Michael Taubenfeld

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Fisher Taubenfeld LLP
 | 225 Broadway, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 646-741-3490
Fax: 212-233-3801
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018, 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Civil Rights (20%)
Attorney Profile

After earning a Bachelor of Science from Yeshiva University, Michael Taubenfeld went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. As a founding partner of Fisher Taubenfeld LLP, Mr. Taubenfeld is dedicated to serving people who are living on Long Island, in all five boroughs of New York City, and throughout Westchester County, New York. He is committed to enriching the lives of his clients, while providing them with professional and honest legal services.

Focusing his practice on employment law, Mr. Taubenfeld generally handles cases involving issues such as the following: unpaid minimum wage, unpaid overtime, tip skimming, the Family and Medical Leave Act, harassment, discrimination, workplace torts, restrictive covenants, employment contracts, whistleblower claims and retaliation. Working to hold employers responsible for employment and labor law-related violations, Mr. Taubenfeld represents people in hearings before administrative agencies, as well as at the state and federal court levels.

Although situations and incidents may have similarities, Mr. Taubenfeld recognizes that each case is unique. For this reason, he tailors his approach to reflect his clients' needs and priorities. Mr. Taubenfeld works with employees to help them understand their rights, options and what it may take in order to pursue their case. He strives to achieve efficient resolutions whenever possible, but he is prepared to present a strong case in court if it becomes necessary.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Mr. Taubenfeld. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association/New York.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Employment & Labor
  • 40%Employment Litigation
  • 20%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Race Discrimination


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Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018, 2020

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Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.fishertaubenfeld.com/Attorneys/Michael-Taubenfel...


  • Member, Journal of Law & Gender, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender, Former Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association/New York, Member
  • New York

Educational Background:

  • Yeshiva University, B.S., 2004
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Office Location for Michael Taubenfeld

225 Broadway
Suite 1700
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 646-741-3490

Fax: 212-233-3801

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Last Updated: 3/18/2020

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