Brooklyn Employment Lawyers

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Marjorie Mesidor
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Skilled and Knowledgeable Employment Law Attorney. Call today!

I am an experienced New York Employment Law Attorney dedicated to helping clients in employment discrimination matters. Visit my website or 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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Robert G. Schacht
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Employment Law Attorney! Experience and Results!

I am a knowledgeable and skilled employment law attorney. I provide comprehensive legal representation for employees whose rights have been violated! Visit my website for reviews and results. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Denise Schulman
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Free Consultation! Dedicated & Aggressive Employment Attorney! Skilled Advocacy!

I am an experienced and determined New York City employment law attorney. I am committed to knowledgeable advice and aggressive advocacy! Visit my website to see reviews and case results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Joshua Friedman
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Employment Advocacy! Protecting Employee Rights!

I provide exceptional advocacy for employees with workplace legal concerns. I will fight for your rights with attentive and aggressive representation! Visit my website for case results or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Inna Fershteyn
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(718) 333-2394 1517 Voorhies Ave, 4FL
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Offers Video ChatBrooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
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...
Alex Umansky
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(718) 504-6090 517 Brighton Beach Ave
FL 2
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
New York Law School
Alex Umansky is a dedicated New York workplace discrimination attorney at Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. He works at the forefront of the fight for employee rights, and is committed to continuing his stellar track record of obtaining substantial and just verdicts for his clients. Among his career successes have been multiple six-figure verdicts and judgments, including one for $400,000 and a seven-figure verdict of $1,692,000 in a construction accident case, which was one of the top verdicts in New York that year.

Mr. Umansky’s commitment to fighting on behalf of those that have been wronged is reflected in his...
Christopher Q. Davis
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(646) 430-7930 155 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Free ConsultationEmployment
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Mr. Christopher Davis specializes in employment-related trial matters and class actions on behalf of both employers and employees. This includes but is not limited to claims of discrimination, retaliation, FMLA violations, wrongful termination, benefits & vacation pay, FLSA violations such as unpaid & overtime wages, severance agreements, and sexual harassment. For employers, our practice handles issues such as litigation defense, handbook & contract drafting, compliance & HR advisory services, small business services, and startup services. Contact our lawyers below for these legal services and others.

During his career, Mr. Davis has served as class counsel on numerous nationwide employment class...
Gennady Litvin
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(718) 504-6090 517 BRIGHTON BEACH AVE
FL 2
BROOKLYN, NY 11235
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Employment, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Gennady Litvin, Esq. is an associate with Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. Mr. Litvin graduated Pace University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Economics, and went on to pursue his Juris Doctorate at the University of Miami School of Law, where he was a proud member of the esteemed Business Law Review. Gennady Litvin was admitted into the Florida State Bar in 2008 and the New York State Bar in 2009. Also, Mr. Litvin is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States District Court for the Southern...
Zachary J. Liszka
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(347) 762-5131 33 Nassau Avenue
Fl 2
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Employment
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
I am an employment discrimination lawyer in Brooklyn, New York. I also practice wage and hour law and public accommodations law.
Leo Glickman
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(718) 852-3710 475 Atlantic Avenue
3rd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Employment, Administrative, Civil Rights and Criminal
Brooklyn Law School
Founding partner Leo Glickman has a long track record of holding the powerful accountable and fighting for progressive candidates and causes. While serving as the NY State Chair of Common Cause, he spearheaded legal efforts to force the Republican-led New York State Senate to open their financial books. The case resulted in a landmark decision by the Court of Appeals, Weston vs. Sloan, that requires the State Senate to disclose its taxpayer-funded budget to the public. Mr. Glickman is an experienced civil rights litigator, representing clients whose constitutional rights have been violated by members of the Police Department and the Department...
Jonathan R Miller
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(609) 955-1226 186 Joralemon St., Suite 1202
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and IP
Cornell University
Marcus Aurelius Nussbaum
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(888) 426-4370 P.O. Box 245599
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Employment, Business, Construction and Maritime
Brooklyn Law School
Prior to entering the practice of law, Marcus Nussbaum served as an Officer in the United States Army Air Defense Artillery, completing his military service at the rank of Captain. Marcus is a veteran of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for successfully engaging and destroying two Iraqi SCUD Missiles launched towards U.S. Forces during the first week of the Iraq war in 2003. Marcus graduated from Rutgers University and received his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted in New Jersey and New York, and is...
Wendy Dolce
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(718) 571-9162 44 Court Street
Suite 1217
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Employment
Cornell Law School
Joseph Harrison
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(203) 444-3551 251 Troy Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Employment, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Florida
Harassed by collection calls? Being sued by creditors? Considering bankruptcy? After 10 years as the senior litigation attorney for a major collection firm, I switched sides and now help people effectively deal with their debt.

