Jeremy Heisler

Top rated Class Action & Mass Torts attorney in New York, New York

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP
Jeremy Heisler
Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP

Practice Areas: Class Action & Mass Torts, Civil Rights, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in New York since: 1980

Education: Brooklyn Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP

17 State Street
Suite 3700
New York, NY 10004 Visit website


Fighting against injustice for over four decades, Jeremy Heisler is a founding partner and the vice chair of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a renowned law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee and Maryland. Representing his clients efficiently and cost-effectively, his workload has encompassed employment and civil rights class actions involving complex multiparty and multistate litigation. 

During his tenure with the firm, Mr. Heisler has been successful in handling a variety of matters involving sexual harassment; age, gender, sexual orientation and pregnancy discrimination claims; wrongful discharge; whistleblower and qui tam actions; wage and hour litigation; women’s rights; and consumer fraud. He has been extremely successful in securing millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients against some of the largest companies in the United States. Some of his record-setting results include:

  • A historic $250 million jury verdict for a class of women discriminated based on gender
  • A $99 million class-wide settlement for employees in a wage and hour claim
  • A $28 million settlement for a class of managers who were denied overtime pay

Mr. Heisler graduated cum laude with his bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College in 1975. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 1979. As a law student, he served as the editor of the Brooklyn Law Review. Upon graduation, he clerked for a major appellate court in New York. Mr. Heisler is licensed in New York (1980), and is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Mr. Heisler’s successful track record in and out of the courtroom has led to his receipt of many honors and awards, including being listed among Lawdragon 500’s Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers and rated “Excellent” through Avvo. Furthermore, he has been the recipient of the Benchmark Litigation Award – Litigation Labor & Employment consistently since 2018.

A proficient writer, Mr. Heisler has contributed to several articles on labor and employment law issues. He is a proud member of the New York State Bar Association.

Practice areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Civil Rights, Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Class Actions, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Wrongful Termination

  • 40% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20% Civil Rights
  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, New York

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Educational Background:
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, cum laude, 1975
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1984
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York , 1980
  • New York, 1980

Office location for Jeremy Heisler

17 State Street
Suite 3700
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 646-512-8609


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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