William Hannan

William Hannan represents unions in both the public and private sectors, as well as individuals in labor and employment matters. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where he served as Production Editor for the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy. Mr. Hannan is a member of the State Bars of New Jersey, New York, and California (inactive status). He is a Barrister of the Sidney Reitman Employment Law Inn of Court. Mr. Hannan has been a speaker at the NLRB Region 22 Conference as well as numerous ICLE programs on labor and employment law.

Mr. Hannan has extensive experience in representing employees in state and federal courts, arbitration, and before the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, and the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law. Mr. Hannan has wide experience in appellate matters before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. Mr. Hannan has prevailed in two cases before the New Jersey Supreme Court, Bridgewater-Raritan Education Association v. Board of Education of the Bridgewater-Raritan School District (2015) and Brenda Miller v. State-Operated School District of the City of Newark (2019). The Bridgewater-Raritan decision created new law concerning the acquisition of teacher tenure in New Jersey, and resulted in a wrongfully terminated teacher being reinstated to her position, awarded tenure, and receiving a six-figure back pay award.

Write to William Hannan at whannan@oxfeldcohen.com.