Harry H. Weintraub

Lecturer in Theater Management


Harry Weintraub is an attorney specializing in labor and employment law and a partner in the firm of Glick and Weintraub, PC, in New York City. He is a labor and employment counsel/consultant to not-for-profit theaters, presenting houses, ballet and modern dance companies, opera companies, and other arts-related employers around the country. Weintraub also serves as General Counsel of the League of Resident Theatres (LORT), a 75-member multi-employer bargaining and management association. In addition to his institutional practice, Weintraub represents and negotiates employment, separation, and related agreements on behalf of senior executives in the performing and visual arts, health care, publishing, and academia. He also provides legal counsel to senior executives and institutions during the search process, in preparation for personnel and bonus reviews, and on other employment matters. Weintraub also represents visual and performing artists, including photographers, choreographers, dancers, directors, composers, conductors, and instrumentalists. Weintraub is a trustee of health and pension trust funds in the entertainment industry, where he sits on administrative and benefits committees. Weintraub has taught and lectured in various graduate arts administration programs and is currently Lecturer in Theater Management at Yale Drama School, where for many years he has taught courses on collective bargaining in the performing arts and the negotiation and drafting of individual employment and severance agreements. Weintraub also conducts guest seminars in these and related subjects for undergraduate and graduate programs in arts management, such as at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and arts service organizations. In addition to an undergraduate degree in English from Hamilton College (1968) and a law degree (Buffalo, 1976), Weintraub holds MA degrees in both art history and religion (Syracuse University, 1972).