Nicole D. Grunfeld

Top rated employment & labor attorney in New York, New York

Katz Melinger PLLC
Nicole D. Grunfeld
Katz Melinger PLLC

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

Licensed in New York since: 2005

Education: New York University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015

Katz Melinger PLLC

370 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1512
New York, NY 10017 Visit website


Nicole D. Grunfeld is a partner at Katz Melinger PLLC, where she focuses her practice on employment and labor law. Since 2005, she has represented clients in the NYC metropolitan area in all manner of employment cases, including claims for sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and violations of state and federal wage and hour laws, as well as negotiating employment and severance agreements. Along with her employment practice, Ms. Grunfeld also handles commercial contract disputes in federal and state courts.

Ms. Grunfeld is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, and before the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York. She is vice president of the board of the National Employment Lawyers Association/New York..

At Yale University, Ms. Grunfeld earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature before earning her Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law. While in law school, she was the articles selection editor for the N.Y.U Review of Law & Social Change, and was awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the School of Law.


Practice areas

Employment & labor: employee, Employment litigation: plaintiff, Business litigation, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Creditor debtor rights: business

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation, Employment law - employer, Non-compete agreements, Collections

  • 30% Employment & labor: employee
  • 40% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Business litigation
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Creditor debtor rights: business

First Admitted: 2005, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Jersey 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New York
Educational Background:
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts, English Language and Literature 

Office location for Nicole D. Grunfeld

370 Lexington Avenue
Suite 1512
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 646-960-8605


7 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015

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