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Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos

Parisis G. (Gerry) Filippatos

Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Employment Law, Civil Rights
  • Connecticut, New York
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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, 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
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
New York
2nd Circuit
New York State Supreme Court
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • English
  • Greek
Professional Experience
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
- Current
Adjunct Professor
State University of New York Empire State College
The Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry
Attorney at Law
Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
Filippatos PLLC
Boston College Law School
J.D. (1991) | Law
Columbia University
B.A. (1988) | Political Science and Government
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
National Employment Lawyers Association
National Employment Lawyers Association / New York
New York State Bar # 2477958
- Current
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
Websites & Blogs
Parisis G. Filippatos' Website Profile
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC Website
New Jersey Employment Lawyer Blog
New York Employment Attorney Blog
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Contact & Map
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
New York Office
45 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
Telephone: (646) 362-6941
Fax: (212) 901-2107