Best Employment
Lawyers in
New York

Why These Employment Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Employment Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bracewell LLP

Established in 1945, Bracewell LLP is a law and government relations firm that represents employers in legal matters in New York. With additional offices across the United States, the firm advises employers from all industries in employee management and compliance. Attorneys develop employment policies, provide litigation defense, and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal requirements. The firm also drafts agreements, procedures, and training plans to maintain an effective workplace. Other areas of practice include environmental and financial law.

1251 Avenue of the Americas Fl 49
New York, NY 10020


Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP has provided legal counsel to leading media and entertainment clients for more than 25 years. It represents individuals, corporations, and associations and has extensive experience in advising employers on employment issues including hiring, leave, confidentiality agreements, wage and hour, and employee discipline. The firm's attorneys also have experience in litigating actions such as employment discrimination, retaliation, and severance. Attorney Timothy DeBaets was selected as a Super Lawyer from 2013 to 2018.

41 Madison Ave Fl 38
New York, NY 10010


Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

Founded in 1977, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC in New York brings more than 40 years of experience to its business clients experiencing employment law issues. This boutique law firm primarily serves the entertainment and arts community in NYC. Its employment compliance, training, and litigation team advises on and works to resolve sensitive issues such as harassment and discrimination allegations, and it helps with the day-to-day activities of the business, including counseling on hiring and compliance procedures.

28 Liberty St
New York, NY 10005


Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP

Founded in 1997, Joseph & Kirschenbaum is a law firm in New York City that focuses its practice on employment law. The firm represents employees that have been discriminated against on account of religious beliefs, gender, race, age, sex, or pregnancy. It handles cases for clients that have been harassed, subjected to a hostile work environment, retaliated against for reporting non-compliance of the law, or denied wages or benefits by employers or other employees.

32 Broadway Ste 601
New York, NY 10004


Lipsky Lowe LLP

Lipsky Lowe LLP is a New York City-based law firm specializing in employment law in New York and New Jersey. It was founded by attorneys Doug Lipsky and Chris Lowe, who worked together at labor and employment firm Seyfarth Shaw before starting their own company. At Lipsky Lowe LLP they leverage their combined knowledge, skills, and experience to successfully represent individuals, classes, and businesses in all types of employment matters.

Nissenbaum Law Group, LLC

Nissenbaum Law Group LLC is a nationwide firm with an office in New York. The firm represents employers who are the target of investigations, hearings, and court proceedings relating to the regulations that govern the employment relationship. Its lawyers guide employees on whether to classify workers as employees or independent contractors. Additionally, the firm handles cases related to intellectual property and international law. Attorney Gary D. Nissembaum is also admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

140 Broadway Fl 46
New York, NY 10005


Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Norris McLaughlin PA is a law firm in New York assisting clients throughout the metro area with employment related legal issues. This is a mid-sized law firm which represents employers of diverse sizes in employment litigation, defending them from lawsuits alleging such things as harassment, discrimination, and wrongful discharge. It also helps to prepare employers for government audits and investigations. Other focus areas include the drafting of employment and trade secret contracts, and labor relations consultation.

875 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10022


Outten & Golden LLP

Outten & Golden LLP is a law firm with over 20 years of experience specializing in representing employees, including executives, partners, and professionals. Located on Third Avenue, NYC, New York, the firm has additional offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington DC. It advocates for clients in all industries in disputes with current and former employers, as well as potential future employers. The firm's international practice represents clients across borders, protecting employees, executives, and partners in multinational businesses.

685 Third Ave 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017


Ricotta & Marks, P.C.

Ricotta & Marks PC is an employment law firm that offers legal services in the greater New York City area with an office in Queens. The firm represents employers and employees in cases involving workplace discrimination, on-the-job harassment, wage disputes, and wrongful terminations. Attorneys provide negotiation, mediation, and litigation services. They also assist employees facing union retaliation and teachers with 3020-a hearings. Attorney Matthew Marks is a member of the Nassau County Bar Association.

3110 37th Ave Ste 401
Long Island City, NY 11101


Schwartz Perry & Heller

Located on Park Avenue, NYC, Schwartz, Perry & Heller is a multi-award winning firm of attorneys specializing in employment law. The firm's lawyers have authored many publications on sexual harassment and employment law. For over three decades it has represented employees in all industries and professions who have faced bias, harassment, and discrimination in their workplace. The firm has advocated for employees across a range of cases, including discrimination due to age, pregnancy, race, religion, and color.

3 Park Ave STE 2700
New York, NY 10016


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