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Donald W Savelson

Don Savelson, instructor for Cornell ILR professional education workshop

Don Savelson is an Optional Service Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department of Proskauer Rose LLP. Don handles a wide variety of labor and employment matters including EEO, labor arbitrations, collective bargaining, privacy, WARN, NLRA wage/hour, unemployment, ADA, FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, and occupational safety and health matters. Don taught at George Washington University School of Law from 1977 to 1986 while in private practice in Washington and has written and lectured widely for almost 20 years. He co-authored the first law book on OSHA in 1976, entitled “Occupational Safety and Health Law and Practice,” published by the Practising Law Institute, and is a contributor to the ABA-BNA treatise Occupational Safety and Health Law. He has been a faculty member for the Extension Division of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations since 1993. He has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Brooklyn Law School for over 20 years, teaching Workplace Privacy and Labor Arbitration classes.