Our Practice

Phillips & Associates is a workplace discrimination law firm serving the New York City and Tri-State area. Our firm has successfully represented numerous clients who have been sexually harassed or discriminated against because of their race, national origin, gender, religion, disability and other protected traits. At Phillips & Associates, we don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach – we always strive to provide quality, compassionate, and personalized representation for each and every one of our clients. Our firm makes every effort to obtain the maximum level of compensation for each client we serve.

At Phillips & Associates, we handle a variety of workplace discrimination matters, including Sexual Harassment and Pregnancy Discrimination. New York City laws prohibit discrimination in the workplace based on all of the following characteristics:

Sexual harassment by a person of the same or opposite sex is also prohibited by law. Workplace discrimination encompasses all aspects of employment, including hiring, firing, wages, assignments, promotions, and layoffs. Call today for a free consultation (212) 248-7431 or fill out and submit our online Contact Us form.


Many people are afraid to complain of discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace. Your employer is legally prohibited from retaliating against you because of a complaint you made regarding discrimination or sexual harassment. The law firm of Phillips & Associates also handles claims involving failure to pay overtime , retaliation for complaints of discrimination or harassment, violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), EEOC representation and mediation, severance agreements, and more.


The attorneys and staff at Phillips & Associates are seasoned legal professionals who are well-versed in employment and discrimination law. In all our cases, we strive to obtain a favorable settlement to save the time and expense of trial. But when necessary, our firm is willing and equipped to take your case to trial and vigorously defend your rights in court.


At Phillips & Associates, we understand that being the victim of discrimination or sexual harassment in the workplace is a very difficult experience. Workplace discrimination or sexual harassment can undermine your job performance and personal life, as well as damage your sense of well-being and dignity. Our firm is dedicated to helping our clients achieve the justice they deserve and restore a sense of control over their lives. If you are being treated unfairly based on a protected trait or experiencing sexual harassment, there are legal recourses available to you. However, the statute of limitations to bring job-related claims is brief, so it is in your best interests to consult an attorney as soon as possible.

Browse our recent cases in the news to find out more about how Phillips & Associates can help you defend your rights on the job. We handle cases on a contingent fee basis, which means that we charge absolutely no attorney’s fees unless we get compensation for you. Contact our office for a free initial consultation today.


To schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York workplace discrimination attorney, contact the law office of Phillips & Associates by calling (212) 248-7431 or fill out and submit our online Contact Us form. We look forward to providing you with the highest quality legal representation.

45 Broadway, Suite 620,
New York NY, 10006
Tel: 212-248-7431
Fax: 212-901-2107
Trial in Federal CourtMarjorie Mesidor, an Employment Discrimination Attorney, with Phillips & Associates addresses the jury during the Johnson v STRIVE East Harlem trial in Federal Court. Also shown, attorney Daphney Guillaume, with Phillips & Associates. 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.
Trial in Federal CourtAn Employment Discrimination Attorney with Phillips & Associates cross examines defendant Rob Carmona during the Johnson v STRIVE East Harlem trial in Federal Court. The jury added $30,000 in punitive damages to go with a $250,000 compensatory damages award against STRIVE East Harlem and founder Rob Carmona.