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Jeffrey Risman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Risman & Risman, P.C.
299 Broadway, Fl. 17
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 646-859-6270
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014, 2016 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 2008
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
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Attorney Profile

Well-versed in New York employment law, attorney Jeffrey Risman is a partner at the law firm of Risman & Risman P.C. in New York City, New York. With nearly 15 years of legal experience, he helps employees fight back against unlawful treatment in the workplace. He seeks justice for his clients who are facing issues related to:

  • Employment discrimination based on age, gender, pregnancy, nationality, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation and more
  • Workplace retaliation
  • Sexual harassment and hostile work environment
  • Wrongful termination and whistleblower actions
  • Wage and hour issues
  • FMLA and FLSA
  • Employment contracts and restrictive covenants
  • Noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements

Mr. Risman earned his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 2007 after completing his Bachelor of Arts in psychobiology at Binghamton University in 2003. He became authorized to practice in New York in 2008 and has also litigated a number of cases before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Early in his career, Mr. Risman worked for giant insurance companies and other corporations. This experience gives him extra advantage to understand how these companies function and how they find ways to defend themselves. Known for his excellent client services, he is upfront with his clients about what to expect during the litigation process and aids them to obtain the results they need to get back on their feet.

As a result of his accomplishments and high professionalism, Mr. Risman has obtained many awards and accolades. For multiple years in a row, he was listed in the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys in civil litigation in New York by The National Trial Lawyers. He was also selected for inclusion in the Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys in labor and employment law by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Risman is a proud member of the National Employment Lawyers Association. He also conducts online continuing legal education (CLE) courses for his fellow attorneys as a teacher at Lawline.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 40%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

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

Selections

7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014, 2016 - 2021

About Jeffrey Risman

First Admitted: 2008, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.risman-law.com/jeffrey-risman/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member

Educational Background

  • Binghamton University, B.S. in Psychobiology, 2003

Honors/Awards

  • Top 40 Under 40 in Civil Litigation in New York State, The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Civil Litigation in New York State, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Civil Litigation in New York State, The National Trial Lawyers , 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40 in Civil Litigation in New York State, The National Trial Lawyers , 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40 Labor/Employment Lawyer for New York State, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40 for New York State, National Trial Lawyers, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 Labor/Employment Lawyer for New York State, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40 for New York State, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
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Office Location for Jeffrey Risman

299 Broadway
Fl. 17
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 646-859-6270

Last Updated: 5/19/2022

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