Howard Schragin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in White Plains, NY

Sapir | Schragin LLP
 | 399 Knollwood Road, Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10603
Phone: 914-328-0366
Fax: 914-682-9128
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A co-founder of Sapir Schragin LLP, Howard Schragin focuses his practice exclusively on labor and employment matters from the firm’s office in White Plains, New York. He majored in journalism as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Bachelor of Science in 1992. Mr. Schragin then went on to pursue his legal studies at Fordham University School of Law, and in 1997, he obtained his Juris Doctor. He was admitted to practice law in New York the following year, and he subsequently became admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

    Mr. Schragin has represented both employers and employees in Westchester County and in other parts of the New York City metropolitan area. He has handled a wide variety of matters, including wage and hour violations governed by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, sexual harassment, and claims of workplace discrimination covered by such laws as the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Equal Pay Act.

    Mr. Schragin’s experience has also encompassed the Family and Medical Leave Act, and he has handled allegations of wrongful termination and other acts of retaliation. His successful track record has resulted in a great deal of favorable recognition from his fellow attorneys, including a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo and being selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Schragin’s professional memberships include the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Labor and Employment Section of the New York State Bar Association. He has written and lectured extensively on topics related to his practice area.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employer
    Focus Areas

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


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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    About Howard Schragin

    Admitted: 1998, New York

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Solo and Small Law Firm Section
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
    • New York, 1998
    • Member of New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Wage and Hour Committee; Member New York City Bar Association; Member, Westchester Bar Association; Member, White Plains Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Children's PressLine, Member, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2009
    • Autism Legal Foundation -- Member, Board of Directors

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Dauber v. Bd. of Educ., 99 Civ. 3931 (LMM), 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 16768 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)
    • Damino v. Stern, 276 A.D. 2d 581 (2d Dept. 2000) 
    • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP v. Fashion Boutique of Short Hills, Inc., 45 A.D. 3d 485 (1st Dep't 2007)
    • Papeskov v. Brown, 97 Civ. 5351 (SS), 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8355 (S.D.N.Y. 1998)
    • Hogarth v. New York City Health & Hosps. Corp, 97 Civ. 0625 (DAB), 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4590 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
    • Muse v. New York City Dep't of Hous. Preservation & Dev., Case No. 96-CV-6221 (FB)(ASC), 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12207 (E.D.N.Y. 2000)
    • Cobian v. New York City, 99 Civ. 10533 (KMW)(AJP), 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17479 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
    • Dauber v. Schwartz, 99 Civ. 3931 (LMM), 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60501 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
    • Ingram v. Brink's, Inc., Civil Action No. 02-11333-RFK, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29065 (D.Mass. 2004)
    • Chennette v. Kenneth Cole Prods., 05 Civ. 4849 (DLC), 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 59169 (S.D.N.Y. 2008)
    • Chennette v. Kenneth Cole Prods., 05 Civ. 4849 (DLC), 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69634 (S.D. N.Y. 2008)
    • Novick v. AXA Network, LLC, 07 Civ. 7767 (AKH), 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 76786 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)
    • Morrissey v. Verizon Communs., Inc., 10 Civ. 6115 (PPG), 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73202 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
    • Malinowski v. Wall St. Source, Inc., 09 Civ. 9592 (PAE) 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139059 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)
    • Malinowski v. Wall St. Source, Inc., 09 Civ. 9592 (PAE), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11575 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
    • Lipton v. N.Y. Univ. College of Dentistry, 11 Civ. 2535 (TPG), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36151 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
    • Lipton v. New York Univ. College of Dentistry, 11 Civ. 2535 (TPG), 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82138 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)
    • Novick v. AXA Network, LLC, 642 F 3d 304 (2d Cir. 2011)
    • Donnelly v. Greenburgh Cent. Sch. Dist. No. 7, 691 F 3d 134 (2d Cir. 2012)

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, B.S., 1992
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    399 Knollwood Road
    Suite 310
    White Plains, NY 10603

    Phone: 914-328-0366

    Fax: 914-682-9128

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