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James A. Vagnini

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Garden City, NY

Valli Kane & Vagnini LLP
600 Old Country Road, Suite 519
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-656-7543
Fax: 516-706-0248
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

James A. Vagnini is an employment law attorney and partner at Valli Kane & Vagnini in Garden City, New York. Mr. Vagnini has over 20 years of legal experience and represents employees in cases involving discrimination, hostile work environment, sexual harassment and other employment-related matters. He serves clients in the New York City, Long Island and Westchester regions.

Mr. Vagnini earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut in 1995 and went on to receive his law degree from Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law in 1998. While attending law school, he belonged to the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal and gained his initial legal experience working for the New York State Division of Human Rights.

Following law school, Mr. Vagnini passed the New York bar examination and obtained his license to practice law before all New York state courts. Additionally, he is qualified to appear before the U.S. district courts for the southern and eastern districts of New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Mr. Vagnini has successfully litigated and settled hundreds of cases involving complex employment law issues. He is familiar with individual, class action and mass action lawsuits and alternative dispute resolution techniques. He is committed to protecting the rights of employees and advocating for their best interests.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Vagnini frequently speaks on legal topics for professional organizations and is a guest lecturer at St. John’s University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About James A. Vagnini

First Admitted: 1999, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York State Bar, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court of New Mexico

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Panelist: People of Color, Women and the Public Corporation: Conference on Racial and Gender Equity in the Business Setting Symposium
  • Guest Lecturer: Race/Gender & Corporate America and Race & Corporate Governance at St. John’s University School of Law

Educational Background

  • University of Connecticut, B.A. 1995
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Office Location for James A. Vagnini

600 Old Country Road
Suite 519
Garden City, NY 11530

Phone: 516-656-7543

Fax: 516-706-0248

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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