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Edgar M. Rivera

Edgar M. Rivera

The Harman Firm, LLP
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Business Law...
  • Florida, New Jersey, New York
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Summary

Edgar M. Rivera is an aggressive and zealous advocate for employees who have been subjected to harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage-and-hour violations. Edgar has represented hundreds of employees in individual, multi-plaintiff, collective- and class action litigation before state and federal courts in New York, New Jersey and Florida.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
The Florida Bar
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New Jersey
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New York
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
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United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
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United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York
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United States District Court of the Southern District of New York
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United States District Court, District of Colorado
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United States District Court, District of New Jersey
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Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Associate
The Harman Firm, LLP
- Current
Education
Fordham University School of Law
J.D. (2014)
Activities: Urban Law Journal, Staff Member Unemployment Action Center, Staff Member Universal Justice, Alumni Outreach Chair Latin American Law Student Association, Firm Relations Chair 2012 Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship Recipient 2012 Puerto Rican Bar Association Moot Court Competitor
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Fordham University
B.A. (2011) | Major in Philosophy, Minor in Mathematics
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Awards
The Public Service Student Leadership Award
Fordham University School of Law Public Interest Resource Center
Professional Associations
New York City Bar Association
Member
Current
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The Florida Bar
Member
- Current
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National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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New York State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Disconnect Between Liability Under Federal Law and Conduct Perceived as Harmful with Respect to Workplace Harassment
New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1
Speaking Engagements
Medical and Disability Issues in the Workplace, Fordham Law’s CLE: Learn and Lead Series
2015
Overtime Pay: Understanding Fair Labor Standards Act Exemptions, Fordham Law’s CLE: Learn and Lead Series
2015
Civil Rights in the Workplace: Navigating Federal, State and City Human Rights Law, Fordham Law’s CLE: Learn and Lead Series
2015
Employment Law Basics, Fordham Law School Bridge the Gap Program
2016
Contact & Map
381 Park Ave S
#1220
New York, NY 10016
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 961-3406
Telephone: (212) 425-2600 Ext. 6
Cell: (646) 400-2249
Fax: (212) 202-3926