Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos

Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos

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  • Arbitration & Mediation, Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • Connecticut, New York
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Summary

Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos, a seasoned and versatile New York City employment discrimination attorney. Mr. Filippatos is dedicated to representing individuals across the corporate spectrum in all types of workplace disputes, with a particular emphasis on litigating gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation/whistleblower cases against financial services and Fortune 500 companies, as well as negotiating executive compensation/employment contracts and severance agreements.

Mr. Filippatos has litigated labor and employment cases for over 25 years and has represented thousands of individuals and numerous companies on myriad matters involving employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment based on race, sex, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity; separation and severance agreements; executive compensation contracts; restrictive covenants; workplace investigations; and whistleblower and regulatory non-compliance claims. He has handled claims based on Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, Sarbanes Oxley and Dodd Frank.

Mr. Filippatos was born and raised in New York City, migrating along the Hudson from Hell’s Kitchen to the Upper Westside, to Riverdale, before settling in Pleasantville, New York. Mr. Filippatos studied Political Science at Columbia University, where he obtained his B.A., cum laude, with departmental honors, in 1988. Mr. Filippatos attended Boston College Law School, receiving his Juris Doctorate in 1991.

Mr. Filippatos is a member of the ABA, NELA and NELA/NY. He is fluent in Modern Greek.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Employment Law
    Civil Rights
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Connecticut
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
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New York
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2nd Circuit
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New York State Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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Languages
  • English
  • Greek
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor
State University of New York Empire State College
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Counsel
The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry
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Attorney at Law
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
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Owner
Filippatos PLLC
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Education
Boston College Law School
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Columbia University
B.A. (1988) | Political Science and Government
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association / New York
Member
Current
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New York State Bar  # 2477958
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Reductions in Force from the Perspective of Employee's Counsel
Chapter Employment Law Update Aspen Publishers
The Rights of Employees Subjected To Reductions In Force: A Critical Evaluation
6 Empl. Rts. & Employ. Pol'y J. 263
The Doctrine of Stare Decisis and the Protection of Civil Rights and Liberties
11 Boston College Third World Law Journal 335
Contact & Map
New York, NY, USA
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