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Frank J. Mazzaferro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP
28 Liberty Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Phone: 212-300-0375
Fax: 212-481-1333
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2012
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Frank J. Mazzaferro is a Partner at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, in New York, New York, where he practices employment law, working with cases involving wage and hour violations, wrongful termination and more. He represents both individuals and class action clients in New York and nationwide.

A graduate of the State University of New York at Fredonia, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Communications with a minor in International Studies, Mr. Mazzaferro obtained his law degree from New York Law School. As a law student, he served as staff editor for the Media Law & Policy Journal. He also served as an executive member of the New York Law School Moot Court Association, and was honored with the organization's Service with Distinction Award. He earned his license to practice law in New York in 2012.

Prior to joining Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP, and focusing his practice on employment law, Mr. Mazzaferro gained legal experience in the areas of electronically stored information and knowledge management. He also studied these subjects through programs with organizations such as the New York State Office of Information Technology Services.

Mr. Mazzaferro is admitted to practice in all New York state courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Along with his law practice, Mr. Mazzaferro is active in the New York legal community. He is a member of professional organizations including the New York County Lawyers' Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2022

About Frank J. Mazzaferro

First Admitted: 2012, New York

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Staff Editor, Media Law and Policy Journal, New York Law School

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Southern Districts of New York
  • New York State
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) of New York
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of New York


  • Executive Member, New York Law School Moot Court Association
  • Received the Moot Court Association Service with Distinction Award, New York Law School

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Fredonia, Major: Communications, Minor: International Studies
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Office Location for Frank J. Mazzaferro

28 Liberty Street
30th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-300-0375

Fax: 212-481-1333

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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