Mr. Israel concentrates his practice in labor, employment, and business-related litigation and arbitration.
He frequently represents clients in proceedings before state and federal courts and agencies including the Maine District, Superior and Supreme Courts, the federal District Court for the District of Maine, the National Labor Relations Board, the Maine Labor Relations Board and the Maine Human Rights Commission.
Mr. Israel also regularly represents clients in labor arbitration and business-related arbitration.
A substantial portion of his practice also consists of advising clients regarding labor and employment issues.
Mr. Israel frequently speaks to professional groups about labor and employment law topics and also has authored numerous articles on those topics.
He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been recognized by Chambers USA, in their labor and employment section, as well as by Best Lawyers in America.
Recently Mr. Israel has handled issues including a whistleblower case brought under the federal Surface Transportation Assistance Act, a "Facebook firing" case before the NLRB and a multi-million dollar "employee raiding" case in federal court.