsels clients on compliance with various state and federal laws affecting the workplace, including Title VII, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act and New York State and City Human Rights laws.
Mr. Guttell is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. He is a frequent speaker before business, legal and human resource professionals, lecturing on topics including restrictive covenants and employment agreements, state and federal anti-discrimination laws, state and federal wage and hour laws, and recent developments in employment law.
Mr. Guttell received his B.A. with High Honors in History, from Brandeis University and his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, where he was the Chief Justice of the Moot Court Honor Society.
Mr. Guttell has co-authored articles appearing in publications of the New York Law Journal, MD News, and The Risk Management Quarterly.
St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
Brandeis University, B.A., with honors
Eastern and Southern Districts of New York