Brooklyn, New York Civil Rights Lawyers

Edward Anthony Ruffo
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 27 years experience
(646) 330-1550 1957 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11234
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
St. John's University School of Law
Mr Ruffo one of the Nation's Top 100 Trial Lawyers as ranked by the National Trial Lawyers as well as a Top 100 New York Super Lawyer. He is rated Pre-Eminent By Martindale Hubble and maintains a perfect 10/10 AVVO rating. He has 23 years experience obtaining multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for victims of negligence, specializing in Motor Vehicle, Slip, Trip & Fall , Workplace,Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Negligence Litigation. Mr Ruffo helps victims in the NY and NJ metropolitan area. He is admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of NY &...
Scott Glen Cerbin
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 16 years experience
(718) 596-1829 16 Court Street
29th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11241
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Michael Peter Kushner
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 14 years experience
(718) 504-1440 16 Court Street
36th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11241
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime
Vermont Law School and Niagara University
Michael P. Kushner devotes his practice to criminal defense, appeals and civil rights litigation. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Kushner has successfully represented defendants in all types of proceedings, ranging from high-profile federal drug trials to simple prosecutions in the New York City Criminal Court. As an appellate attorney, Mr. Kushner has represented clients with issues ranging from inappropriate sentencing, ineffective assistance of counsel and discreet civil rights issues before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. As a civil rights attorney Mr. Kushner advocates for those individuals whom the police have violated either by excessive force,...
Alex Umansky
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 8 years experience
(718) 504-6090 517 Brighton Beach Ave
FL 2
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
New York Law School
Alex Umansky is a dedicated New York workplace discrimination attorney at Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. He works at the forefront of the fight for employee rights, and is committed to continuing his stellar track record of obtaining substantial and just verdicts for his clients. Among his career successes have been multiple six-figure verdicts and judgments, including one for $400,000 and a seven-figure verdict of $1,692,000 in a construction accident case, which was one of the top verdicts in New York that year.

