Innessa M. Huot

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
 | 685 Third Ave., 26th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-983-9330
Fax: 212-983-9331
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Employee Benefits (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

As a Partner at Faruqi & Faruqi LLP, Innessa Melamed Huot represents clients in New York City and across the country in all matters related to employee rights.  Innessa represents workers in both individual and class action cases involving wage theft claims such as unpaid wages, overtime, late payment of wages, unpaid commissions, minimum wage violations, and violations of laws relating to tip credits and tip pools. Innessa also focuses her practice on representing employees in both federal and state courts asserting workplace harassment and discrimination claims, retaliation and wrongful termination claims, breach of contract claims, violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as other employment-related violations.  Innessa has served as lead counsel in numerous cases filed against major businesses and corporations, and has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of her clients.

Selected for inclusion into the America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators list, Ms. Huot is admitted to practice in the following states: New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit.

Innessa is active in multiple bar associations, including the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment, and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA).

Innessa earned her Juris Doctor at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, where she graduated magna cum laude.  She also earned her Masters of Business Administration in Finance at the Lubin School of Business, where she graduated summa cum laude.  Innessa earned her Bachelor of Arts at Syracuse University, where she also graduated summa cum laude.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Employee Benefits
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Native Peoples Law


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

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About Innessa Huot

Admitted: 2012, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • New York 
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Western District of New York
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Educational Background:

  • Elizabeth Haub Law School at Pace University, J.D. Honors: magna cum laude, 2011
  • Pace Lubin School of Business, M.B.A., Honors: summa cum laude, Majors: Finance, 2011
  • Syracuse University, B.A., Honors: summa cum laude, Majors: Political Science and International Relations, 2007
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685 Third Ave.
26th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-983-9330

Fax: 212-983-9331

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Last Updated: 6/8/2020

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