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Peter J. Famighetti

Peter J. Famighetti

Famighetti & Weinick, PLLC
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate...
  • New York
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Peter is a passionate and dedicated advocate. Peter has represented clients in various forums, including the United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, as well as in New York State Courts in the region. Throughout his career that has spanned more than a decade, Peter has served as defendants' and Plaintiffs' counsel in single and class action employment related litigation. Most recently, Peter won a jury trial on a First Amendment retaliation case in Federal Court. Additionally, Peter has appeared extensively in cases before arbitration tribunals and administrative agencies, including the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, New York City's Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, amongst others. Moreover, Peter has obtained numerous successful results for clients in other employment cases in court, arbitration, and mediation. Prior to entering private practice, Peter served as a Deputy County Attorney at the Office of the Nassau County Attorney. During his tenure as a Deputy County Attorney, he represented the County of Nassau and the County's various departments and agencies in employment and labor related matters. Additionally, Peter was involved in contract negotiations between the County and the County's various labor unions. Subsequent to his public service, and immediately prior to founding Famighetti & Weinick, Peter was employed as a Senior Associate at one of Long Island's and New York City's highly regarded employment law firms. During his years in private practice, Peter mainly represented clients in employment related matters, handling and managing a complex caseload.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Municipal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Wills
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards accepted!
  • Contingent Fees
    We will analyze your case to determine if a contingent fee arrangement will work.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
2nd Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
- Current
Senior Associate
Borrelli & Associates, PLLC
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Senior Associate
Leeds Brown, PC
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Deputy County Attorney
Office of the Nassau County Attorney
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Represent County administrators and County departments in labor and employment matters.
Education
Long Island University - C.W. Post Campus
B.S.
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
J.D. (1999)
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Awards
New York Metro Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Named a "Super Lawyer" for 2014, 2015 and 2016 in employment law as an attorney that has attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Professional Associations
Suffolk County Bar Association
Member
- Current
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Attorney
- Current
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Attorney
- Current
New York State Bar # 3976784
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Must NY Employers Pay Accrued, Unused Vacation or Sick TIme to Employees Who Resign or Are Terminated
The Suffolk Lawyer
Recruting Employees Through Social Media: #Lawful #Unlawful
The Suffolk Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Employment Law, Garden City, New York
Long Island Midday Referal Network
Spoke about discrimination and retaliation in the workplace and how to state a claim
Certifications
Juris Doctorate
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Videos
Long Island Employment Lawyers

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What is Disability Discrimination

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Sexual Harassment in the workplace

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What is a Reasonable Accommodation

Employment lawyers on Long Island discuss reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL), and the New York City Human Rights Law...

What is Wrongful Termination

Employment lawyers on Long Island discuss wrongful termination in New York, including discrimination and retaliation. http://www.linycemploymentlaw.com Looking for employment lawyers in Long Island? Then, stop searching and contact Famighetti and Weinick...

Hostile Work Environment

Employment lawyers on Long Island talk about what a hostile work environment is and what employees can do about it. Looking for employment lawyers in Long Island? Then, stop searching and...

Discrimination in the Workplace

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Famighetti & Weinick, PLLC
25 Melville Park Rd
#235
Melville, NY 11747
USA
Telephone: (631) 352-0050