Edward J. Groarke

ejgPosition: Partner
Phone: 516-248-5757
Fax: 516-742-1765
EDWARD J. GROARKE was formerly a Deputy Nassau County Attorney and associate at the New York City law firm of Brady & Tarpey, P.C. prior to becoming an associate and then partner with this firm. He has a broad civil litigation background with a specialty in labor and employee benefits law. He holds a B.A. from St. Francis College and an M.A. from Brooklyn College in addition to a law degree from St. John’s University and a Masters in Labor Law as well as an additional Masters of Law from New York University.Mr. Groarke serves on the Adjunct Faculty of Hofstra Law School where he lectures in “Public Sector Labor Law”. Mr. Groarke was admitted to practice law in New York State in 1980. He is also admitted before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

 
Practice Areas: Labor and Employee Benefits Law Civil Litigation
Education:
St. Francis College (B.A. 1969)
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (M.A. 1972)
St. John’s University (J.D. 1979)
New York University (LL.M in Labor Law, 1983;LL.M ., 1994)

Bar Admissions
State of New York
Memberships
Nassau County Bar Association New York State Bar Association

 

Reported Cases

Reported Cases

Case Title:
New York State Conf. of Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans v. Travelers Ins. Co
Case Citation:
514 U.S.645
Case Title:
EEOC v. Local 638
Case Citation:
34 Fed. Appx. 6
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Corr v. MTA Long Island Bus
Case Citation:
1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 25058 Edit Delete
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Cleveland Wrecking Co. v. Iron Workers Local 40
Case Citation:
136 F.3d 884
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Active Glass Corp. v. Architectural & Ornamental Iron Workers Local Union 580
Case Citation:
1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 15370
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Talib v. Transport Workers Union of Am.
Case Citation:
1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 9577
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EEOC v. Local 40 International Ass’n of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers
Case Citation:
76 F.3d 76
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Travelers Insurance Co. v. Pataki
Case Citation:
63 F.3d 89
Case Title:
Haley v. Pataki
Case Citation:
60 F.3d 137
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Travelers Ins. Co. v. Cuomo
Case Citation:
14 F.3d 708
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Association of Surrogates & Supreme Court Reporters v. New York
Case Citation:
940 F.2d 766
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General Electric Co. v. New York State Department of Labor
Case Citation:
891 F.2d 25
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New York Bus Tours, Inc. v. Kheel
Case Citation:
864 F.2d 9
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Thomas C. Baer, Inc. v. Architectural & Ornamental Iron Workers Local Union No. 580 etc.
Case Citation:
813 F.2d 562
Case Title:
Perry v. Metro Suburban Bus Authority
Case Citation:
236 F.R.D. 110
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Perry v. Metro Suburban Bus Authority
Case Citation:
390 F. Supp 2d 251
Case Title:
Perry v. Metro Suburban Bus Authority
Case Citation:
319 F. Supp 2d 338
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EEOC v. Int’l Ass’n of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Ironworkers
Case Citation:
Local 580, 139 F. Supp. 2d 512
Case Title:
Corr v. MTA Long Island Bus
Case Citation:
27 F. Supp. 2d 359
Case Title:
Schermerhorn v. James
Case Citation:
1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 848
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Schermerhorn v. James
Case Citation:
1997 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17139
Case Title:
Cleveland Wrecking Co. v. Iron Workers Local Union 40
Case Citation:
947 F. Supp.745
Case Title:
EEOC v. Local 40, International Ass’n of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers
Case Citation:
1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1689
Case Title:
EEOC v. Local 40, International Ass’n of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers
Case Citation:
885 F. Supp. 488
Case Title:
New York Bus Tours Inc. v. Kheel
Case Citation:
793 F. Supp. 79
Case Title:
Kopilas v. Dispigna
Case Citation:
1992 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5863
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EEOC v. Local 580 International Association of Bridge, etc.
Case Citation:
133 F.R.D. 445
Case Title:
United Bhd. Of Carpenters & Joiners v. Tile Helpers Union
Case Citation:
740 F.Supp. 167
Case Title:
