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Nicole D. Grunfeld

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in New York, NY

Katz Melinger PLLC
280 Madison Avenue, Suite 600
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-960-8605
Fax: 212-428-6811
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed in New York Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (30%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%), Business Litigation (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%), Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Nicole D. Grunfeld is the senior associate 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. Along with her employment litigation practice, Ms. Grunfeld also handles commercial contract disputes in federal and state courts and real estate transactions such as residential sales and purchases and commercial leases.

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 a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association/New York, where she sits on the Judicial Nomination Taskforce.

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
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • 10%Real Estate: 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, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale


6 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2015

About Nicole D. Grunfeld

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 
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Office Location for Nicole D. Grunfeld

280 Madison Avenue
Suite 600
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 646-960-8605

Fax: 212-428-6811

Last Updated: 11/23/2021

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