JAMES FUCHS, ESQ.
James L. Fuchs is currently a senior associate attorney at Snider & Associates, LLC, which he joined in 2007. He has settled numerous cases successfully for the firm, and, in the past year, he won the two cases that went to a hearing.
In one case, Boss v. HUD, there was a finding of reprisal, and, in the other, Sayles v. GSA, there was a finding of a hostile work environment. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fuchs litigated in commercial, employment discrimination, libel, and insurance actions.
He has also counseled other attorneys on ethical issues both as a volunteer for the New York Ethics Hot Line and as a CLE lecturer at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He is a member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City as well as of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He had been a member of the Association’s Professional Responsibility Committee, Professional and Judicial Ethics Committee, and Professional Disciplinary Committee.
As a member of the Professional Responsibility Committee, he chaired a subcommittee that drafted an amicus brief for the Association concerning the disqualification of a law firm, and he has had both trial and appellate experience in the New York state courts. He has also assisted at trial in New York Federal courts.
Mr. Fuchs has been a fellow at Yale University, the John Carter Brown Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His musical review, “Kal v’Homer,” was performed at the Jerusalem Plaza (now the Sheraton). He has run three New York marathons, as well as the New Mexico Merathon. He has given papers on historical topics all over the United States, as well as in France, Holland, and Israel. He speaks Italian, French, and Hebrew.
- Employment law – Employee
- Labor law
- EEOC and MSPB hearings
- Employee Discipline
- Overtime violations
- Wage and Hour violations
- Fair Labor Standards Act
- Disability discrimination
- Reasonable Accommodation
- Sexual Harassment
- Gender discrimination
- Age discrimination
- Race Discrimination
- National Origin Discrimination
- Religious Discrimination
- Religious Accommodation discrimination
- Litigation and Appeals
- Government Agencies
- New York (1996)
- Massachusetts (1996)
- Illinois (1997)
- District of Columbia (1997)
- Maryland (2008)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (1996)
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1996)
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2007)
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (2008)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2009)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (2009)
- U.S. District Court for the Fourth Circuit (2010)
- New York University, New York, NY – LL.M. 2003Case Western University, Cleveland, OH – J.D., 1995
- Honors: Law Review: Contributing Editor (1994-95)
- Associate (1993-94)
- Dean’s List, 1995
- University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
- Ph.D., M.A., with Honors, A.B.
- University of Chicago Overseas Fellowship
- Pierce Scholar
- H. Shaw Scholar
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Bar Association of Baltimore City
- “A Seville Standard for Aiders and Abettors: The Logic and Implications of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Central Bank v. First Interstate Bank,” Case Western Reserve Law Review, Spring, 1995.
- Mr. Fuchs has also published articles on historical topics in Nouvelles de la Republique des Lettres, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, The Journal of Religious History, Proceedings of the World Congress of Jewish Studies, and Koroth.