Phillips & Associates is committed to leveling the playing field for workers across the state of New York. If you believe you have a case, do not hesitate to contact our respected team of experienced labor and employment lawyers.

Discrimination & Harassment Lawyers in New York City

Sexual Harassment and Workplace Discrimination Attorneys

Discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace can cause extreme stress, detrimentally affect your job performance, and create a hostile, intimidating work environment. The law firm of Phillips & Associates is a recognized leader in the field of workplace harassment and discrimination. Our employment discrimination attorneys are quite adept with the experience and financial backing to handle various High Profile Harassment Cases. We handle all types of sexual assault, labor law, and discrimination cases, recovering millions of dollars for our clients. 

We are honored to be one of the largest, leading employment law firms in the New York Metropolitan tristate area. Our office's service encompasses:

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Fighting Discrimination One Case At a Time

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Workplace Discrimination is Illegal

Federal, state, and New York City laws forbid workplace discrimination on the basis of protected categories. Discrimination in the workplace occurs when employees are unfairly treated or harassed in matters concerning hiring, promotions, compensation, layoffs, or forced retirement. Discrimination can also lead to wrongful termination and a hostile work environment. If you believe you have a claim for workplace discrimination, please contact our office today for a free initial consultation.

Successful Results

More than $150 Million Recovered for Past Clients
  • $1.4 Million

    Bryan Arce was part of the trial team that won a $1.4 million-dollar verdict in a religious and sexual orientation discrimination case brought by a Chef, which was the highest employment law verdict in 2012.

  • $2.2 Million

    Greg Kirschenbaum was part of the trial team that won a $2.2 million verdict in a race discrimination and retaliation case in 2015. Rosas v. Balter Sales, et al.

  • $280 Thousand

    In a race discrimination case, a federal jury in New York found that use of the N-word in the workplace is never acceptable, even when used between black coworkers.

What Our Clients Say:

    "He covered every angle and was able to help me with my dispute. I would recommend Jesse Weinstein and Phillips and Associates in the future to anyone."

    - Margaret

    "Being in the restaurant industry for more than 30 years I can say that this law firm is the number one choice for workers in the restaurant business that need to sue their company for wrongful termination."

    - Massimo

    "He was extremely patient and understanding throughout the process and remained professional and consistent even when I could not. I really felt like he had my back and I didn't have to worry."

    - Karen

Why Choose Phillips & Associates?

  • Financial Backing - No Fees Paid Unless We Win
  • One of the Largest Plaintiff Law Firms Representing Employees
  • We Win - Over $150 Million in Client Settlements & Verdicts
  • The go-to Law Firm for High Profile Discrimination and Harassment Cases
  • A Legal Team Driven to Leveling the Playing Field Against Your Employer
  • Recognized As The Best of the Best in Employment Law

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal, whether it be opposite-sex or same-sex harassment. Sexual harassment creates a hostile and intimidating work environment, and has an adverse effect on your work. If you believe you have been the victim of sexual harassment in the workplace, the law firm of Phillips & Associates can advise you regarding your legal options and make sure your rights are protected. We handle all of these types of sexual harassment in the workplace including:

Sexual harassment doesn’t always happen in the workplace. If you have experienced workplace discrimination or sexual harassment, contact us as soon as possible because there is a time limit to file a work-related claim. The employment discrimination attorneys at Phillips & Associates are dedicated to protecting the rights of employees and making sure that justice is served. With every case we handle, there is absolutely no fee unless we recover compensation. Read our Sexual Harassment FAQs.

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Our Lawyers Fight for Your Rights in the Workplace

Phillips & Associates is one of the foremost firms in the area of workplace law representing employees. Our firm is made up of experienced attorneys and legal staff who are highly knowledgeable about employment and discrimination law. We understand that being a victim of workplace discrimination is a very difficult and stressful experience that can severely impact your career and personal life. Our employment discrimination lawyers will guide you through the complex legal process of filing a claim and are committed to helping you achieve justice as well as a sense of closure. Learn about our latest cases in the news to find out how our firm can help protect your rights in the workplace.

Don't Be a Victim of Workplace Discrimination

If you require legal assistance with a workplace-related claim, contact the law firm of Phillips & Associates for a free initial consultation with an experienced New York-based workplace discrimination attorney. You can reach us by calling (866) 317-2805 or filling our online Contact form. We look forward to assisting you.

Representation for New Jersey Workers

In addition to serving working employees and job applicants in New York City, Phillips & Associates brings many claims on behalf of workers in New Jersey communities such as Passaic, Bergen, Morris, Essex, Union, Hudson, Somerset, Middlesex, Monmouth, Mercer, Burlington, and Camden counties. Residents of New Jersey have strong protections against discrimination that extend beyond the rights provided under federal law. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) covers many types of protected characteristics and a broad range of employers. Our employment lawyers can help you bring a claim based on sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and many other forms of misconduct in the workplace. We also can represent you in proceedings before the EEOC.


In New York we are conveniently located in the Financial District in downtown Manhattan. We are one block from the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. Take the 2 or the 3, the 4 or the 5 subway train to Wall Street. Walk one block to 45 Broadway. Our address is below. Please call to make an appointment in any other location.


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