People: Lawrence P. Postol, Partner

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Lawrence P. Postol

Partner

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-5385
Fax: (202) 641-9186
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Mr. Postol is a partner and litigator concentrating his practice in the Labor and Employment Law area at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Mr. Postol has defended against claims for race, age, sex, and disability discrimination.  Mr. Postol has also handled FLSA, ERISA and OSHA litigation.  Mr. Postol counsels clients on all aspects of employment law and has particular expertise with respect to ADA compliance.  Additionally, Mr. Postol has extensive experience in workers’ compensation defense, as well as handling the defense of toxic tort litigation, and environmental litigation.  Mr. Postol has successfully argued over three dozen cases in the United States Court of Appeals and two cases before the United States Supreme Court. 

Mr. Postol is a partner and litigator concentrating his practice in the Labor and Employment Law area at Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  Mr. Postol has defended against claims for race, age, sex, and disability discrimination.  Mr. Postol has also handled FLSA, ERISA and OSHA litigation.  Mr. Postol counsels clients on all aspects of employment law and has particular expertise with respect to ADA compliance.  Additionally, Mr. Postol has extensive experience in workers’ compensation defense, as well as handling the defense of toxic tort litigation, and environmental litigation.  Mr. Postol has successfully argued over three dozen cases in the United States Court of Appeals and two cases before the United States Supreme Court. 

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, cum laude (1976)
    Board of Editors, Cornell Law Review, Cornell International Law Journal

  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, Cornell University, with distinction (1973)

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western District of Virginia

Affiliations

  • SHRM Northern Virginia Chapter (Director of Legislative Affairs)

Publications