Gregory W. Kirschenbaum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law PLLC
 | 45 Broadway, Suite 430
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-235-1109
Fax: 212-901-2107
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2014
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
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    As an attorney with the New York law firm of Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, Gregory W. Kirschenbaum focuses his practice exclusively on employment and labor law. Serving clients throughout New York City's five boroughs as well as all of Long Island and Westchester County, Mr. Kirschenbaum devotes his time and resources to protecting the rights and liberties of employees and applicants who face legal issues involving any of the following:

    • Sexual harassment
    • Discrimination, including gender, age, disability and pregnancy discrimination
    • Wage and hour disputes
    • EEOC issues
    • Retaliation and wrongful termination defense
    • Other employment and labor law issues

    A 2006 graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Kirschenbaum obtained his Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School in 2013. The New York State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he also practices before the U.S District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

    While in law school, Mr. Kirschenbaum realized his passion for protecting workers' rights, leading him to focus on this area of law. Showing his potential as a strong legal advocate while working toward his legal degree, he received the CALI Award for a collective bargaining workshop and was a recipient of a fellowship from the prestigious Peggy Browning Fund.

    A talented and skillful trial attorney, Mr. Kirschenbaum works hard to achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for those he serves. Of note, he acted as co-counsel in a high-profile sexual and racial harassment lawsuit, helping to secure a $2.2 million verdict on behalf of his client.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Civil Rights
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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    About Gregory Kirschenbaum

    Admitted: 2014, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.newyorkcitydiscriminationlawyer.com/gregory-kirs...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Cali Award, Collective Bargaining Workshop, Brooklyn Law School
    • Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship, Brooklyn Law School

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • New York
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Rosas v. Balter Sales Co. Inc., et al., 12-cv-6557 ($2.2 Million Verdict), 2015

    Educational Background:

    • University of Delaware, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, 2006
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    Office Location for Gregory W. Kirschenbaum

    45 Broadway
    Suite 430
    New York, NY 10006

    Phone: 212-235-1109

    Fax: 212-901-2107

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    Last Updated: 6/24/2020

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