Law and the Workplace
Jacob L. Hirsch

Jacob L. Hirsch

Jacob Hirsch is a law clerk in the Labor & Employment Law Department, and assists his clients in a wide range of labor and employment matters. Prior to joining Proskauer, Jacob interned at the Lawyers Alliance for New York, where he contributed to various business transactions carried out on behalf of nonprofit clients across the New York metropolitan area.

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Emerging Trend: ADA Does Not Cover Potential Future Disabilities

Heeding the adage “no one knows what the future may hold,” the Seventh, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits have uniformly refused to extend protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to employees with a perceived risk of a potential impairment. In each case, an employer either declined to hire an applicant or terminated an employee … Continue Reading
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