Matthew J. Mehnert



Matthew J. Mehnert RESIZE


















Download vCard



♦  Colgate University (B.A. in Political Science, 2001)

♦  Hofstra University School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2004)



♦  New York

♦  U.S. Supreme Court

♦  Federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals

♦  Eastern and Southern Districts of New York



  • Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship and Citation of Excellence in Labor & Employment Law Courses at Hofstra University



12.06.2019:  Stopping Those Prying Eyes: Protecting Student Data, Cybersecurity and the Threat of Ransoms – Nassau and Suffolk Academies of Law and Education Law Committees – 2019 Annual School Law Conference

05.15.2019: Controlling Unemployment Compensation CostsNational Business Institute Seminar “Mini Law School for HR Professionals”

07.13.2018: A Current Look at Government Immunity – National Business Institute Seminar “Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to Know”

05.22.2018:  “Where Do We Go From Here…?”  How and Why You May Need to Engage in the Interactive Accommodation Process, Lamb & Barnosky, LLP Live Webinar Series

Education, EmploymentLabor, Litigation, and Municipal


Matthew J. Mehnert graduated (cum laude) from the Hofstra University School of Law in 2004 and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Colgate University in 2001. Mr. Mehnert served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal and received both the Jonathan Falk Memorial Scholarship and Citation of Excellence in Labor & Employment Law Courses.


Mr. Mehnert has previously represented employers, both public and private, in matters before the EEOC, SDHR, NYCHRC, NLRB and the DOL. He has appeared on behalf of employers before various state and federal courts during all phases of litigation, including trial, and has authored appeals before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuit, the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court for the Second Judicial Department and the National Labor Relations Board.