Denis A. Engel

dae1Position: Partner
Phone: 516-248-5757
Fax: 516-742-1765
DENIS A. ENGEL worked as a legal assistant at this firm prior to graduating from St. John’s Law School in 1993. After working for two other law firms, primarily as a litigator, he rejoined the firm as an associate in September 1995. Mr. Engel became a partner at Colleran, O’Hara & Mills on January 1, 2003. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Engel graduated from S.U.N.Y. Albany and was a high school English teacher from 1984 to 1990.

Mr. Engel was admitted to practice in New York in 1994. He is also admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern District of New York and the United States District Court of New Jersey. Mr. Engel’s work is primarily concentrated in the arbitration and litigation of labor and benefit fund matters for our clients.

Practice Areas
Labor and Employee Benefit Law
Arbitration and Litigation of Labor and Benefit Fund Matters
Education
State University of New York at Albany- (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1984)
St. John’s Law School (J.D. 1993)
Bar Admissions
State of New York
Court admissions
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court Eastern and Southern Districts
Memberships
New York State Bar Association

Reported Cases
EEOC v. Local 638
34 Fed. Appx. 6
EklecCo v. Iron Workers Locals 40, 361 & 417 Union Sec. Funds
170 F.3d 353
Plumbing Indus. Bd., Plumbing Local Union No. 1 v. E.W. Howell Co.
126 F.3d 61
Burgio & Campofelice, Inc. v. New York State DOL
107 F.3d 1000
Custom Metalcrafters & Erectors Corp v. Local Union 580 of the International Association of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Reinforcing Iron Workers
2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61339
Ecoline Inc. v. Local Union No. 12 of the International Association of Heat & Frost Insulations & Asbestos Workers
2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61865
Green v. Brigham
2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1521
Coast to Coast Installations Inc. v. Iron Workers Locals 40, 361 & 417 Union Security Funds
2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7160
TWU-NYC Private Bus Lines Pension Trust v. Adams
2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26827
EEOC v. International Association of Bridge, Structural & Ornamental Iron Workers
Local 580, 139 F. Supp.2d 512
In re N.J. Boom & Erectors, Inc.
2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4224
Burgess Steel Prods. Corp. v. Iron Workers Locals 40, 361 & 417 Union Security Funds
1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15524
Reich v. Glasser
1996 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6335
Cortland Glass Co. v. Angello
300 A.D.2d 891
Mery Steel Works, Inc. v. Local 580
2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59873
Inter County Glass v. Trustees of Local Union 580
2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74680
Ecoline, Inc. v. Local Union No. 12 of the Int’l Ass’n of Heat & Frost Insulators & Asbestos Workers
271 Fed. Appx. 70 (2d Cir. 2008)
Steelmasters, Inc. v. Local Union 580 of the Int’l Ass’n of Bridge, Structural Ornamental & Reinforcing Iron Workers
2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7687 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 1, 2008)