Our New York City employment lawyers focus exclusively on the representation of employees. We have successfully litigated numerous wrongful termination cases on behalf of many employees who work or have worked in New York City or New York State against some of the biggest New York employers, resulting in multi-million dollar settlements. The New York City employment lawyers at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP work tirelessly to advocate for the rights of hard working employees who have been subjected to wrongful termination and other violations of New York and federal employment laws.
For people employed in New York, there are a lot of employment laws in effect to protect your rights. Although many general laws stem from existing federal laws, there are specific state laws that have been enacted to protect those who are wrongfully terminated.
If you have been wrongfully terminated, seek the advice of the New York employment lawyers of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP to review the specific employment laws with you.
The New York City Human Rights Law protects employees who have been wrongfully terminated because of:
- National Origin
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Orientation
- Hostile Work Environment
- Family Medical Leave Act
The New York employment lawyers of Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP can help you determine if you have a claim and walk you through the process of filing a lawsuit against your former employer for wrongful termination.
The New York City employment lawyers at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP do not charge or collect any fees directly from clients or prospective clients. Our employment lawyers instead work on a contingency fee basis, meaning we only collect a percentage of the monetary award that you receive. Our employment lawyers also provide free consultations to help you individually address your employment situation and determine whether you may have a wrongful termination claim, or any other employment related claim.
The New York City employment lawyers at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP are easily accessible in the heart of the financial district in New York City at 28 Liberty Street, between William and Nassau Street. For the convenience of our clients, we are located within walking distance of the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, J, and Z trains. Our employment lawyers provide experienced employment law services for employees in New York City, New York State and nationwide.