Lise Gelernter

Teaching Faculty

Links: Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Contact Information

522 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-5540
Email: gelernt@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Anita M. Mazurek

Lise Gelernter became a member of the teaching faculty at the School of Law in 2002 and teaches administrative law, employment discrimination, labor arbitration, and legislation and public policy. Gelernter published an article on labor arbitration entitled “How Much Power Does a Labor Arbitrator Have?  What the Latest Court Decisions Mean For Arbitrators, Employers, Unions and National Labor Policy,” (published in Arbitration 2011 – Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators (BNA: 2012)). She is an Executive Board member of the Labor and Employment Relations Association of Western New York.

Before coming to UB, Gelernter was in private practice, focusing on employment and labor law. Between 1986 and 1994, she worked for New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, holding several positions including deputy commissioner and counsel at the Department of Labor, and assistant counsel and legislative counsel to the governor.

Gelernter is a graduate of Harvard-Radcliffe College and New York University Law School.