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Amy Robinson
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Amy Robinson
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 7 years of 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...
Adam I. Kleinberg
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Adam I. Kleinberg
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(212) 835-6768 225 W 34th St
#2205
New York, NY 10122
Civil Rights, Business and Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Grace Hyun Esq.
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Grace Hyun Esq.
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 11 years of 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...
Robert G. Schacht
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Robert G. Schacht
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 430
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,...
Jason L. Solotaroff
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Jason L. Solotaroff
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 30 years of experience
(212) 847-8315 90 Broad St
10th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense and Employment
Columbia Law School
I am an experienced and skilled Attorney at Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP. I am committed to advocating for the underdog in Civil Rights, Employment Law and Criminal Law matters.

I have successfully represented employees in a wide variety of disputes, such as breach of contract, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and whistleblower cases. My clients have included highly compensated banking employees, lawyers, physicians, teachers and factory workers. Additionally, I prosecute class actions on behalf of large groups of employees with wage, hour, and other employment-related claims. I also represent individuals in investigatory and criminal defense matters.

I received my B.A. from...
Elan A. Ginzberg
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Elan A. Ginzberg
Garden City, NY Civil Rights Attorney
(516) 880-8170 1399 Franklin Ave
#200
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Hofstra University
Steven Fingerhut
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Steven Fingerhut
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 7 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#430
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...
Joshua Benjamin Pepper
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Joshua Benjamin Pepper
NEW YORK, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 20 years of experience
(212) 804-5768 30 Wall Street
8th floor
NEW YORK, NY 10005
Civil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
The Law Office of Joshua Pepper is a boutique litigation firm specializing in enforcing the civil rights of individuals. Joshua Pepper is a former Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Office of Mental Health, Associate Counsel to the State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, and Assistant Attorney General.

Mr. Pepper began his career with the prestigious law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. After seven years there, he became an Assistant Attorney General, where he represented state agencies in numerous high-profile policy cases, as well as numerous civil-rights and discrimination cases. From there...
Shawn R. Clark
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Shawn R. Clark
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 10 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#430
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
New York University School of Law
Peter Joel Schaffer
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Peter Joel Schaffer
BRONX, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(718) 585-4444 184 East 161st Street
BRONX, NY 10451
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
University of Denver
PETER J. SCHAFFER, BRONX NEW YORK CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY. AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE OF PERSONS ACCUSED OF CRIME. 33 YEARS TRIAL EXPERIENCE. Peter J. Schaffer practices exclusively in the areas of Criminal Defense, False Arrest and Police Brutality. All New York and Federal criminal cases skillfully handled. DWI defense provided both in Criminal Court and at the DMV. Mr. Schaffer handles matters ranging from pink summons issued for minor infractions to federal death penalty eligible crimes. Mr. Schaffer has conducted arraignments, bail arguments, hearings, grand jury proceedings, bench and jury trials in New York...
Kenneth A. Goldberg
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Kenneth A. Goldberg
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 29 years of experience
(212) 941-7845 488 Madison Avenue
Suite 1120
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Employment and Stockbroker Fraud
New York University
Having graduated with both an M.B.A. and a J.D. from New York University, Kenneth Goldberg understand the ways businesses work in relation to their employees. Goldberg has been practicing law since 1991, and is a member of a number of professional associations, including the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers' Association, and the American Bar Association. This extensive familiarity with labor laws and the cultures surrounding business makes Goldberg uniquely qualified to handle employment law cases.
Jonathan Weinberger
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Jonathan Weinberger
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 39 years of experience
(212) 949-1001 217 Broadway
#505
New York, NY 10007
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
David M. Schwartz
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David M. Schwartz
Garden City, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 28 years of experience
(516) 880-8170 1399 Franklin Ave
#200
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense, Employment and Health Care
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Jack Bryant Tuckner
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Jack Bryant Tuckner
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(212) 766-9100 477 Madison Avenue
Suite 530
New York, NY 10022
Free ConsultationCivil Rights
City University of New York - Queens College
Josef Nussbaum
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Josef Nussbaum
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 9 years of experience
(212) 688-5640 32 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10004
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment and Workers' Comp
McGill University, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Faculty of Law and The Free University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law
Josef Nussbaum has been an associate with Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP since 2011. He represents employees in employment litigation in federal and state court and before administrative agencies.