My former clients include practically every major bank, hospital, finance company and student loan entity. On a daily basis I would have every debt defense thrown at me by both attorneys and non-attorneys and quickly discovered which ones worked and which ones didn't.

I also gained valuable insight on how the creditors think, what they want to avoid, and what will trigger a much lower settlement...
Leah Michelle Seliger
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New York Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience

Hofstra Law School and Georgetown University Law CenterNew York and Michigan
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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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Daniel Hymowitz
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(718) 841-6900 1928 Kings Hwy
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and IP
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Tara Fallon
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(718) 930-1391 726 Vermont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Employment, Appeals, Civil Rights and Family
Brooklyn Law School
David Samuel Schwartz
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney
(212) 774-9420 77 Water Street
Suite 870
New York, NY 11201
Employment and Trademarks
Villanova University School of Law
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NEW YORK, NY Employment Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(212) 232-1300 77 WATER ST
NEW YORK, NY 11201
Employment, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
St. John's University School of Law
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 61 years experience
(718) 855-4755 26 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Employment and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
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Brooklyn, NY Employment Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(718) 522-9705 25 Washington St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
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BROOKLYN, NY Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(718) 852-8300 498 ATLANTIC AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11217
Employment, Personal Injury and Real Estate
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BROOKLYN, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(917) 880-6600 3919 BEDFORD AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11229
Employment and Tax
New York University School of Law
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BROOKLYN, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(718) 812-9487 1505 ALBEMARLE RD
BROOKLYN, NY 11226
Employment, Business, Collections and Health Care
St. John's University School of Law
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BROOKLYN, NY Employment Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(212) 857-8200 1 METROTECH CTR
BROOKLYN, NY 11201
Employment, Business, Criminal and Divorce
St. John's University School of Law
Shilpa Narayan
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Free Consultation! Comprehensive Legal Advocacy! Protecting Employee Rights!

I am an experienced and aggressive employment law attorney. I represent victims of harassment, discrimination and retaliation in employment situations! Visit my website for case results and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jalila A. Bell
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Free Consultation! Experienced, Skilled & Successful Employment Law Attorney!

I am an aggressive, accomplished employment lawyer with civil and criminal experience. I am dedicated to advocating for your rights and interests! Visit my website for reviews and results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jenice Malecki
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(212) 943-1233 11 Broadway
#715
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment, 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...
Joel I. Rachmiel
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(866) 216-5186 40 Broad St
7th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment and Criminal
Seton Hall University School of Law
Joel I. Rachmiel graduated from Newark College of Engineering (now part of N.J.I.T.) in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. Rachmiel then worked as a mechanical engineer for several years before entering Seton Hall Law School where he earned his law degree in 1973.

Mr. Rachmiel served as an Assistant Union County Prosecutor from 1973 to 1979, during which time he prosecuted 75 jury trials. He opened his own law office in 1979, where he now limits his practice to plaintiff's personal injury litigation, criminal defense, and municipal court matters, including DWI/DUI.

Mr. Rachmiel became a Certified Criminal...
Monica Vir
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(212) 742-3390 26 Broadway
26th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Employment, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Monica Vir concentrates her practice in business transactions, financing transactions, commercial real estate, non profit, and health care law. Monica counsels both closely held family businesses and large national and international corporations. She is a trusted advisor whose pragmatic approach to providing legal counsel has earned her a reputation among her clients as being an integral member of their team. It is not uncommon for Monica to work with clients from their corporate formation through the eventual sale and disposition of assets.

Monica is an active member of the community serving on the Board of Directors for Hometowne Television in Summit...
Emre Polat Esq.
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(212) 480-4500 45 Broadway
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New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Attorney Emre Polat is an experienced New York City employment attorney. He has substantial litigation experience in all aspects of employment law, including lawsuits arising out of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, medical leave violations, whistleblower claims, retaliation, non-compete agreements, and severance agreements. Mr. Polat has personally litigated countless matters from inception through trial. He has represented both employees and employers who need a discrimination attorney or assistance in other claims. His advocacy and experience has earned him notable recognition and respect.

