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Brian Greben

Brian Greben

The Law Office of Brian L. Greben
  • Employment Law
  • New York
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Client Reviews
Bill N. October 25, 2021
Outstanding Lawyer Brian is a very fair and honest man. He always gives his clients great legal advice and attention. When I first met Brian he listened carefully and addressed all of my questions and concerns. I can depend on him to quickly respond to any inquiry I have and to give his honest advice.
T. H. October 5, 2021
Super helpful, honest attorney In an industry where you can never be sure if your lawyer is being honest to you, Mr. Greben has shown steady guidance with straight forward advice. It is especially helpful for a small business owner where you do not always have all the answers yourself to find a lawyer you can rely on to do a great job and give you insightful comments to navigate the often tricky legal field.
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I am an attorney specializing in the representation of employees and employers in labor disputes, including wage, overtime and tip litigation. My clients include workers asserting claims against businesses for unpaid overtime and tips, as well as restaurateurs, business owners, and other employers in need of defense from litigation alleging labor and employment violations. I also represent businesses in unemployment insurance proceedings, and OATH hearings and tribunals. My areas of expertise include negligence and insurance litigation. I represent individuals and businesses in property damage and personal injury matters. I provide coverage opinions and represent insurers in coverage litigation involving many different types of insurance, including bodily injury, property damage, disability, construction, lead paint, automobile, first-party property and personal injury. I defend insurance companies from direct claims by both insured and injured parties.

Practice Area
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
  • Free Consultation
    Up to 90 minutes.
  • Contingent Fees
    Depending upon the specifics of the case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English
Professional Experience
The Law Office of Brian L. Greben
- Current
Marshall Conway & Bradley PC
Herrick, Feinstein, LLP
Marcus & Greben
Assistant Counsel
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
J.D. (1995) | Law
Honors: Notes Editor, Cardozo Women's Law Journal
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Montclair State University
B.A. (1992) | Philosophy
Honors: Honor's Program, Dean's List
Activities: Class 1 Concerts
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Walworth Barbour American International School of Israel
High School Diploma (1988)
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Peer Review Rated
Client's Choice Award
2015, 2016, 2017
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
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New York State Bar Association
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New York State Bar  # 2750974
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Changes to The New York Labor Law Regarding: a) Differentials in Rates of Pay Because of Sex; and b) Restrictions on Employees’ Ability to Discuss Compensation
Greben Legal Blog
NY Restaurants – Summary of New Limits Re: Wages & Tip Credits
Greben Legal Blog
Determining the Role of Psychological Bonding in New York Foster Care Law
Cardozo Women's Law Journal
Websites & Blogs
Brian Greben Legal Website
Legal Answers
13 Questions Answered
Q. Can you revoke an independent contractor clause with significant evidence of employment link + contradictory language?
A: An "independent contractor clause" doesn't do much. Whether a person is an employee or independent contractor is determined by details of the person's job duties, compensation, etc.
Q. i would like to directly speak to an attorney in reference to the detailed information below
A: You should contact an experienced employment/labor attorney to go over the details of your case. From the small amount available in this public forum, it certainty sounds like you have reason to be concerned.
Q. Hello , my employer refuse to pay me over 10000$ in commission
A: You're asking excellent questions, but they can't be answered without knowing the specifics of your case. You should contact an employment attorney.
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Brian L. Greben
316 Great Neck Rd
Great Neck, NY 11021
Telephone: (516) 304-5357
Fax: (516) 726-8425
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