International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators, Local No. 12 v. Insulation Quality Enterprises, Ltd.
Case Citation:
675 F. Supp. 1398
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Architectural & Ornamental Iron Workers Local Union No. 580 of Int’l Association of Bridge, etc. v. JMB Corp.
Case Citation:
667 F. Supp. 134
Case Title:
New York Bus Tours, Inc. v. Kheel
Case Citation:
1986 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27671
Case Title:
New York Bus Tours, Inc. v. Kheel
Case Citation:
1985 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12809
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Pearse v. Freeport
Case Citation:
1982 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13456
Case Title:
Goodman v. Barnard College
Case Citation:
95 N.Y.2d 15
Case Title:
Brukhman v. Giuliani
Case Citation:
94 N.Y.2d 387
Case Title:
Associated Gen Contractors v. N.Y. State Thruway Auth. (In re N.Y. State Chapter, Inc.)
Case Citation:
88 N.Y.2d 56
Case Title:
Johannesen v. New York City Department of Hous. Preservation & Dev
Case Citation:
84 N.Y.2d 129
Case Title:
Rocovich v. Consolidated Edison Co
Case Citation:
583 N.E. 2d 932
Case Title:
Association of Surrogates & Supreme Court Reporters v. State
Case Title:
Twin State CCS Corp. v. Roberts
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Roberts v. City of New York
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New York State Chapter v. New York State Thruway Auth.
Case Title:
Landmark Constr. Corp. v. Iron Workers Local 580
Case Title:
Corbett v. New York State Thruway Auth.
Case Title:
McNulty v. Locals 40, 361 & 417 Union Sec. Funds of Int’l Ass’n of Bridge, etc.
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New York State Chapter v. New York State Thruway Auth.
Case Title:
Landmark Colony at Oyster Bay v. Board of Supervisors
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In the Matter of Robert Romaine etc. v. New York City Transit Authority
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In re World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation
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In re World Trade Center Disaster Site Litigation
Case Title:
Tile Setters and Tile Finishers Union of New York and New Jersey, Local Union No. 7 of the Intern. Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers v. Spring St.
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NLRB v. Local 3, Intern. Broth. of Elec. Workers
Case Title:
E.E.O.C. v. Bennett
Case Citation:
34 Fed.Appx. 6, (2nd Cir.(N.Y.) Apr 11, 2002)
Case Title:
New York State Chapter, Inc. v. New York State Thruway Authority
Case Citation:
666 N.E.2d 185, (N.Y. Mar 28, 1996)
Case Title:
Rodonich v. House Wreckers Union, Local 95 of Laborers’ Intern. Union of North America
Case Citation:
837 F.Supp. 550, (S.D.N.Y. Nov 01, 1993)
Case Title:
Rattley v. N.Y. State AFL-CIO
Case Citation:
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9119
Case Title:
Landmark Constr. Corp. v. Iron Workers Local 580
Case Citation:
206 A.D.2d 481 (N.Y. App. Div. 2d Dep’t 1994)
Case Title:
Active Glass Corp. v. Architectural & Ornamental Iron Workers Local Union 580
Case Citation:
899 F. Supp. 1228 (S.D.N.Y. 1995)
Case Title:
Rattley v. N.Y. State AFL-CIO
Case Citation:
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9119 (S.D.N.Y. May 20, 2002)
Case Title:
Landmark Constr. Corp. v. Iron Workers Local 580
Case Citation:
206 A.D.2d 481 (N.Y. App. Div. 2d Dep’t 1994)
Case Title:
Active Glass Corp. v. Architectural & Ornamental Iron Workers Local Union 580
Case Citation:
899 F. Supp. 1228 (S.D.N.Y. 1995)
Case Title:
Rattley v. N.Y. State AFL-CIO
Case Citation:
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9119 (S.D.N.Y. May 20, 2002)
Case Title:
Matter of Held v. New York State Workers’ Compensation Bd.
Case Citation:
2009 NY Slip Op 159 (N.Y. App. Div. 3d Dep’t Jan. 15, 2009)
Case Title:
Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
Case Citation:
39 PERB P 4528 (2006)
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New York City Transit Authority
Case Citation:
38 PERB P 3024 (2005)
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Metropolitan Transit Authority (Long Island Bus)
Case Citation:
38 PERB P 3014 (2005)
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New York City Transit Authority
Case Citation:
38 PERB P 4523 (2005)
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MTA Long Island Bus
Case Citation:
38 PERB P. 4510 (2005)
Case Title:
Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority
Case Citation:
37 PERB P 4003 (2004)
Case Title:
New York State Unified Court System
Case Citation:
24 PERB P 7535 (1991)
Case Title:
Transport Workers Union, Local 106, Transit Supervisors Organization and Man
Case Citation:
40 PERB P 4535