Mr. Polat has personally litigated countless matters from inception through trial. His advocacy and experience has...
Gregory Kirschenbaum
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(212) 248-0120 45 Broadway
#610
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Gregory Kirschenbaum is a New York City employment attorney at the law firm of Phillips and Associates who can handle the full spectrum of cases arising from violations of workplace rights. Mr. Kirschenbaum is passionate about helping people who need a sexual harassment lawyer or assistance with another claim. He enjoys seeing how cases unfold from start to finish and coming to work daily to advocate on behalf of those in need. Achieving positive resolutions makes the hard work worth it for him. Mr. Kirschenbaum also has strong trial experience.

Mr. Kirschenbaum received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from...
Bryan S. Arcé
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(877) 469-5297 45 Broadway, Suite 610
New York, NY 10006
Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Bryan was born in Los Angeles, CA. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan where he received his Bachelors of Arts Degree. He obtained his Juris Doctorate law degree from Brooklyn Law School.

Mr. Arce is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, and Pennsylvania State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and the District of Columbia.

Prior to coming to the firm, Mr. Arce worked as a Judicial Intern for the Equal Employment Opportunities...
Anna Christina Dover
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(646) 448-5253 11 Broadway
Suite 615
New York, NY 10004
Offers Video ChatEmployment and Health Care
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Anna Dover devotes her practice to representing whistleblowers in actions brought on behalf of the government under the federal and state false claims acts as well as related retaliation claims resulting from her clients' fraud reporting. Many of Ms. Dover's clients have exposed Medicare and Medicaid fraud in the health care and pharmaceutical industries (including off-label pharmaceutical marketing schemes, illegal kickback arrangements, and upcoding by healthcare facilities and providers) and her cases have returned over a hundred million dollars to the federal and state governments. Her office is in New York City.
Brittany A. Stevens
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
University of San Francisco School of Law
Brittany A. Stevens has considerable experience representing employees in a wide range of employment discrimination matters. She manages a variety of cases involving sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination based on race, national origin, gender, pregnancy, age, disability, religion, caregiver status, and sexual orientation. She has handled numerous cases from inception through settlement.

Ms. Stevens zealously advocates for women's rights and is committed to helping women in the workplace. Ms. Stevens is a passionate litigator who believes strongly in civil rights and fairness throughout the work environment.

Ms. Stevens has obtained significant awards and settlements for her clients. Remarkably, Ms. Stevens received a...
Marjorie Mesidor
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Charles Joseph
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(212) 651-4238 32 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment
New York University
Charles Joseph founded Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP in 1997, after graduating from the NYU School of Law in 1990 and working for a large Wall Street firm. Joseph & Kirschenbaum is a boutique firm of five attorneys dedicated to helping employees win workers' rights claims. The firm relentlessly advocates for victims of illegal employment practices, with a track record of impressive legal victories. Joseph & Kirschenbaum is considered one of the leading plaintiff's employment firms in New York City.

Charles Joseph's team has recovered more than $120,000,000 for victims of employer wrongdoing, including wage theft, sexual harassment and employment discrimination.
Ross B. Intelisano
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Experienced and Skilled Employment Lawyer! Protecting Your Rights and Interests!

I aggressively advocate for my clients’ rights in all areas of employment law. I will use legal knowledge and expertise to fight for an optimal outcome! Visit my website to see case results. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Silvia Stanciu
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Free Consultation! Experienced & Knowledgeable Employee Representation!

I am committed to advocating for employee rights and fighting against workplace discrimination. I am dedicated to the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for reviews and case results, call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Gregory Calliste Jr.
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
New York Law School
Gregory Calliste, Jr. is a New York employment discrimination attorney at Phillips & Associates. He possesses 13 years of experience handling civil, and criminal law matters, including employment law matters, at the federal, state and administrative levels.

