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Alexander Zugaro


Understanding that it is stressful and difficult to find your job threatened because of factors unrelated to your performance, Alexander Zugaro, a litigator at Phillips & Associates, is dedicated to fighting for your rights.

Given his success, Mr. Zugaro was granted membership to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum after securing a $1,150,000 settlement involving allegations of sexual harassment against a C-Suite executive for a global Fortune 500 Company.

He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. If you believe you may have been discriminated against on the job, you should call Mr. Zugaro, along with the other knowledgeable New York City employment discrimination attorneys of Phillips & Associates to find out whether you have grounds to sue your employer.


Mr. Zugaro received his Juris Doctor from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains, New York. He graduated cum laude and received many honors and recognitions. He served as senior editor of Pace Law Review and was on the Dean’s list.

Prior to joining Phillips & Associates, Mr. Zugaro became an experienced and skillful trial lawyer while working as an Assistant District Attorney for the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office from 2015 – 2019. He tried numerous cases to verdict; he handled both jury and non-jury trials and prosecuted more than 350 cases from inception through grand jury presentation, motion practice, hearings, trial and disposition and presented felony cases to Grand Juries for indictment.

Thereafter, Mr. Zugaro served as an associate attorney with the insurance fraud practice group of a New York law firm. In this role, Mr. Zugaro investigated and prosecuted many medical providers on behalf of major global insurance companies.


Mr. Zugaro may be able to represent you in your discrimination, harassment or retaliation claim, whether it needs to be mediated or tried in federal and state courts. There are strict time limits for filing a charge under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Moreover, there are a number of prerequisites to filing suit, including filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) first. It is crucial to consult Mr. Zugaro once you become aware you have a claim.

The New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law protect your right to work in a place that is free from discrimination. Mr. Zugaro may be able to advise and counsel you about whether you have a viable claim for damages.


Mr. Zugaro or one of our other New York City employment lawyers at Phillips & Associates may be able to represent you if you’ve faced job discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. He represents clients in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County, among other places. Complete our online form or contact us at (212) 248-7431 if you believe you may have a claim. Our firm represents clients on a contingency fee basis and provide free consultations.