Ethan A. Brecher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Law Office of Ethan A. Brecher, LLC
 | 600 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-571-2440
Fax: 888-821-0246
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ethan A. Brecher is the founder and managing partner of the Law Office of Ethan A. Brecher, LLC, in New York City, New York. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 28 years of legal experience, Mr. Brecher provides exceptional representation and support to clients throughout New York City and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Employment law litigation
  • Securities litigation
  • Commercial and business litigation

Primarily a plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Brecher has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of employees who have suffered serious violations of their rights as workers on the job, including all forms of discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination and other serious grievances. He has also assisted hundreds of clients with claims against their securities brokers for fraud and misrepresentation, and he has helped numerous companies of all sizes in a variety of industries with their complex disputes.

In addition, Mr. Brecher also negotiates favorable terms regarding severance agreements and employment contracts between employees and their employers. No matter the issues his clients are facing or how complicated their needs, he delivers highly personalized counsel and aggressive advocacy to ensure they obtain the full amount of restitution they deserve, and he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and awards for those he has served.

Honored for his professionalism, civility and irreproachable ethical standards, Mr. Brecher has earned high rankings from his peers as being among the top attorneys in his region for his practice areas. As the result of his success and unwavering focus on his clients' needs, he has also received Superb client ratings on AVVO along with the site's Clients' Choice Award.

A 1988 graduate of Cornell University, Mr. Brecher obtained his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law in 1991. He holds his license to practice in Connecticut as well as New York, and he recently completed a three-year tenure as a member of the Pro Bono Panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. He is also an elected member of The American Law Institute, and he maintains active involvement with various other local, state and national legal organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Employment Litigation
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Securities Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2019

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About Ethan Brecher

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • New York Super Lawyer, 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York Bar
  • Member, Connecticut Bar
  • NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Pro Bono Panel, August 27, 2015
  • Member, The American Law Institute (ALI), January 18, 2013

Educational Background:

  • Cornell University, A.B., 1988
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Office Location for Ethan A. Brecher

600 Third Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 646-571-2440

Fax: 888-821-0246

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Last Updated: 1/20/2020

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