Gregory Antollino

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Antollino, PLLC
 | 275 7th Avenue, Suite 705
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646-835-2249
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Civil Rights (30%),
  • Appellate (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

As the founder of his own firm in New York City, New York, Mr. Gregory Antollino offers his clients more than two decades of rich and diverse legal experience. Mr. Antollino focuses on employment law and is a staunch defender of civil rights, and he advocates fiercely on behalf of individuals who have been discriminated against or harassed in the workplace on the basis of their race, religion, gender, age or national origin. Mr. Antollino has also represented clients from the New York metropolitan area and Long Island in other employment-related matters, including wage and hour disputes and wrongful termination claims.

Mr. Antollino was admitted to practice law before the state courts of New York in 1994 after earning his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law. He is also licensed to practice law before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. His most notable victories include a $6,030,744 jury verdict in a disability discrimination lawsuit and a judgment of more than $750,000 in a case filed on behalf of a wrongfully terminated hotel employee.

The awards and accolades earned by Mr. Antollino during his distinguished career include a rating of AV Preeminent* through the peer review firm Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating possible, and it reflects the esteem in which Mr. Antollino is held by his colleagues and clients. He has also been included in The Best Lawyers in America list since 2012. Mr. Antollino is a member in good standing of the New York City Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association, the National LGBT Bar Association, and both the local and national chapters of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas

Employment Litigation (50%)
Civil Rights (30%)
Appellate (10%)
Criminal Defense (10%)

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Civil Rights (30%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Native Peoples Law

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Criminal Defense (10%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Native Peoples Law, Appeals, Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018

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About Gregory Antollino

Admitted: 1994, New York

Professional Webpage: www.antollino.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Award for Creativity in Litigation, Gay Men's Health Crisis, 1996
  • Awarded to associates who had billed the most hours representing clients who cannot afford counsel., Pro Bono Award, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, 1994

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Harvard Program on Mediation, Certificate, 2015
  • Trial Lawyer's College, DuBois, Wyoming, 2003
  • National Criminal Defense College, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York County Lawyer's Association, 1994
  • Chicago
  • Connecticut
  • Member, National Police Accountability Project
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, National Employment Lawyer's Association
  • Member, Lesbian and Gay Law Association
  • Member, New York City Bar

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecture "The Constitution: What's Ethics Got to Do with It?" 2015   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nu8iSiM7I_s&feature=youtu.be    
  • 5-day program on Mediation at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, October 2016
  • National Employment Lawyer's Association, Winter CLE, "Less Boring Direct
  • "Opening Statements," Panelist for National Employment Lawyer's Association, Winter 2014, CLE Presentation, "Punitive Damages"
  • Panelist for National Employment Lawyer's Association, Fall Conference 2014
  • Panelist, EEOC Litigation in the Circuit Courts, Lawline, 2017

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Please take a look at my victories, both on appeal and at trial on my personal website, www.antollino.com/victories  , 1999

Representative Clients:

  • I represent everyday people with real problems. 

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Victory in En Banc Appeal, Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 4608 (2d Cir. Feb. 26, 2018), 2018

Educational Background:

  • NYU, B.A. in the History of the Americas
  • National Criminal Defense College

Industry Groups

  • Just People
  • No Industries
Office Location for Gregory Antollino

275 7th Avenue
Suite 705
New York, NY 10001

Phone: 646-835-2249

 

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Last Updated: 3/26/2018

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