Dana Cimera

Top rated employment litigation attorney in New York, New York

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP
Dana Cimera
Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP

Practice Areas: Employment litigation, Employment & labor; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2017

Education: New York Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP

28 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10005 Visit website


Dana Cimera is an associate attorney at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, in New York, New York. Ms. Cimera handles individual and class action lawsuits in matters involving failure to pay wages, overtime and commissions. Additionally, she assists with representing individuals in employment-related litigation involving breach of contract, discrimination, failure to accommodate disabilities, Family and Medical Leave Act violations, harassment, retaliation and wrongful discharge.

Ms. Cimera holds a license to practice law before the state courts of New York and New Jersey, as well as 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 Jersey. Outside of her law practice, she stays involved in her legal community through membership in the New York County Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association. 

As an employment law attorney, Ms. Cimera provides dedicated and personal representation to each client. She works hard to protect the rights of working individuals and ensures the best possible outcome for their situation.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree in finance from Rutgers University, Ms. Cimera earned her law degree from New York Law School. While pursuing her law degree, she belonged to the Center for Business and Financial Law and received a public interest certificate.

Earlier in her legal career and prior to joining Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, Ms. Cimera developed her legal skills and experience by serving as a research assistant for a professor. She also worked as an intern for a New York County Civil Court judge.

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff, Employment & labor: employee

Focus areas

Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Employment law - employee, Sexual harassment, Labor law

  • 50% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 50% Employment & labor: employee

First Admitted: 2017, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.fslawfirm.com/legal-team/dana-cimera.html

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) of New York, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern of New York
  • New Jersey
  • New York Law School’s Public Service Certificate, Recipient, New York Law School
Educational Background:
  • Rutgers University Business School in New Brunswick, Undergraduate Degree, Finance

Office location for Dana Cimera

28 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-300-0375


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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