Labor and Employment Law Issues, Arbitration of Discrimination Lawsuits, Sexual Harassment, Retaliation
Dave Sherwyn is the John & Melissa Ceriale Professor of Hospitality Human Resources and professor of law at the School of Hotel Administration. He is also a research fellow at the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University’s School of Law and of counsel to the law firm of Stokes Roberts & Wagner. From 2006-2009, Sherwyn was the director of the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR). During this time, the center grew from 13 to 34 partners and began sponsoring the annual HR in the Hospitality Conference.
Prior to joining the faculty, Sherwyn practiced management-side labor and
employment law for six years.
Sherwyn has published articles in the Arizona State Law Journal, Berkeley Journal of Labor & Employment Law, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Fordham Law Review, University of California Hasting Law Journal, Indiana University Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment, Labor and Employment Law, and Stanford Law Review. His research interests include discrimination law, arbitration of discrimination lawsuits, and union management relations.
Sherwyn teaches HA 3870: Business and Hospitality Law, a required class with over 200 students. In addition, each spring he teaches HA 4850: Employment Discrimination Law and HA4810: Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry. Since joining the faculty in 1997, he has won 16 teaching awards.
In 2002, Sherwyn conceived of, organized, and hosted the CHR's first Hospitality Industry Roundtable. Because of the success of the now annual Labor and Employment Law Roundtable, the CHR hosts roundtables in each of the hospitality disciplines.
- Spring 14: HADM 4810 - Labor Relations in the Hospitality Industry
- Spring 14: HADM 4990 - Undergraduate Independent Study
- Fall 13: HADM 3870 - Business and Hospitality Law
- Fall 13: HADM 4970 - Latin Honors Course I
- JD, Cornell Law School, Cornell University
- BS, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University