Joseph Cartafalsa

Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson LLP
New York, NY

Joseph B. Cartafalsa represents management in all aspects of labor and employment law and related litigation. He frequently represents and advises employers on their rights and obligations under the myriad of federal, state and local employment related laws and regulations. He has worked closely with employers to provide counseling during particularly sensitive times such as during layoffs, mergers or corporate restructuring; when sexual harassment or discrimination is alleged; and when an employee requests a medical leave or job accommodation.


Mr. Cartafalsa has also been called upon to draft and review employment contracts and non-compete agreements to protect his clients from unfair competition and the theft of trade secrets.


Mr. Cartafalsa received his BS degree from Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1989 and his JD degree from the Fordham University School of Law in 1992. He is licensed to practice law in the State of New York, the State of New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and for the District of New Jersey. He is active in Cornell University and Fordham Law School alumni affairs.