If you are a victim of racial or national origin discrimination at work, you should be aware that there are federal, state, and local laws in place to protect you. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for example, prohibited racial discrimination occurs when an employer treats someone unfavorably due to their race or because of personal characteristics associated with race,...
Robert G. Schacht
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Robert Schacht is Of Counsel to Phillips & Associates and serves as special Trial Counsel. He is is a skillful, experienced trial attorney who graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1999. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and he is also admitted to practice in the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice in the District of New Jersey. He works exclusively as a plaintiff’s attorney.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Schacht has tried many cases in Bronx, Queens, King’s, Richmond, New York,...
Kathleen M. Connelly
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(212) 742-3390 26 Broadway
26th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Employment and Business
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Kathleen Connelly concentrates her practice in Employment Law. She has more than 25 years of experience representing employers and individual members of management in both the private and public sectors in preventative counseling, litigation defense and dispute resolution, workplace investigations, employee handbooks, policies and training.
Andrew I. Glenn
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New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationNew York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
Employment and Criminal
University of Miami School of Law
Andrew’s first job as a lawyer was with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, where he was a Deputy Attorney General for approximately seven years. As a government trial attorney, he learned “his way around a courtroom” as well as how to effectively and persuasively write legal documents. As a Deputy Attorney General, Andrew gained invaluable litigation experience in both State and Federal Courts, arguing motions before judges, negotiating settlements before mediators, taking and defending over 800 depositions, and trying both bench and jury trials.

After working with the New Jersey Attorney General, over the next eight years, Andrew further honed...
Silvia Stanciu
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Employment
Hofstra University
Silvia Stanciu is an employment litigator at Phillips & Associates, a law firm that serves all five boroughs of New York City and New Jersey. Ms. Stanciu grew up in Romania and has had a long-term interest in advocating for employee rights and fighting against workplace discrimination. She can assist people who need a New York City sexual harassment attorney or an employment attorney if their rights have been violated by their employers in other ways.

Ms. Stanciu graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Hofstra University’s Honors College Program and attended the Maurice A. Deane School of...
Denise Schulman
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(212) 688-5640 32 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
New York University School of Law
Denise Schulman joined the Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP in 2009 and became a partner of the firm in 2017. In 2015, Denise was selected as a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers.

Denise graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law. While in law school, she participated in the Employment and Housing Discrimination Clinic and Civil Rights Clinic and worked for the Urban Justice Center and Brennan Center for Justice. Prior to joining the firm, Denise worked for South Brooklyn Legal Services.
Mark J. Astarita
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(212) 509-6544 11 Broadway
#615
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Securities
New York Law School
My legal practice has always involved the representation of stock market participants, including investors, financial professionals and firms, nationwide. My work includes representation of in connection with FINRA Examinations and Enforcement Proceedings, as well as SEC investigations. I also represent individual brokers from virtually every major firm in their contract negotiations, employment termination, U-4 and U-5 issues. In specialized situations where the facts or law present novel issues, I also represent investors. I have appeared before arbitration panels and regulators in 22 states, have written legal columns for a number of industry publications, been a...
Jodi Jaffe
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(866) 216-5186 40 Broad St
7th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationEmployment and Criminal
University of Florida
Jodi J. Jaffe graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Brandeis University in 1987 and received her J.D. from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, in 1990.

Jodi began her career representing people that could not afford a lawyer who were accused of crimes; she became an Assistant Public Defender for the Dade County Public Defender’s office in Miami, Florida. In part, her relentlessness enabled her to get what she wanted for her clients, making her a successful trial attorney. Jodi is not afraid to take on “the system” and she will work tirelessly in the fight...
Erica L. Shnayder
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New York, NY Employment Law Attorney
(212) 248-0120 45 Broadway
#610
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
American University Washington College of Law
William K. Phillips
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New York, NY Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
St. Thomas University School of Law
The managing partner at Phillips & Associates, William K. Phillips dedicates his practice to protecting the rights of employees in the workplace. His firm has handled thousands of employment cases, including discrimination and sexual harassment claims. Mr. Phillips has been recognized as one of the “10 Best Labor and Employment Attorneys in New York” by the American Institute of Legal Counsel and among the “Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyer in New York” by the American Society of Legal Advocates.
Jesse Centrella
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Employment Law Attorney! Defending Employee Rights!

I am a determined and knowledgeable employment law attorney. I vigorously defend the legal rights of employees who have been wronged in the workplace! Visit my website to see results or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Lucas Buzzard
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Free Consultation! Aggressive Advocacy! Dedicated to Justice for Employees!

I am a knowledgeable and experienced employment law attorney. I am committed to helping victims of workplace wrongdoing achieve justice! Visit my website for client reviews and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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.


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

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