Gregory W. Kirschenbaum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law PLLC
 | 45 Broadway, Suite 620
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-235-1109
Fax: 212-901-2107
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2014
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Attorney Profile

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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (60%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

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 3 years

Rising Stars: 2017 - 2019

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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 620
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 212-235-1109

Fax: 212-901-2107

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Last Updated: 5/14/2019

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