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Zachary Kimmel is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including collective bargaining negotiations; advising on recruiting, hiring, evaluating, and terminating employees; internal investigations; and counseling public, private, and nonprofit entities on a range of labor law matters. Those include issues concerning the Fair Labor Standards Act wage and hour, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII and analogous state anti-discrimination laws, as well as to the Family Medical Leave Act; New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act (NJCEPA) and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, among others. He counsels and defends employers on day-to-day issues, including employee discipline and employees’ leaves of absence.


  • Unfair Labor Practice Charges (ULP)
  • Discrimination Charges issues by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act (NJCEPA)
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Title VII



  • Obtained determination from Delaware Department of Labor concerning former employee’s alleged entitlement to vacation time payout.°
  • Secured dismissal of discrimination claims under NJLAD related to arbitration agreement.°
  • Assisted in negotiations culminating in first collective bargaining agreement between global company and newly recognized union.°
  • Defended numerous unfair labor practice charges premised on allegations of bad faith bargaining and unilateral changes to work responsibilities.°
  • Counseled non-profit entity regarding applicability of Federal CMS Mandate and New Jersey Executive Orders requiring COVID-19 vaccination.°
  • Drafted policies for company with national presence in connection with OSHA’s vaccination mandate.°
  • Investigated allegations concerning decade long practice of racial discrimination by department supervisors at University. °

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Kimmel prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Trial Advocacy & Advanced Trial Advocacy, Drexel University, 2017-2019
  • Judicial Intern, Hon. David R. Strawbridge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2019
  • Employment Litigation Intern, State of New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, 2017


  • J.D., Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, 2019
    • Associate Editor, Drexel Law Review
    • Pro Bono Excellence Award
  • B.S., Wake Forest University, 2016
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey