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Zachary Randall


Zachary G. Randall is a dedicated New York City employment law attorney with Phillips & Associates. He understands the difficulties you may face if your job has been thrown into a precarious state by an employer’s discriminatory, harassing or retaliatory conduct. He works hard for clients harmed by discrimination based on race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, and other traits. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and all Federal Courts of New York State.

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Mr. Randall graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He made the Dean’s list in 2015 and 2016. He was president of Geneseo Crew Club and served as a Resident Assistant. He was also an Emergency Medical Technician for Geneseo First Response and an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Randall graduated cum laude from Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University with a Juris Doctor Degree, and an Environmental Law Certificate. He served as research and writing editor for Pace Environmental Law Review. He made the Dean’s List all semesters and received a Pace Law School Merit Scholarship. He participated in the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic as a Student Board Member and served as treasurer of the Environmental Law Society. He was the Resident Director at the Office of Student Services and Residential Life. He also competed in the WVU National Energy Sustainability Moot Court Competition and interned with the Office of Regional Counsel at the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

After law school, Mr. Randall worked as a Pro Bono Scholar with the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, a job in which he conducted legal research and attended eviction proceedings. Next, he worked as a staff attorney with Nassau Suffolk Law Services, Mental Health Law Project; in that capacity, he assisted indigent clients with housing, social security, and public benefits law matters.

Before joining Phillips & Associates, he worked as an associate attorney at other law firms. He handled all aspects of various personal injury, workers’ compensation, and construction litigation, including cross-examinations, negotiations of settlements, and drafted appeals

Employment Discrimination

As a worker, you have a wide range of protections on the job, but your employer may not recognize them. Among other things, you’re entitled to work in a place free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on protected characteristics such as your race or sex.

Statutes that protect you that are recognized as strong anti-discrimination laws across the country include the New York State Human Rights Law and the New York City Human Rights Law. There are several federal anti-discrimination laws, most of which are enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). When you have a complaint of discrimination under one of the federal laws, Mr. Randall and our other attorneys will need to file a charge with the EEOC, which will investigate and perhaps, mediate the claim. Only after they’ve had this opportunity will they send you a Notice of Right to Sue.

Damages Mr. Randall may be able to recover on your behalf if our legal team is successful in your lawsuit include compensation for losses such as emotional distress, back pay, front pay, and out-of-pocket expenses. In some cases, it may be appropriate to seek your reinstatement in a position. When your employer’s misconduct has been egregious, we may be able to request punitive damages, which are damages intended to punish and deter.

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Mr. Randall and the other experienced New York City employment lawyers of Phillips & Associates are able to mount the best possible fight for damages in your case. Our New York City firm represents workers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County, among other places. Complete our online form or call us at (212) 248-7431 if you believe you may have a claim. We represent clients on a contingency fee basis and provide free consultations.