Peter J. Dugan

Peter J. Dugan has extensive experience in counseling employers and providing legal advice in the following areas:

  • wage-hour compliance,
  • sexual harassment and discrimination,
  • medical leave issues,
  • reductions in force,
  • employee handbooks,
  • religious and disability-related accommodations,
  • restrictive covenants, and
  • traditional labor relations.

Mr. Dugan has also represented management in various litigation matters relating to wage-hour class and collective actions, the EEOC, age, and gender discrimination, among others.

The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D., 2004)
Associate, CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy

Loyola College in Maryland (B.A., 2001)

Professional Admissions
State of New York

State of New Jersey

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

"Eleventh Circuit Becomes Latest Court of Appeals to Enforce Agreement to Arbitrate FLSA Collective Action," Employment Law Alert, April 1, 2014

"U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Meaning of "Changing Clothes" Under FLSA," Employment Law Alert, February 4, 2014

"Minimum Wage Increased in New York and New Jersey; Salary Basis Requirements Increased in New York," Employment Law Alert, January 10, 2014

"New York City Prohibits Discrimination Against the Unemployed," Employment Law Alert, March 25, 2013

"New York Expands Scope of Permissible Deductions From Employee Wages," Employment Law Alert, October 23, 2012

"Criminal Background Check Laws Can Complicate Hiring Decisions," New York Law Journal, October 22, 2012 (Peter J. Dugan, Mitchell Boyarsky)

"New Jersey Legislative Update: New Laws Could Limit Employer's Use of Credit Reports and Social Networking Information," Employment Law Alert, May 22, 2012

"Third Circuit Opens the Door for "Hybrid" Wage & Hour Claims in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the U.S. Virgin Islands," Employment Law Alert, April 4, 2012

"New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Notification Deadline is February 1," Employment Law Alert, January 30, 2012

"Supreme Court Recognizes "Ministerial Exception" to Anti-Discrimination Laws," Employment Law Alert, January 18, 2012

"New Jersey Adopts Federal White-Collar Overtime Exemptions," Employment Law Alert, September 20, 2011

"NLRB and U.S. DOL Propose New Rules Affecting Union Representation Elections and Persuader Reporting," Employment Law Alert, July 14, 2011

"U.S. Supreme Court Backs Wal-Mart and Halts one of the Most Expansive Class Actions in History," Employment Law Alert, June 23, 2011 (Peter J. Dugan, Kristin D. Sostowski)

"New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Effective April 9, 2011," Employment Law Alert, May 4, 2011

"Southern District of New York Mandates Early Mediation in Employment Discrimination Cases," Employment Law Alert, March 18, 2011

"New York Employers Must Comply with Wage Theft Prevention Act Effective April 12, 2011," Employment Law Alert, January 4, 2011

Speaking Engagements
Speaker, Gibbons P.C., "Employment Roundtable - Wage/Hour & Social Media," New York, NY. May 2, 2012

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Peter J. Dugan Attorney at Law
Peter J. Dugan
Employment & Labor Law

Contact Information
One Pennsylvania Plaza,
37th Floor
New York, NY 10119-3701

Direct: 212-613-2065
Fax:      212-554-9646
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