Bellerose, New York Employment Lawyers

Dorina Cela
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Free Consultation! Aggressive & Effective Representation! Skilled Advocacy!

I am an experienced and skilled employment discrimination attorney. I fight to ensure that workers are given an equal opportunity in the workplace! Visit my website for reviews and results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Brittany A. Stevens
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Skilled Employment Lawyer! Focused on Results!

I am a dedicated and passionate employment law attorney. I zealously advocate for employees’ rights and interests in workplace matters! Visit my website for case results and client reviews.Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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John G. Rich
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Experienced and Dedicated Labor and Employment Attorney! Call for Legal Advice!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable employment law attorney. I aggressively represent employees who have been terminated for unfair or unlawful reasons! Visit my website for information and results. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Bell
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Free Consultation! Passionate Employment Law Attorney! Dedicated Legal Advocacy!

I am an experienced and aggressive employment law attorney. I provide strong, knowledgeable representation to help workers stand up and fight back! Visit my website for results and reviews, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Mr. Richard S. Jaffe
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Lake Success, NY Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(516) 358-6900 2001 Marcus Avenue, W295
Lake Success, NY 11042
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
I began working at the Law Office of Stephen M. Cohen while finishing Law School at night. As a paralegal, I drafted motions and memoranda of law, and conducted extensive legal research, focusing on insurance, liability, medical and health care issues. After being admitted to the bar,I became an associate of the firm, representing seriously injured persons, health care facilities and doctors. As a Junior Partner, I oversaw the firm's paralegal and investigation team. Currently, as name partner, I continue to practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Insurance Law, Products Liability, Lead Paint Poisoning, and Public Entity Liability. I...
David Harry Rosenberg
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Mineola, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(516) 741-0300 170 Old Country Road
Suite 600
Mineola, NY 11501
Employment and Civil Rights
Hofstra Law School
David Harry Rosenberg is an Avvo rated top employment lawyer in the Long Island/New York City area. In 2016, he was selected for inclusion in the Who's Who: Top Attorneys of North America publication. Also in 2016, the American Society of Legal Advocates selected Mr. Rosenberg as a Top 40 under 40 Labor & Employment attorney. Mr. Rosenberg was recently published in the New York Times as a Rising Star for New York Metro's Top Lawyers. He was given an Excellence in Practice award from New York's Super Lawyers and was selected as one of...
Brian Greben
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Great Neck, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(516) 304-5357 316 Great Neck Rd
Great Neck, NY 11021
Free ConsultationEmployment
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
I am an attorney specializing in the representation of employees and employers in labor disputes, including wage, overtime and tip litigation. My clients include workers asserting claims against businesses for unpaid overtime and tips, as well as restaurateurs, business owners, and other employers in need of defense from litigation alleging labor and employment violations. I also represent businesses in unemployment insurance proceedings, and OATH hearings and tribunals. My areas of expertise include negligence and insurance litigation. I represent individuals and businesses in property damage and personal injury matters. I provide coverage opinions and represent insurers in coverage litigation...
Ira S. Newman
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Great Neck, NY Employment Law Attorney with 51 years experience
(516) 487-7375 98 Cuttermill Rd Suite 441-South
Great Neck, NY 11021
Employment, Business, Education and Probate
New York University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Consumers, Business, Labor & Employment, Education, Civil Rights, Real Estate, Landlord & Tenant, Banks, Insurance, Licensing, Administrative, Litigation…” OUR PHILOSOPHY OF LEGAL PRACTICE •We will provide the highest quality of legal representation •We will be responsive to your needs as a business or individual •We will handle your legal matters competently •We will handle your legal matter with experience •We will respond to your problems in a timely manner •We will represent your interests effectively and forcefully •We will listen to you REASONABLE LEGAL FEES It is important that a client be informed up front of our hourly billing rates and be given an estimate of the approximate number of...
Leonard Anthony Bellavia
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Mineola, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(516) 873-3000 200 Old Country Road, Suite 400
Mineola, NY 11501
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
St. John's University School of Law
Leonard A. Bellavia, founding partner of the law firm of Bellavia Blatt Andron & Crossett, PC, is a nationally recognized authority in the field of automotive franchise law and represents thousands of automobile dealerships across the country in all aspects of commercial litigation and buy/sell transactions. He has been instrumental in negotiating the sale of hundreds of dealerships and has achieved national recognition for advocating the mass action litigation model on behalf of franchised automobile dealers. Most notably, Len has successfully implemented the mass litigation model in the following actions: • In a settlement to recover reasonable compensation for warranty parts...
Steven Anthony Morelli
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(516) 393-9151 1461 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Ilana L. Deutsch
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Great Neck, NY Employment Law Lawyer
(516) 482-0666 11 Middle Neck Road
Suite 310
Great Neck, NY 11021
Employment and Business
Syracuse University College of Law
Carolyn Corn Bichoupan
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Great Neck, NY Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(516) 482-1186 175 East Shore Road
Ste. 270
Great Neck, NY 11023
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Boston University School of Law
Larry Rafael Martinez
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Mineola, NY Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 747-0300 190 Willis Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
Employment
Albany Law School
Gerald C Waters Jr.
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Mineola, NY Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(516) 747-0300 190 Willis Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Gerald is counsel at Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP and is part of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group where he represents employers in a diverse field of labor and employment matters. He has represented employers and municipalities before federal, state and local tribunals including the EEOC, NYSDHR and New York State Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board. Gerald also has successfully represented employers during federal, state and administrative trials as well as at mediation. He has been named by Super Lawyers, to its list of “Rising Stars” as one of the top up-and-coming litigators in the New...
Elissa Krell
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Dedicated Employment Law Attorney! Call Now!