Josef handles wage and hour class and collective actions, retaliation and wrongful discharge claims, as well as employment discrimination and harassment claims.
Laurie Elene Morrison
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Laurie Elene Morrison
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(914) 340-0878 100 Church Street, Suite 801
New York, NY 10007
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Cornell University
We fight for employees who have been subjected to employment/workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, medical leave violations, failure to pay wages, failure to pay overtime, and wrongful terminations. We serve employees in New York City, New York State and in New Jersey. As an African American/Black woman, attorney Laurie E. Morrison has first-hand experience with discrimination, harassment and other unlawful workplace abuse, and she fights for each and every one of her clients.
Duncan Archie Peterson
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Duncan Archie Peterson
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(212) 240-9075 233 Broadway
#1800
New York, NY 10279
Free ConsultationCivil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Cameron Thompson
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Cameron Thompson
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 4 years of experience
61 Broadway Suite 2220
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Construction, Personal Injury and Products Liability
New York Law School
Jacob Z. Weinstein
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Jacob Z. Weinstein
new york, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 9 years of experience
(646) 450-3484 545 Fifth Avenue
Suite 840
new york, NY 10017
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and White Collar Crime
I an aggressive and driven trial lawyer focusing on criminal defense and civil rights. I love what I do and I am driven to maximize my efforts for my clients. Contact me for a dedicated and honest lawyer at 646-450-3484 or jzw@jzweinsteinlaw.com.
Andrew Joseph Spinnell
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Andrew Joseph Spinnell
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 38 years of experience
(212) 684-0317 295 Madison Avenue
12th floor
New York, NY 10017
Civil Rights, Business, Family and Landlord Tenant
I have 35 yrs of experience in Family law, landlord tenant law, personal injury, civil rights law, commercial litigation , and Surrogate’s Court litigation.
Our firm does high quality work at most reasonable rates with personal attention to each client.
Your case is special and we will treat as such.
Michael Lumer
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Michael Lumer
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 24 years of experience
(212) 566-5060 233 Broadway
Suite 900
New York, NY 10279
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals and Criminal Defense
Brooklyn Law School
For more than twenty-three years Michael Lumer has fought for victims of police and government misconduct. Michael graduated in 1995 from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Richardson Scholar, a recipient of the Edward Sparer Public Interest Fellowship, and an editor on the Brooklyn Law Review. Michael, who maintains the legal blog "Fourth and Fourteenth," and has written on criminal procedure law and the historical relationship between race and the death penalty in New York, began his legal career as a criminal defense and civil rights attorney, representing people who had been assaulted, falsely arrested, wrongly prosecuted, or otherwise...
Carissa Peebles
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Carissa Peebles
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 7 years of experience
(212) 977-7033 250 West 57th Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10107
Civil Rights, Construction and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
Carissa Peebles is a New York City personal injury attorney with The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. She has spent her legal career fighting on behalf of victims of construction injuries, premises accidents, and automobile accidents, as well as individuals who have experienced civil rights violations. Ms. Peebles graduated from the University of Kansas in 2007 and obtained her Juris Doctor with magna cum laude from Nova Southeastern University.
Peter Rigelhaupt
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Peter Rigelhaupt
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 33 years of experience
(212) 977-7033 250 West 57th Street
Suite 401
New York, NY 10107
Civil Rights, Appeals and Personal Injury
Albany Law School
Peter Rigelhaupt brought more than 20 years of litigation experience when he joined The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. in 2009. His areas of emphasis include personal injury, civil rights, and appellate cases. IN fact, he leads the firm’s appellate practice group. Skilled in both trial litigation and negotiations, Mr. Rigelhaupt is a valuable member of The Perecman Firm. His dedication got him recognized in the New York Metro Super Lawyers from 2013-2015.
Elissa Krell
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Elissa Krell
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(855) 566-2355 5 Pennsylvania Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
Elissa Krell graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2000 where she was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. She is admitted to practice in New York State as well as the U.S. District Court, for both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Her practice focuses on the representation of federal and public sector employees in all areas of employment discrimination such as sexual harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, race, sex, age, and disability.

Prior to working with The Bell Law Group, Ms. Krell worked as a Staff Attorney in the General Litigation Division of the New...
Kenneth Abeyratne
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Kenneth Abeyratne
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 3 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#430
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Erica L. Shnayder
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Erica L. Shnayder
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney
(212) 248-0120 45 Broadway
#430B
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
American University Washington College of Law
Jesse S. Weinstein
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Jesse S. Weinstein
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 5 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
#430
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and Employment
American University Washington College of Law
Joseph F. Kilada
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Joseph F. Kilada
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(844) 877-1529 5 Pennsylvania Plaza
23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals, Criminal Defense and Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Joseph Kilada began his career at one of the most prestigious public interest law firms in Manhattan handling complex legal issues and trials. Thereafter, he entered private practice starting a litigation law firm devoted to zealously serving the needs of his clients.

