Shaun Abreu is an Associate in the Newark office and a member of the Labor Law Practice Group.
Mr. Abreu is a New York native with experience in political management, civic engagement and legislative affairs. In New York City, he served as a member of his local community board, a board director for his local park, and a court-appointed special advocate for children in foster care. His campaign work includes bids to elect Congressman Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American elected to Congress, as well as city council members and state legislators. He interned for the Honorable Rolando T. Acosta, the Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Most recently, he clerked for the National Labor Relations Board in Louisiana, where he defended the right to unionize and the integrity of the collective bargaining process.
He received his Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School University and Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University. While in law school, Mr. Abreu published articles on Inside Higher Ed as a co-author with Congressman Espaillat, discussing the historical significance of Upward Bound and the damage done by the recent administration's efforts to undermine the program, which raised crucial awareness. He has additionally written for the Tulane Environmental Law Journal, El Diario, and the Manhattan Times. Most recently, Mr. Abreu published a forthcoming article for the Quinnipiac Health Law Journal, “Navigating Choppy Waters: Reasonable Accommodations in Standardized Testing and the Workplace,” in which he explores the legal hurdles aspiring attorneys with ADHD face under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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