I am a knowledgeable and experienced employment lawyer. I am dedicated to fighting for the rights of clients who have been wronged by employers! Visit my website for results and reviews, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Catherine Anderson
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Aggressive & Dedicated Employment Law Attorney! Advocating for Worker Rights!

I am an experienced and aggressive employment attorney. I am dedicated to fighting for your rights and interests in employment law matters! Visit my website for verdicts and settlements. Call today for a consultation. Read More »
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Joel Spivak
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Great Neck, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(516) 829-3939 98 Cutter Mill Ln
Great Neck, NY 11021
Employment
New York Law School
Jamie Scott Felsen
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Lake Success, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(516) 328-8899 3000 Marcus Avenue
Suite 3W8
Lake Success, NY 11042
Employment
St. Johns School Of Law
Prior to practicing law, Mr. Felsen, who has an advanced degree in human resources, was a human resources professional who addressed daily employment related issues. As a result of this experience, Mr. Felsen has practical experience concerning the same employment related issues for which his clients seek his legal advice. Mr. Felsen’s practice focuses on all aspects of labor and employment law. His litigation practice in state and federal courts and before state and federal agencies such as the EEOC, NYS Division of Human Rights, NYC Commission on Human Rights, U.S. Department of Labor, and N.Y.S. Department...
Christopher Massey
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(516) 775-4318 79 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Jonathan Marc Cooper
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Cedarhurst, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(516) 791-5700 483 Chestnut Street
Cedarhurst, NY 11516
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Jonathan Cooper has represented small businesses and seriously injured individuals, with a particular emphasis on non-compete, breach of contract and personal injury matters before New York’s trial and appellate courts for over 19 years. Mr. Cooper has published six books, including "To Compete or Not to Compete: The Definitive Insider's Guide to Non-Compete Agreements in New York," and "When the Schools Fail to Protect Our Kids: A Parent's Guide to School & Daycare Negligence in New York." He is also delivered Continuing Legal Education seminars on the subjects of non-compete agreements and breach of contract matters, before other...
Melissa Beekman
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Jonathan Bell
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
Brian Bodansky
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer
(516) 280-3008 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Fordham University School of Law
John Troy
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Flushing, NY Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(718) 762-1324 41-25 Kissena Blvd, Suite 119
Flushing, NY 11355
Employment
Dickinson School of Law
John Troy is the Managing Attorney of Troy Law. He was admitted in 1989, in New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern; and the Second Court of Appeals. Troy graduated from the National Chengchi University in Taiwan and the Dickinson School of Law in Pennsylvania. Since 1989, Troy has continuously served the Flushing community in a plethora of legal services, ranging from transactions to complex litigation. Headed by Mr. Troy, Troy Law has evolved to become the premier Plaintiffs’-side employment wage-and-hour firm both in the broader New York area and nationally. Troy Law only represents employees,...
Jonathan Tand
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 393-9151 990 Stewart Avenue
Suite 225
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Education and Entertainment & Sports
Mr. Tand is an aggressive and skilled litigator in all aspects of employment and civil rights litigation. Mr. Tand’s experience includes both federal and state trials, arbitration hearings and trials before administrative agencies. Mr. Tand has also successfully mediated and settled numerous cases on behalf of his clients. He has extensive experience in the fields of civil rights law, employment law, general civil litigation, complex civil litigation, personal injury, education law, and white collar fraud litigation. Since graduating from Hofstra University School of Law, Mr. Tand has developed an expertise and a passion for civil rights...
Susan Tylar
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Rebecca Joan Houlding
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I protect employee rights and interests in employment law matters. I provide experience and expertise in the fight against the unfair treatment of employees! Visit my website for results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jaimie F. Dockray
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Experienced Employment Law Attorney! Skilled Advocacy for Workplace Disputes!

