Valdi Licul

Valdi Licul

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Wigdor LLP
 | 85 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-257-6800
Fax: 212-257-6845
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Education: Brooklyn Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Valdi Licul is a partner with the Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, P.C., law firm in New York, New York. A highly rated, award-winning attorney with more than 23 years of legal experience, Mr. Licul devotes his practice primarily to labor and employment law. He has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of employees who are dealing with complex legal challenges involving workplace discrimination or harassment, contract and noncompete agreement issues, defamation, executive compensation, and other related matters.

    Along with his extensive trial experience, Mr. Licul has successfully handled numerous appeals before the New York Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. He has also arbitrated and mediated cases before various administrative agencies, and he accepted an invitation to serve as a pro bono mediator with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

    Moreover, Mr. Licul worked with the Mental Hygiene Legal Service for the Appellate Division, Second Department, where he advocated on behalf of the disabled in civil rights matters through his position with the Special Litigation and Appeals Unit. He is also a former member of the Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities, sponsored by The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

    Whether inside or outside the courtroom, Mr. Licul is fully committed to protecting his clients' rights and interests while acting aggressively to help them resolve their matters in the most efficient means possible. Recognized for his outstanding professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, he holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and was selected for inclusion into the Top Rated Lawyer list by Legal Leaders.

    A native of Croatia, Mr. Licul earned his Bachelor of Arts with honors and his Master of Arts cum laude from the New York Institute of Technology in 1989 and 1991 respectively. He then attended Brooklyn Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1995. Along with practicing before all New York state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    About Valdi Licul

    Admitted: 1996, New York

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Former Member, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People With Disabilities
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
    • New York, 1996

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Member, Mental Hygiene Legal Service for the Appellate Division, Second Department, Special Litigation and Appeals Unit
    • Pro Bono Counsel, Employment Mediation, United States Court for the Southern District of New York

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Adjunct Faculty Member, Fordham University School of Law
    • Co-Author, New York Law Journal, Retaliatory Lawsuits by Employers

    Educational Background:

    • New York Institute of Technology, B.A., Honors: With Honors, 1989
    • New York Institute of Technology, M.A., cum laude, 1991
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    Office Location for Valdi Licul

    85 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10003

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    Last Updated: 5/8/2020

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