Western Law

Secunda, Paul


Professor Secunda joined the Marquette University Law School in the summer of 2008 and just completed his eighth year of full-time law teaching. He teaches labor law, employee benefits, employment discrimination, employment law, civil procedure, education law, and disability law.

Professor Secunda is the author of over fifty books, treatises, articles, and shorter writings. His recent articles appear in the Florida State, UCLA, Fordham, Hastings, Wisconsin, and U.C. Davis Law Reviews, among other publications; his essays have been published in the online journals at Yale, Penn and Northwestern. He is also the author of a number of books, including: Understanding Employment Law (with Rick Bales and Jeff Hirsch); Global Issues in Employee Benefits Law (with Samuel Estreicher and Rosalind Connor), and Mastering Employment Discrimination Law (with Jeff Hirsch).

His legal scholarship covers a variety of topics including: the constitutional rights of public employees, employer captive audience meetings, retirement and health benefit law, and the legal rights of special education children. His current projects concern: the development of a theory of judicial decision making in labor and employment law, addressing the diminishment of public employees' constitutional rights, and the rights of public employees to same-sex marriage.

Professor Secunda is the current national Chair of the AALS Section on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation and the past Chair of both the AALS Section on Labor Relations and Employment Law and Section on Employment Discrimination Law. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, serving on the Members Consultative Group for the Restatement of Employment Law. A long-time contributing editor to the Workplace Prof Blog, Professor Secunda is also the moderator of the empdiscr and benefitsprof-l listservs, the author of numerous amicus briefs in the labor and employment law area, and a frequent commentator in the national and Wisconsin press on labor, employment, benefit,

education, and disability law issues.

Teaching In 2013-2014

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Preferred Email: paul.secunda@marquette.edu
Email: psecunda@uwo.ca
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