Tanvir H. Rahman

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in White Plains, New York

Filippatos PLLC
Tanvir H. Rahman
Filippatos PLLC

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Business & Corporate, Civil Rights; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2011

Education: New York University School of Law

Languages Spoken: Bengali, English

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021, 2023

Filippatos PLLC

199 Main Street
Suite 800
White Plains, NY 10601 Visit website


Based in White Plains, New York, Tanvir H. Rahman functions as a partner at the Filippatos PLLC, a client-centric firm that strives to help employees achieve fairness and justice in the workplace. While he focuses much of his practice on representing courageous survivors of sexual assault and those who have bravely spoken out since the #metoo movement began, he also assists individuals and employees in many different industries with issues related to:

  • Labor and employment law 
  • Civil rights cases involving allegations of racial and other unlawful profiling, police brutality and misconduct, and discrimination at high-end retail stores and schools and universities
  • Class action litigation
  • Business and commercial law
  • Appellate litigation

Driven by his passion for offering top-quality legal support and guidance to his clients, Mr. Rahman establishes close personal connections and long-term trust relationships with them. Professional and knowledgeable, he ensures that issues are explored to their core and are resolved in an amicable manner. He has helped his clients achieve numerous seven-figure settlements in multi- and single-plaintiff employment law cases throughout his career.

Mr. Rahman completed his dual undergraduate degrees in political science and economics summa cum laude at Macaulay Honors College at CUNY. He then acquired his Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law, where he was an article editor of its Journal of International Law and Politics. Having worked for a renowned law firm, as well as running his own law firm before joining Filippatos PLLC, he has gained a great deal of legal knowledge.

Possessing a license to practice law in New York and New Jersey, Mr. Rahman practices before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. A widely recognized attorney, he has been listed on the Best Lawyers: One to Watch in civil rights and employment law and the National Law Journal’s Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Business/Corporate, Civil Rights, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Business Organizations, Class Actions, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws

  • 40% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Civil Rights
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.filippatoslaw.com/about/tanvir-h-rahman/

  • Super Lawyer Honoree, Super Lawyers
  • National Law Journal 2021 Rising Star of the Plaintiffs Bar (recognizing elite litigators under the age of 40 who are up-and-coming champions of plaintiffs’ rights)
  • Best Lawyers’ “One to Watch” in the fields of civil rights and employment litigation, 2022
  • Rising Metro Star (a distinction reserved for only 2.5% of the attorneys in the New York metro area), Super Lawyers, 2015-present
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $3.5 Million settlement in wage and hour class and collective action on behalf of private taxi and limousine drivers throughout the tri‐state.
  • $4.65 Million settlement in nationwide wage and hour class and collective action on behalf of loan officers of major bank.
  • $400,000 punitive damages jury award on behalf of former Director of Business Development at Maxi‐Aids, Inc. alleging disability discrimination, representing nearly five and a half (5.5) years of pay.
Educational Background:
  • Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College of the City University of New York - Dual degrees in Political Science and Economics.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Office location for Tanvir H. Rahman

199 Main Street
Suite 800
White Plains, NY 10601

Phone: 914-984-1111


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2021, 2023

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