Taylor M. Kosakoff is an associate in the New York City, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents management in employment litigation and advises clients on various aspects of the employer-employee relationship.
Taylor’s interest in labor and employment law flourished during his undergraduate studies at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. As president of the Cornell ILR Sports Business Society, Taylor became interested in exploring labor and employment issues within the sports industry, especially those that influenced universities and college athletes. At Jackson Lewis, he continues to merge these interests through advising academic institutions on Title IX gender equity compliance within their athletic programs and publishing articles about the evolving Name, Image, and Likeness arena of college athletics for the firm’s Collegiate and Professional Sports and Higher Education groups.
Taylor primarily handles discrimination, harassment, retaliation and employment contract claims filed in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New York City Commission on Human Rights. He regularly represents management in employment disputes through arbitration and mediation proceedings.
While attending law school, Taylor served as the senior articles editor of the Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal and mediated small claims court disputes through Fordham Law’s Mediation Clinic. Taylor graduated law school with a concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
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