Carl J. Levine


Carl specializes in representing faculty members and other academic workers at all levels, including, among others, graduate student employees, adjunct faculty, and contingent and tenure track full time faculty at major colleges and universities in the New York-New Jersey area. Those institutions include New York University, the New School, Barnard College, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Union County College, among others. He has also assisted individual faculty members in employment disputes at Columbia University, Cornell, Princeton, Fordham, Seton Hall and others. He not only provides general advice and guidance, but he also litigates complex arbitration cases, and he practices before federal and state courts and labor boards.

Practice Areas

  • Labor
  • Employment
  • Employment Contracts and Severance Agreements

Case Highlight

  • Skubel v. Fuoroli 113 F.3d 330 (2nd Cir. 1997)
  • UAW and NYU (NLRB 2000)
  • UAW and New School (NLRB 2005)

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • 2008 Hero of the City of New York,
    (Village Voice)
  • 1992 Circle of Excellence Award,
    (Eastern Michigan University)


  • Eastern Michigan University
    M.A., Special Education, 1992
  • University of Michigan
    B.A., Psychology, 1981
  • Yale Law School,
    J.D., 1997


State Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Outside Interests

  • Traditional Dance Teacher/Leader
  • Winner MOTH Story Slam
  • Singer
  • Amateur Chef
  • Hiker