Silvia Stanciu

Top rated employment litigation attorney in New York, New York

Phillips & Associates
Silvia Stanciu
Phillips & Associates

Practice Areas: Employment litigation, Employment & labor, Civil rights; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2016

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Romanian, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

Phillips & Associates

45 Broadway
Suite 430
New York, NY 10006 Visit website


Attorney Silvia Stanciu is an associate with Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, which has three law offices throughout New York and New Jersey. Licensed to practice in both states, Ms. Stanciu represents clients across the region who face serious and complex legal challenges regarding employment law and civil rights violations.

Born and raised in Romania, Ms. Stanciu has a deep passion for protecting the rights of workers, and she has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of those dealing with workplace discrimination and sexual harassment claims, wage and hour disputes, employer retaliation and wrongful termination, and other serious work-related grievances.

After graduating magna cum laude from Hofstra University Honors College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English literature, Ms. Stanciu returned to her alma mater and attended Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

She obtained her Juris Doctor in 2015, and she was highly active during her time in law school, serving the Dispute Resolution Society as a member of its e-board as well as participating in the international Vis Moot Arbitration competition in Vienna. She also completed the E. David Woycik, Jr. Intensive Trial Techniques Program.

Following law school, Ms. Stanciu interned with another prominent New York law firm, where she began honing her legal skills regarding employment law litigation. She joined Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC, in 2016, and she has quickly earned a reputation as an emerging leader in her field.

Along with practicing before all New York and New Jersey state courts, Ms. Stanciu is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. She is fluent in Romanian and Spanish, which helps her communicate directly with those who may struggle with English.

Active in her legal community, she is a member of the New York Women’s Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff, Employment & labor: employee, Civil rights

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Unions, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Americans with disabilities act, Race discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

  • 50% Employment litigation: plaintiff
  • 40% Employment & labor: employee
  • 10% Civil rights

First Admitted: 2016, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New York City Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey
  • Dispute Resolution Society, E-board member
  • New York
  • New York Women’s Bar Association, Member
Educational Background:
  • E. David Woycik, Jr. Intensive Trial Techniques program
  • Hofstra University’s Honors College Program, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

Office location for Silvia Stanciu

45 Broadway
Suite 430
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 516-908-5792


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2023

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