Practice Area

Employment Law

Our employment law group focuses on serving employers as well as executives, members of the securities industry, professionals and other employees.

Our employment lawyers are experienced and have expertise in all facets of employment law. We counsel and represent clients concerning the full gamut of employment law matters, providing services including as follows:

  • Negotiation of severance agreements
  • Negotiation of executive and professional employment agreements
  • Arbitration before FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) and AAA (American Arbitration Association) and other dispute resolution forums
  • Mediation of contractual and statutory claims concerning termination; compensation; accommodation of disabilities; and other employment related rights and responsibilities
  • Representation of parties before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other administrative agencies
  • Counsel to and Litigation on behalf of employees and employers of disputes relating to:
    • bonus, commission and other forms of compensation
    • contract provisions restricting competition for business or service providers
    • misappropriation of confidential information or business opportunities
    • discrimination based on sex, age, race, disability, sexual orientation and other protected statuses
    • retaliation for legally protected whistle-blowing and other activities
    • entitlement to leave under the Family & Medical Leave Act and disability discrimination statutes
    • contractual rights and remedies arising from termination “for Cause” or resignation for “Good Reason” provisions
    • Severance policies and Plans
    • Counsel concerning Employee Handbooks, personnel policies, classifications (employee or independent contractor; exempt from or subject to overtime pay requirements)

We provide our employment law services primarily for clients in, or with respect to matters connected to, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Industries served include:

Garment / Textile


Professional Services


Food & Beverage / Nightlife

Real Estate Development

Office Parks


Professional Athletes / Agents



Computer Technology