New York

Employment Law


The labor and employment lawyers at Lichten & Bright, P.C. are committed to helping New York City employees –from blue collar workers to professionals and executives– stand up to their employers, whether that means trying to negotiate a fair deal, avoiding a potential dispute, or litigating legal claims at arbitration or in court.

If you think your legal rights have been violated by your employer, or you need legal or strategic advice from an experienced New York City employment lawyer, call us at (646) 588–4870 or submit an inquiry through our website and one of our attorneys will promptly contact you.

NYC Lawyer Stuart Lichten

Stuart Lichten

While the main focus of Stuart’s practice is in the areas of labor and employment law, Stuart also advises and represents political candidates in election law and campaign finance law matters…

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New York Employment Lawyer Daniel Bright

Daniel Bright

Dan advises and represents individual employees and labor unions in labor and employment law matters. He regularly helps employees negotiate employment contracts and severance…

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Employment Discrimination

Employment discrimination laws prohibit discrimination in hiring, firing, layoffs, promotions, or compensation on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, national origin or ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy or marital status. These laws also protect employees from harassment in the workplace — generally referred to as a “hostile work environment” — based on their membership in one of these protected classes.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Racial Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Pregnancy Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Religious Discrimination

Wage Claims

Lichten & Bright, P.C.’s employment lawyers represent employees who are owed money by their employers. Whether you have an overtime wage claim, a claim for minimum wage violations, a claim for unpaid commissions, or a tip stealing claim, we can explain your legal rights to you and, if you have a valid claim, help you recover the money you’re owed.

Wage Claims

Tip Pooling & Tip Stealing

Overtime Law & Minimum Wage Law

Serving New Yorkers

Lichten & Bright, P.C.’s experienced attorneys represent New Yorkers looking for professional advice regarding employment contracts and separation agreements, New York union members, and New Yorkers running for office.

Employment Contracts & Separation Agreements