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Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Honors Evan J. Spelfogel

On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal held its annual alumni reception at Moses & Singer, LLP in Manhattan.

At the reception the Journal honored Evan J. Spelfogel, a member at Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., with the 2014 Samuel M. Kaynard Award for Excellence in labor and employment law. The award is given annually in recognition of those who hold strong ideals, display keen legal acumen and make outstanding contributions to the fields of labor and employment law.

David B. Feldman ’82, a partner at Moses & Singer, LLP, the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal and the 2012 Kaynard Award recipient, hosted the event.

Photos from the event can be found on the Hofstra Law Facebook page.

About the Samuel M. Kaynard Award for Excellence
The Samuel M. Kaynard Award for Excellence is named to honor the life and legacy of Samuel M. Kaynard, a former regional director of the National Labor Relations Board and a nationally recognized labor law expert and academician. Previous recipients include:

  • Dr. Harry Wu, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and executive director of the Laogai Research Foundation
  • Samuel Estreicher, the Dwight D. Opperman professor of law, New York University School of Law, and chief reporter of the Restatement on Employment Law
  • Spencer Lewis, former director, New York District Office, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Eric J. Schmertz, former dean and distinguished professor emeritus of law, Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

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