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Kaufman Dolowich Partner Keith Gutstein Elected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Posted Jun 24, 2024

(June 24, 2024, Woodbury, N.Y.) – Kaufman Dolowich LLP is pleased to announce that Keith Gutstein, partner and Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Practice Group, has been named a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, a non-profit professional association of leading labor and employment law attorneys. Membership into CLEL as a Fellow is by nomination only and granted to those who are deemed to have met the CLEL’s high bar of professional and ethical standards for at least 20 years of practice.

“I am humbled and honored to receive this notable distinction,” said Gutstein. “It is one of the pinnacles of my career to be recognized alongside such a distinguished group of legal peers.”

Gutstein has more than two decades of experience practicing labor and employment law on behalf of management. He regularly counsels clients on day-to-day workplace issues including employment discrimination, compliance with workplace regulatory matters and employment statutes. Gutstein is also rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®. Beyond his professional endeavors, he is actively involved in his community serving on the executive committee and as a board member of the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County.

Gutstein will be installed as a new Fellow at the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers’ induction ceremony Nov. 16, 2024, in New York City. The annual induction dinner is traditionally held coincident with the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference. With the current installation, the College is represented by more than fifteen hundred members in forty-six states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and eight Canadian Provinces.

About the Firm

Kaufman Dolowich LLP is a leading national law firm serving a broad range of industries in practice areas including labor and employment, directors and officers liability, professional liability, commercial litigation, insurance coverage and litigation, data privacy and cybersecurity, financial services, general liability and construction law. Headquartered on Long Island, N.Y., Kaufman Dolowich attorneys represent domestic and global clients of all sizes. Kaufman Dolowich is a five-time Mansfield Certified law firm recognized for its diverse and inclusive employment strategies. For more information, visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn

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