Steven M. Warshawsky

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Mount Kisco, NY

The Warshawsky Law Firm
 | 100 S Bedford Rd, Suite 340
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Phone: 332-208-5021
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Steven M. Warshawsky is the principal and founder of The Warshawsky Law Firm in New York, New York. Mr. Warshawsky devotes his practice to employment and labor law, serving clients throughout New York.

    Mr. Warshawsky has more than 20 years of legal experience. Over the course of his career, he has clerked for federal judges, practiced at national law firms and worked as an Assistant United States Attorney. In addition to practicing law, he is a former adjunct assistant professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, where he taught fundamentals of legal drafting.

    As a solo practitioner, Mr. Warshawsky provides committed representation to his clients. He supervises every phase of every case, staying personally involved each step of the way, from initial consultation through negotiation to settlement or trial.

    As a complement to his law practice, Mr. Warshawsky authors articles and speaks on various legal topics. Organizations he has presented for include the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York City Bar Association and the Practicing Law Institute.

    Mr. Warshawsky graduated cum laude from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in politics. He earned a master’s degree in social studies and received his law degree from Georgetown Law. He graduated magna cum laude from law school and served as editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

    Mr. Warshawky is actively barred in New York and the District of Columbia. He also holds a law license before federal courts in New York, Maryland and the District of Columba, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd and 4th circuits.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 40%Employment & Labor: Employer
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    About Steven Warshawsky

    Admitted: 2003, New York

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    • AVVO rating of 10.0 (“Superb”)

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • Maryland (inactive)
    • District of Columbia
    • New York

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • “Ellerth and Faragher:  Towards Strict Employer Liability Under Title VIIfor Supervisory Sexual Harassment”2 Univ. of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law 303 (1999).
    • “Opposing Jury Nullification:  Law, Policy, and Prosecutorial Strategy”85 Georgetown Law Journal 191 (1996).
    • “Civil Discovery:  Federal Court Basics”Brooklyn Bar Association CLEMarch 5, 2009
    • “Turning the Supremacy Clause on its Head:Bell Atlantic Maryland, Inc. v. Prince George's County”51 Catholic Univ. Law Review 191 (2001).
    • “Gilmer, the Contractual Exhaustion Doctrine, andFederal Statutory Employment Discrimination Claims”19 Labor Lawyer 285 (2004).
    • “Role of Forensic Psychiatric Experts in Employment Discrimination Cases”Bellevue Hospital Center, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship ProgramApril 27, 2011
    • “10 Common and Costly Employment Law Mistakes Made By Small Businesses”Business Breakfast SeminarMarch 25, 2010
    • “Wage and Hour Compliance for Small Businesses”Business Breakfast SeminarApril 28, 2010
    • “Employment Terminations from Employer and Employee Perspectives”Brooklyn Bar Association CLE (panel presentation)June 14, 2010
    • “Hiring Up:  Employees, Independent Contractors, and Labor Law Obligations”New York County Lawyers' Association, First Annual Business and Contract Law InstituteSeptember 24, 2010
    • "Legal Principles and Analysis with Case Study"Italian Americans and Discrimination in Higher EducationConference at St. John's University March 27, 2013
    • "Employment Law for Women Professionals"Business Networking SeminarJuly 28, 2011
    • 2008 to 2012, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Fundamentals of Legal Drafting, Brooklyn Law School
    • "Wage and Hour Laws"Employment Law for the General Practitioner and Corporate CounselorNew York State Bar Association CLE (panel presentation)June 12, 2013
    • "Law Firm Career Paths: A Broad Range of Possibilities"New York City Bar Association (panel presentation)December 10, 2013
    • "How To Set Up A New York Non-Profit Corporation"Lawyers Helping Animals Forum (panel presentation)New York County Lawyers' AssociationMarch 20, 2014
    • "Effective Legal Writing"Practicing Law Institute, Bridge-the-Gap, New York CityAugust 6, 2014
    • “Employment Law Practice” Practicing Law Institute, Bridge-the-Gap, Brooklyn Law School (panel presentation) January 10, 2016 (also 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

    Educational Background:

    • A.B., Politics, Princeton University, 1990, Honors: cum laude, National Merit Scholar  
    • M.Ed., Social Studies, Vanderbilt University, 1992, Honors: Outstanding Professional Promise Award, Graduate Teaching Fellow
    • Georgetown University Law Center, Honors:  magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Dean’s List 1994-1997, Associate Editor, Georgetown Law Journal
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    Office Location for Steven M. Warshawsky

    100 S Bedford Rd
    Suite 340
    Mount Kisco, NY 10549

    Phone: 332-208-5021

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    Last Updated: 4/1/2021

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