Mr. Umansky’s commitment to fighting on behalf of those that have been wronged is reflected in his...
Alena Shautsova
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 15 years experience
(917) 885-2261 2908A Emmons Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Civil Rights and Immigration
Alena Shautsova was admitted to practice law in the United States in 2008. She comes from Belarus where she graduated with honors from one of the most prestigious law schools in the former USSR. Following her graduation in Belarus, she entered the practice of business law while pursuing a second higher education degree in Economics and Management. Her native language is Russian. In 2005 the US Department of State awarded Ms. Shautsova with a highly competitive Eduard S. Muskie scholarship that allowed her to obtain Master's Degree in Law from the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. After her graduation...
Leo Glickman
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years experience
(718) 852-3710 475 Atlantic Avenue
3rd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Civil Rights, Administrative, Criminal Defense and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Founding partner Leo Glickman has a long track record of holding the powerful accountable and fighting for progressive candidates and causes. While serving as the NY State Chair of Common Cause, he spearheaded legal efforts to force the Republican-led New York State Senate to open their financial books. The case resulted in a landmark decision by the Court of Appeals, Weston vs. Sloan, that requires the State Senate to disclose its taxpayer-funded budget to the public. Mr. Glickman is an experienced civil rights litigator, representing clients whose constitutional rights have been violated by members of the Police Department and the Department...
Jonathan R Miller
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 14 years experience
(609) 955-1226 186 Joralemon St., Suite 1202
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Employment and Foreclosure Defense
Cornell University
Melanie Hammer
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 16 years experience
(718) 757-7677 360 Court Street Suite 3
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Criminal Defense
Brooklyn Law School
Criminal defense attorney in private practice since 2007. Former Prosecutor. I have handled thousands of criminal cases.
Andrew Brian Stoll
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years experience
(718) 852-3710 475 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Civil Rights and Criminal Defense
Brooklyn Law School
Tara Fallon
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 15 years experience
(718) 930-1391 726 Vermont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Civil Rights, Appeals, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Brooklyn Law School
Meir Freund
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 42 years experience
1388 East 15th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Civil Rights, Personal Injury, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Are you in need of a New York workers’ compensation lawyer? You have come to the right law office! At the law firm of Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund, you can have confidence in the representation you can procure because the team is competent, committed, and ready to fight for the compensation that is due to you. They have experience with neck and back injuries and knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. Have you been harmed in an auto accident on the job? You could be suffering from a wide variety of ramifications and repercussions. It is critical that you...
Patricia Scanlon
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Bay Ridge, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 26 years experience
(718) 833-2290 6915 5th Ave 2nd Flr
Bay Ridge, NY 11209
Civil Rights, Education, Immigration and Traffic Tickets
Albany Law School
David Hernandez
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 32 years experience
(718) 522-0009 26 Court Street
Suite 2707
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
David J. Hernandez is the founder of the Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates, a leading law firm dedicated to providing innovative legal services to the community of New York and New Jersey. He has earned a solid reputation as a successful deal-maker, problem-solver, and ardent negotiator.
As with all our attorneys, David is focused on delivering the best possible outcome for each and every client's situation, delivering the highest quality legal services in a personal, time-sensitive and cost-effective manner.
Education
New York University School of Law, New York, New York
J.D. – 1986
Fordham University, Bronx, New York
B.A. – 1980
Major: Political Science
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Cynthia H. Conti-Cook
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 12 years experience
(718) 852-3710 Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, LLP
71 Nevins Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Civil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and Medical Malpractice
City University of New York - Queens College
Elizabeth Kathleen Latimer
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 13 years experience
(718) 254-0700 111 Livingston St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Civil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and DUI & DWI
Natali JH Todd
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney
(718) 797-3055 26 Court Street
Suite 413
Brooklyn, NY 11242
Civil Rights and Criminal Defense
Natali J.H. Todd, Esq. is an experienced criminal defense attorney in both the State and Federal courts in New York with extensive trial experience in both jurisdictions. She is also and experienced civil rights attorney focusing mainly on police brutality, false arrests and excessive force claims. Ms. Todd is committed to the vigorous representation of those accused of crimes and making sure that liberty’s last defense of fairness and justice prevails. Ms. Todd has represented hundreds of clients charged with a wide range of crimes including capital murder, murder during and in relation to a conspiracy, manslaughter, complex...
Benjamin Max Pinczewski
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 33 years experience
(718) 891-8200 2753 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Nicole Bellina
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Brooklyn, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 20 years experience
(718) 852-3710 475 Atlantic Ave. Fl.3
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Civil Rights and Criminal Defense
Ben B. Rubinowitz
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 37 years experience
(212) 943-1090 80 Pine Street
34th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Richard M. Steigman
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 21 years experience
(212) 943-1090 80 Pine Street
34th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Hofstra University
Anthony H. Gair
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 39 years experience
(212) 943-1090 80 Pine Street
34th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am a personal injury lawyer. The firm I joined in 1980, Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf was founded by my father Harry A. Gair in 1919. Clients I have represented have found themselves needing my help with cases involving anything from defective products to medical malpractice to automobile accidents.In the city of New York, I am considered to be one of the most respected personal injury attorneys in town. My reputation is not limited to the city of New York however. I have a national reputation built in the area of civil rights where...
William K. Phillips
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 23 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
St. Thomas University School of Law
The managing partner at Phillips & Associates, William K. Phillips dedicates his practice to protecting the rights of employees in the workplace. His firm has handled thousands of employment cases, including discrimination and sexual harassment claims. Mr. Phillips has been recognized as one of the “10 Best Labor and Employment Attorneys in New York” by the American Institute of Legal Counsel and among the “Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyer in New York” by the American Society of Legal Advocates.
Bryan S. Arcé
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer
(877) 469-5297 45 Broadway, Suite 610
New York, NY 10006
Civil Rights and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Bryan was born in Los Angeles, CA. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor Michigan where he received his Bachelors of Arts Degree. He obtained his Juris Doctorate law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Arce is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, and Pennsylvania State Bar Association. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania and is admitted to the Federal Courts of those states. Mr. Arce is of counsel to the Derek T. Smith Law Group, P.C. Prior to...
Gregory Kirschenbaum
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 5 years experience
(212) 248-0120 45 Broadway
#610
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Gregory Kirschenbaum is a New York City employment attorney at the law firm of Phillips and Associates who can handle the full spectrum of cases arising from violations of workplace rights. Mr. Kirschenbaum is passionate about helping people who need a sexual harassment lawyer or assistance with another claim. He enjoys seeing how cases unfold from start to finish and coming to work daily to advocate on behalf of those in need. Achieving positive resolutions makes the hard work worth it for him. Mr. Kirschenbaum also has strong trial experience.

Mr. Kirschenbaum received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from...
Erica L. Shnayder
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney
(212) 248-0120 45 Broadway
#610
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
American University Washington College of Law
Marjorie Mesidor
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 15 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Amy Robinson
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 5 years experience
(646) 964-9609 90 Broad St
10th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Civil Rights and Employment
City University of New York - Queens College
Amy Robinson is a skilled litigator with a broad range of experience representing individuals and groups whose rights have been violated. Ms. Robinson represents employees who have faced discrimination, sexual harassment, and wage-and-hour violations; prisoners and victims of police misconduct in civil rights matters brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983; and consumers in class action lawsuits. She has also successfully defended individuals accused of misdemeanors and felonies in criminal court. Ms. Robinson has considerable trial experience and has negotiated numerous favorable settlements for her clients.

