Kenneth J. Katz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Katz Melinger PLLC
 | 280 Madison Avenue, Suite 600
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-460-0047
Fax: 212-428-6811
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Kenneth J. Katz is a principal of New York City-based Katz Melinger PLLC. Focusing his practice primarily on labor and employment law, he provides representation to both companies as well as employees throughout the area in a variety of related matters. Mr. Katz regularly assists clients that are engaged in wage and hour disputes arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act or New York state labor law, and he also handles litigation involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act. Outside of the employment area, he has extensive experience with real estate transactions, ranging from commercial leases to residential sales and purchases.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Katz attended the University at Albany, State University of New York, where he received a Bachelor of Science in business administration in 2000. He then went on to attend the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2003. While in law school, Mr. Katz served as associate editor of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal.

After graduation, Mr. Katz spent nearly two years as an attorney with the New York City Administration for Children's Services, an agency that provides child welfare, juvenile justice, and early care and education services, before entering private practice. He has been with his current firm since January 2013. Admitted to practice before all New York and New Jersey state courts, Mr. Katz is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of New York as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is an active participant in the New York County Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (30%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

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

Creditor Debtor Rights (10%): Collections

Civil Litigation (10%)

Business Litigation (10%): Non-Compete Agreements

Real Estate (10%): Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Collections, Non-Compete Agreements, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale

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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Kenneth Katz

Admitted: 2004, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.katzmelinger.com/About/Kenneth-J-Katz.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal, Associate Editor, Hofstra University School of Law

Educational Background:

  • State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Office Location for Kenneth J. Katz

280 Madison Avenue
Suite 600
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-460-0047

Fax: 212-428-6811

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Last Updated: 12/14/2018

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