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  • Civil Rights, Employment Law, Criminal Law
  • New York
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I am an experienced and skilled Attorney at Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP. I am committed to advocating for the underdog in Civil Rights, Employment Law and Criminal Law matters.

I have successfully represented employees in a wide variety of disputes, such as breach of contract, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and whistleblower cases. My clients have included highly compensated banking employees, lawyers, physicians, teachers and factory workers. Additionally, I prosecute class actions on behalf of large groups of employees with wage, hour, and other employment-related claims. I also represent individuals in investigatory and criminal defense matters.

I received my B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1987. In 1990, I earned my J.D from Columbia Law School, where I was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Editor of the Columbia Law Review. Following law school, I clerked for the Honorable Eugene H. Nickerson in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. I have prior experience as an Attorney with the Legal Aid Society Criminal Defense Division and Federal Defender in the EDNY. I joined Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP in 2002.

I have the trial experience, instincts and toughness of an inner city Public Defender, and the analytic and communication skills of an Ivy-League trained lawyer. I am dedicated to providing aggressive advocacy and fighting for the best possible outcomes for each of my clients.

Practice Areas
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fee arrangements entered whenever possible.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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2nd Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court, Southern District of New York
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  • English
Professional Experience
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP
- Current
Staff Attorney
Federal Defender, EDNY
Staff Attorney
Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division
Columbia Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: Editor, Columbia Law Review, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
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Johns Hopkins University
Honors: General Honors
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 2429058
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National Employment Lawyers Association - New York
- Current
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Bar Association of the City of New York
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP Website
New York Employment Lawyers Blog
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Contact & Map
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP
90 Broad St
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (212) 847-8315
Fax: (646) 520-3235
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