Steven Fingerhut

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: 212-248-7431
Fax: 212-901-2107
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2014
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven Fingerhut is an associate with the law firm of Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, which has three law offices located throughout New York and New Jersey. Working out of the firm's New York City location, Mr. Fingerhut focuses his practice primarily on employment law, aggressively advocating on behalf of those who experienced a violation of their rights as employees on the job.

Steven Fingerhut, alongside Jessenia Maldonado, obtained a judgment in the amount of $77,054.64, including attorney fees and costs, for their client who was discriminated against by her supervisor and wrongfully terminated from her employment due to her pregnancy and gender. They successfully presented sufficient evidence and testimony for the jury to return a verdict in Plaintiff's favor, achieving justice for their client. Weng v. Fancy Lee Sushi Bar & Grill, Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 183657 (E.D.N.Y., Nov. 18, 2017).

Passionate about helping his clients obtain the justice they seek, Mr. Fingerhut has achieved a high level of success fighting to protect the rights and entitlements of those dealing with serious and complex legal challenges involving workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour disputes, employer retaliation and wrongful termination, and other work-related grievances.

A 2010 graduate of The College of New Jersey, Mr. Fingerhut attended Albany Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2013. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.

While pursuing his legal degree, Mr. Fingerhut was heavily involved with a number of associations and activities. Of note, he was a member of the school's Domenick L. Gabrielli Appellate Advocacy Moot Court, and he contributed to a quarterly legal publication sponsored by the New York State Bar Association. He also completed internships with the Albany County District Attorney's Office, Albany City Court and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

After obtaining his license to practice, he honed his legal skills at several other prominent law firms in New York before joining Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, in 2015. A consummate professional, he is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association.

 
Practice Areas

Employment & Labor: Employee (60%)
Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Civil Rights (10%)

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 2 years

Rising Stars: 2018 - 2019

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About Steven Fingerhut

Admitted: 2014, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.newyorkcitydiscriminationlawyer.com/steven-finge...

Honors/Awards:

  • Selected by the American Institute of Legal Counsel's, "10 Best Labor and Employment Attorneys-New York", 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA")
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association ("NYSTLA")
  • State Bar of New York

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Contributor, NYSBA's The New York Environmental Lawyer

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Obtained a Plaintiff's verict in the amount of $77,054.64 after trying a pregnancy discirmination case in the Eastern District of New York.  Weng v. Fancy Lee Sushi Bar & Grill, Inc., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 183657 (E.D.N.Y., Nov. 18, 2017), 2017

Educational Background:

  • The College of New Jersey, Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics, Minor in Art History
Office Location for Steven Fingerhut

45 Broadway
Suite 620
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 212-248-7431

Fax: 212-901-2107

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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