Fighting TO END Harassment & Discrimination

With over $150 million in successful settlements and verdicts, Phillips & Associates has a proven track record of winning sexual harassment and discrimination cases across the nation.

NY Employment Law Attorneys

Fighting for the Rights of Employees in New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida

Discrimination and harassment in the workplace are known to 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 harassment and discrimination. Our New York City employment lawyers are adept with the experience  to handle many cases including High Profile Harassment Cases. We handle all types of sexual assault, labor law, and discrimination cases, recovering millions of dollars for our clients with the use of state & federal law. 

Phillips & Associates is 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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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.

Discrimination Lawyer Success

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

  • $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.

  • $1.8 Million

    Jesse S. Weinstein and Gregory W. Kirschenbaum successfully obtained a $1,800,000 unanimous jury verdict in the Southern District of New York on behalf of Plaintiff, John Pardovani. The verdict consisted of $800,000 in compensatory damages and $1,000,000 in punitive damages.

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

Harassment in the Workplace

Harassment in the workplace is illegal, whether it be opposite-sex or same-sex sexual harassment, race harassment, pregnancy discrimination, etc. 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 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 harassment in the workplace including:

Harassment, such as aggravated harassment, or sexual harassment, don’t always happen directly inside the workplace. If you have experienced workplace discrimination or 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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Recent News & Resources

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    • Sexual Harassment,  
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  • NYC Bans Employment Contract Clauses That Shorten the Time to Pursue a Sexual Harassment or Discrimination Claim
    • Sexual Harassment,  
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  • Sexual Harassment by a Coworker or an Outside Individual: What the Law Says a Victim's Employer Must Do About It
    • Sexual Harassment
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  • The Importance of a Very Strong ‘Comparator’ in Your New York Discrimination Case
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    • Gender Discrimination,  
    • Same-Sex Sexual Harassment
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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) 229-9441 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 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, 3, 4, or 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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