I am a dedicated and successful employment lawyer. I provide exceptional representation to workers and employers in all aspects of workplace disputes! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Nathalie Bell
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Elissa Krell
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Joseph F. Kilada
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(516) 222-0454 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Civil Rights and Criminal
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Andrea Batres
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney
(855) 566-2355 100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd
#208
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
James J. Corbett
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Uniondale, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(516) 679-9494 626 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556
Free ConsultationEmployment
Maury Bryan Josephson
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Uniondale, NY Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(516) 343-0090 626 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556
Employment
Elliot D. Samuelson
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 58 years experience
(516) 584-4685 300 Garden City Plaza
Suite 444
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Criminal
Since 1961, Attorney Elliot D. Samuelson has represented clients in divorce and family law cases. With more than 50 years of experience in the field, he is a strong advocate capable of reaching fair settlements, as well as winning verdicts when litigation is in the best interests of his clients. More information is available by calling (516) 584-4685 or visiting www.samuelsonhause.net.
Justin C. Frankel
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney
(516) 222-1600 585 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Eugene Girin
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Kew Gardens, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(347) 420-3218 125-10 Queens Blvd
Suite 302
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Criminal
St. John's University School of Law
Eric Andrew Suffin
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East Rockaway, NY Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(516) 218-2020 2 Lawson Avenue
Suite 6
East Rockaway, NY 11518
Employment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Touro College
The Law Firm of Eric Andrew Suffin handles the following cases: Employment Discrimination * Sex/Gender Discrimination * Pregnancy Discrimination * Race/Color Discrimination * Disability Discrimination * National Origin Discrimination * Sexual Orientation Discrimination * Age Discrimination * Religious Discrimination * Discrimination Based On A Genetic Characteristic Harassment * Sexual Harassment * Other Types Of Workplace Harassment Retaliation Wage Claims * Unpaid Wage and Overtime Pay ...
Steven Siegler
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New York Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Mr. Siegler has over 20 years of experience in employment, business and general litigation law, having earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 1997. While in law school, Mr. Siegler... Read More »
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William K. Phillips
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Determined Lawyer! Defending Employee Rights!

I am a knowledgeable and dedicated employment attorney. I provide aggressive representation to protect employee rights and interests! Visit my website for client reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Eric Scott Tilton
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Uniondale, NY Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(631) 629-5291 626 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Hofstra University and American University
Sara Wyn Kane
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(516) 203-7180 600 Old Country Road
Suite 519
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment
Robert Barravecchio
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Garden City, NY Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(516) 274-0249 600 Old Country Road
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment
Mr. David Rosenberg
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Carle Place, NY Employment Law Attorney
(347) 575-9020 One Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514
Employment
V. Jonas Urba
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(914) 366-7366 42 West 44th Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationEmployment and Arbitration & Mediation
Valparaiso University School of Law
I'm an employment lawyer with 30 years of experience based in the greater New York City area.

