Rod M. Fliegel learned about the practice of law from his father and considers himself “old school” in terms of his work ethic, responsiveness and devotion to his clients. He bonds with his clients by learning about their priorities, devising strategy and achieving results. He has worked with many of his clients for a decade or more.
Rod has broad subject matter experience and significant knowledge in class action defense and the intersection of the federal and state background check laws, such as Title VII and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and their state law equivalents. He also has extensive experience defending employers in state, federal and administrative litigation, including matters with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the New York Office of the Attorney General. As the national coordinating counsel for a large nationwide retailer and a large nationwide background check company, he handles and oversees civil and administrative matters throughout the country.