Joseph Kilada is admitted to practice in New York State and is also admitted to practice before various federal courts including the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2006, Mr. Kilada was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court where he had the pleasure of personally meeting several Supreme Court Justices including newly appointed, Chief Judge John...
Walker G. Harman Jr.
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Walker G. Harman Jr.
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(800) 961-3406 381 Park Ave S
#1220
New York, NY 10016
Civil Rights, Employment and Family
Fordham University School of Law
Walker G. Harman, Jr., graduated from the Fordham University School of Law with a J.D. in 1999. At Fordham Law School, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and the Criminal Defense Clinic and an editor of the Environmental Law Journal. He also served as President of the Fordham Student Sponsored Fellowship, where he was charged with the distribution of hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship funds to students to enable them to work with not-for-profit organizations, and co-chaired the LGBT Students Organization, where he worked directly with Fordham's Dean and other administrators to address diversity and...
Jesse C. Rose
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Jesse C. Rose
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 12 years of experience
(212) 248-7431 45 Broadway
Suite 430
New York, NY 10006
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Employment
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Ishan Dave
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Ishan Dave
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 5 years of experience
(212) 587-0760
Ext. 206
1 Pennsylvania Plaza
Suite 4905
New York, NY 10119
Civil Rights and Employment
University of California - Los Angeles
Ishan Dave obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Boston University where he graduated magna cum laude as a member of the honors program. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law where he was articles and publications editor for the Journal of Environmental Law and Policy and Chair of the Animal Law Society. Additionally, Ishan has worked for judges at the Southern District Court of New York and the Los Angeles Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as not-for-profit organizations and private firms in both Los Angeles and New York. Ishan was licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician in...
Angel Antonio Castro III
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Angel Antonio Castro III
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 4 years of experience
(888) 406-1975 300 East 95th Street
Suite 172
New York, NY 10128
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Appeals and Education
Hofstra University
Mr. Castro is a dedicated attorney with a strong team of professionals around him. Angel's law firm, A. A. Castro C.L.A.N. PLLC, has attorneys available to represent clients all over New York State with Offices in Manhattan and Syracuse, New York. Hablamos Espanol!

Mr. Castro's focus is on Education Law (Special Ed., General Ed. and Higher Ed.) including issues surrounding educational placement, related services, accommodations, discrimination, discipline/suspension/expulsion, personal injuries, and criminal cases related to education institutions.

Angel has also launched a new practice group solely focused on issues related to higher education (University, College, Professional Schools) including grade appeals, overturning dismissals from...
Katherine E. Smith
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Katherine E. Smith
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer
(347) 470-3707 233 Broadway
#900
New York, NY 10279
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal Defense and Personal Injury
New York Law School
Mr. Fausto Ernesto Zapata Jr.
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Mr. Fausto Ernesto Zapata Jr.
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(212) 766-9870 Broadway Chambers Building
277 Broadway, Suite 501
New York, NY 10007
Civil Rights and Employment
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
Fausto E. Zapata, Jr., has been driven to fight on behalf of workers for a long time. As a college student, he advocated on behalf of workers by acting as a Shop Steward at a Hospital. While studying at The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, he was a summer Associate at a prominent law firm specializing in union-side Labor and Employment law, and he also participated in the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Minority Outreach Program. After graduating from law school in 2002, he worked as an Assistant General Counsel with District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO,...
Lakshmi Gopal
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Lakshmi Gopal
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 1 year of experience
43 W. 43rd Street
Suite 226
New York, NY 10036
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation, Communications and International
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Passionate, in equal parts, about individual freedom and emerging technology, Lakshmi established her firm, Muciri Law PLLC in 2020 to offer focused, independent, and accessible representation on the side of people against harmful uses of technology.
Bradley L. Gerstman
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Bradley L. Gerstman
Garden City, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 27 years of experience
(516) 880-8170 1399 Franklin Ave
#200
Garden City, NY 11530
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment and Health Care
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Lucas Buzzard
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Lucas Buzzard
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...
Michael Fineman
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Michael Fineman
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(212) 233-4500 225 Broadway, Suite 3604
New York, NY 10007
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
St. John's University School of Law
The Law Office of Michael Fineman, Esq., is a Criminal Defense law firm that handles criminal cases in all the boroughs of New York City. Mr. Fineman represents clients who have been arrested and charged with a crime in both New York State and Federal District Courts. With over ten years of experience as both a former Brooklyn Prosecutor and a Criminal Defense Attorney, Mr. Fineman has the experience to make a difference in your case.
Thatcher A. Stone
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Thatcher A. Stone
New York, NY Civil Rights Attorney with 38 years of experience
(212) 332-2477 45 Rockefeller Center
Suite 2000
New York, NY 10111
Free ConsultationCivil Rights and International
University of Virginia
Thatcher is a highly experienced AV-rated commercial finance, aviation and structured finance lawyer, who has worked with airlines, power companies, manufacturers, banks and export credit agencies all over the world on documenting and litigating complicated financial transactions. In addition, his airline passenger rights practice is world famous since his victory in New York over Continental Airlines in 2005 establishing passenger rights under contract in denied boarding scenarios. Thatcher has extensive experience with export credit agencies, the rating agency process at national statistical rating agencies like Moody's and S& P, and just about every facet of the aviation industry. Currently Thatcher...
Scott M. Riemer
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Scott M. Riemer
New York, NY Civil Rights Lawyer with 37 years of experience
(212) 297-0700 60 E 42nd St
#1750
New York, NY 10165
Civil Rights, Appeals, Insurance Claims and Social Security Disability
University of Michigan Law School
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