Prior to joining GSA in 2018, Ms. Robinson worked for several years at Stoll, Glickman...
Brittany A. Stevens
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 4 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
Brittany A. Stevens has considerable experience representing employees in a wide range of employment discrimination matters. She manages a variety of cases involving sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination based on race, national origin, gender, pregnancy, age, disability, religion, caregiver status, and sexual orientation. She has handled numerous cases from inception through settlement.

Ms. Stevens zealously advocates for women's rights and is committed to helping women in the workplace. Ms. Stevens is a passionate litigator who believes strongly in civil rights and fairness throughout the work environment.

Ms. Stevens has obtained significant awards and settlements for her clients. Remarkably, Ms. Stevens received a...
Grace Hyun Esq.
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 9 years experience
(212) 480-4500 45 Broadway
#1420
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Grace Hyun specializes in the areas of civil litigation and has extensive experience in representing individuals and businesses in legal matters involving employment law, personal injury, premises liability, construction, products liability, and complex litigation matters. Ms. Hyun is a zealous advocate for her clients and regularly appears in state and federal courts helping her clients achieve successful results. Ms. Hyun represents employees who have been wrongfully terminated or are experiencing discrimination or sexual harassment at work. In addition, she represents employees and class of employees in matters involving violations of the FLSA and wage laws.

Ms. Hyun practices in New York...
Steven Fingerhut
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 5 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Albany Law School
Steven Fingerhut is an employment litigation associate at Phillips & Associates. He is committed to providing vigorous representation to individuals who have suffered from employment discrimination in New York City and need an attorney to protect their rights. He is a zealous advocate of those who have suffered sexual harassment or discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, disability and other protected traits.

Mr. Fingerhut is an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA") as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association ("NYSTLA"). In 2018 he was selected by SuperLawyers as a "Rising Star" in New...
Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 27 years experience
(646) 362-6941 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Civil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Boston College Law School
Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos, a seasoned and versatile New York City employment discrimination attorney, is a Partner at Phillips & Associates and manages the White Plains Office. 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,...
Lucas Buzzard
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer
(866) 348-7394 32 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10004
Civil Rights, Employment and Workers' Comp
American University Washington College of Law
Lucas Buzzard previously clerked for the Hon. Peter W. Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and served as a law clerk at the Second Circuit’s Staff Attorney’s Office.

Lucas graduated magna cum laude from the American University, Washington College of Law in 2010, where he served as an editor on the American University International Law Review. While in law school, Lucas interned for the Hon. Reggie B. Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the Hon. Anna Blackburne-Rigsby of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He also participated...
Alexander Granovsky
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 15 years experience
(646) 524-6001 48 Wall Street
11th Floor
New York, NY 10005
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
Experienced employment attorney representing individuals and companies in all aspects of employment law.
Siobhan Klassen
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 5 years experience
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Hofstra University
Gregory Calliste Jr.
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 15 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
New York Law School
Gregory Calliste, Jr. is a New York employment discrimination attorney at Phillips & Associates. He possesses 13 years of experience handling civil, and criminal law matters, including employment law matters, at the federal, state and administrative levels.

If you are a victim of racial or national origin discrimination at work, you should be aware that there are federal, state, and local laws in place to protect you. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, for example, prohibited racial discrimination occurs when an employer treats someone unfavorably due to their race or because of personal characteristics associated with race,...
Robert G. Schacht
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 19 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Robert Schacht is Of Counsel to Phillips & Associates and serves as special Trial Counsel. He is is a skillful, experienced trial attorney who graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1999. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, and he is also admitted to practice in the Eastern District of New York and the Southern District of New York. He is also admitted to practice in the District of New Jersey. He works exclusively as a plaintiff’s attorney.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Schacht has tried many cases in Bronx, Queens, King’s, Richmond, New York,...
Denise Schulman
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 10 years experience
(212) 688-5640 32 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment and Workers' Comp
New York University School of Law
Denise Schulman joined the Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP in 2009 and became a partner of the firm in 2017. In 2015, Denise was selected as a Rising Star by New York Super Lawyers.

Denise graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law. While in law school, she participated in the Employment and Housing Discrimination Clinic and Civil Rights Clinic and worked for the Urban Justice Center and Brennan Center for Justice. Prior to joining the firm, Denise worked for South Brooklyn Legal Services.
Shawn R. Clark
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 8 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
Cameron Thompson
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New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 3 years experience
61 Broadway Suite 2220
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Construction, Personal Injury and Products Liability
New York Law School
Yusha D. Hiraman
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New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 4 years experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#620
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Yusha D. Hiraman is an associate at the New York employment law firm of Phillips & Associates. As a New York City employment discrimination attorney, she understands that suffering discrimination on the job is harmful to workers in many ways, and she is dedicated to fighting workplace misconduct on behalf of her clients.

If you are subjected to discrimination in the workplace, you may be able to recover damages. Federal, state, and local laws prohibit workplace discrimination and harassment based on certain protected characteristics, including race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disabilities.

In many situations, the New York City Human...
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