I have worked as a state prosecutor and as an in-house, human resources attorney. I have been associated with a number of small law firms in addition to a 200 lawyer firm. I was the human resources director conducting internal investigations for a professional employer organization. I have founded and directed 3 law firms in 3 different states.

I am very familiar with the financial services, health care, union represented civil service, manufacturing, higher education, and sales industries. In addition to federal court litigation, mediation,...
Inna Fershteyn
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(718) 333-2395 ESTATE PLANNING LAWYER NY
626 First Avenue, Suite W31A
New York, NY 10016
Employment, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Inna Fershteyn is Brooklyn leading estate planning lawyer who received education from the top schools and practiced law in several major law firms before opening Law Offices of Inna Fershteyn and Associates, P.C. Ms. Fershteyn's professional philosophy is that ability, experience, service, and direct accountability are the primary components of effective legal representation. Her accomplishments and renowned success are due to this strict adherence to providing first rate, specialized services that are custom tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. Ms. Fershteyn is bilingual in English and Russian and has been practicing law for...
Matthew Weinick
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Melville, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(631) 352-0050 25 Melville Park Rd
#235
Melville, NY 11747
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and SUNY Buffalo Law School
Matthew Weinick is a Long Island employment lawyer. Since the beginning of his career, Matt has been fighting for his clients’ workplace rights before Federal and State Court judges and administrative law judges. He has tried employment discrimination and retaliation cases before juries in Federal Court, represents clients at mediation and arbitration, and has argued appeals before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York Appellate Divisions, First and Second Departments. Matt’s success has been recognized for five consecutive years by Super Lawyers Magazine which listed him as a Rising Star from 2012-2016, a recognition reserved for...
Jenice Malecki
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(212) 943-1233 11 Broadway
#715
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Stockbroker Fraud
New York Law School
Jenice L. Malecki is a well-known securities attorney and the founder of Malecki Law. She is a successful and aggressive litigator with a uniquely diverse background representing thousands of investors and industry professionals. Ms. Malecki’s experience as a New York securities attorney began in class action litigation, working on the famed class action case In re Crazy Eddie. Throughout the 1990’s she represented numerous broker dealers in “boiler room” stock fraud cases and the progeny of the real-life Wolf of Wall Street. She has been the Vice-President on the board of the PIABA Foundation, with a mission to educate...
Peter J. Famighetti
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Melville, NY Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(631) 352-0050 25 Melville Park Rd
#235
Melville, NY 11747
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Civil Rights and Real Estate
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Peter is a passionate and dedicated advocate. Peter has represented clients in various forums, including the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well as in New York State Courts in the region. Throughout his career that has spanned more than a decade, Peter has served as defendants' and Plaintiffs' counsel in single and class action employment related litigation. Most recently, Peter won a jury trial on a First Amendment retaliation case in Federal Court. Additionally, Peter has appeared extensively in cases before arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies, including...
William P. Lalor
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(646) 818-9870 30 Wall Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Education and Insurance Claims
The Pennsylvania State University School of Law
In more than sixteen years of law practice, Bill Lalor has represented a diverse group of individual and commercial clients in litigated and other matters involving complex insurance coverage (including coverage-in-place agreements, structured settlements, and other coverage issues), employment, education, FINRA (including “dirty” U-5 issues), personal injury, toxic torts and mass torts, business disputes, regulatory matters, and other subject areas.

Bill has litigated cases involving high-profile clients and adversaries in federal, state and specialized courts throughout the United States, including “CNA” insurers and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. He also served as National Coordinating Counsel for high-profile clients including Alcoa...
Brian Bodansky
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I provide aggressive legal counsel for a wide array of employment law matters. I am committed to protecting employee rights and interests! Visit my website to see reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Diane Mall Sammarco
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Aggressive and Experienced Employment Law Attorney! Protect Your Rights!

I am a dedicated and skilled New York labor and employment lawyer. I have been protecting the rights of workers for nearly 20 years! Call for a consultation, visit my website to see case settlements and verdicts. Read More »
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.