Labor & Employment Attorneys Of Derek T. Smith Law Group represents New York, New Jersey & Philadelphia Employees in all areas of Employment & Civil Law Cases.

Skilled team of dedicated attorneys handling discrimination and sexual harassment cases

The Labor & Employment Law attorneys at the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC represent clients in workplace discrimination cases, including those based on gender, pregnancy, as well as sexual harassment. We also represent victims of discrimination based on age, race and ethnicity. We are located in New York City and represent clients across New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia.

Sexual harassment and discrimination attorneys in New York, New Jersey & Philadelphia

At Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC, our lawyers are experienced at determining if you have a legitimate complaint that warrants filing a claim or lawsuit. Your attorney can apply Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and anti-discrimination laws to your defense. There are a multitude of New York City, New Jersey and Pennsylvania State laws protecting your right to a fair workplace.

Our New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia sexual harassment attorneys understand how offensive and humiliating unwanted sexual advances are in the workplace. We mediate sexual harassment disputes as well as litigate claims in court or through EEOC hearings.

Beside our team of attorneys are a staff of top-notch legal professionals who are ready to be invested in your employment law or sexual harassment case:

Derek T. Smith, Partner

Founding partner of the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC, Employment Law attorney Derek T. Smith received his law degree at Penn State Dickinson School of Law and studied at the Université de Droit, d’Économie, et des Sciences d’Aix-Marseille in Aix-en-Provence, France. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan. Currently, he practices at the Derek T. Smith Law Offices in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Derek is proud to have obtained several multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of employees like you, who have been discriminated, tormented, and humiliated at work. Attorney Smith and his firm have obtained a $2.5 Million verdict on behalf of a woman sexual harassed by a restaurant owner. He also obtained a $1.6 Million verdict on behalf of a woman who was subject to a hostile work environment while working as a chef. He believes in becoming emotionally invested in every one of his clients, and it shows in his results.

Bryan S. Arce, Partner

Admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, Employment Law attorney Bryan Arce obtained his Juris Doctor at Brooklyn Law School. Attorney Arce brings a unique perspective to New York City, New Jersey and Philadelphia employment law cases, as he uses his vast experience working in the restaurant industry to see cases from both the employer’s and employee’s viewpoint.

Olivia Uzan, Attorney

Bilingual in French and English, Olivia Uzan was educated at the University of Paris 2. She uses her international experience to help clients with French and American employment law cases. Specifically, she represents American employees working in France. Ms. Uzan is passionate about her employment law cases — and passionate about achieving superior results for her clients in court.

Andrew S. Alitowski, Attorney

Experienced in both state and federal courts, Employment Law attorney Andrew Alitowski received his law degree at Nova Southeastern Law School. He has handled employment law cases throughout the country, including in Kentucky and New York. Ms. Alitowski is willing to go to any lengths to help his clients successfully resolve cases, and accommodate their needs during a difficult time.

W. Gordon Kaupp, Attorney

Employment Law attorney W. Gordon Kaupp studied Anthropology at Skidmore College before receiving his law degree at the New York School of Law at Queens College. Ms. Kaupp represents plaintiffs in employment law matters, including wage and hour disputes, retaliation, and discrimination cases. With his extensive trial experience, Mr. Kaupp isn’t afraid to take a case to a jury when necessary.

Thomas A. Kocian, Attorney

David Detoffol, Attorney

With his background as a New York State professional engineer, Employment Law attorney David Detoffol uses his specialized knowledge of industries and technology to gain the upper hand in employment law cases. In addition to handling discrimination and sexual harassment claims, Mr. Detoffol also practices business law and civil litigation.

John C. Luke, Jr., Attorney

Employment law attorney John C. Luke, Jr. brings impressive experience and successful results to the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC. After earning his undergraduate degree in Political Science at Temple University, attorney Luke obtained his law degree from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C.

Paul Liggieri, Attorney

Paul Liggieri is an Associate with the Derek T. Smith Law Group where he focuses on New York Employment Discrimination and also handles NY Civil Rights cases. A graduate of Binghamton University and  Hofstra Law School, Attorney Liggieri served as an intern with the Nassau County Attorney’s General Litigation Bureau and as an extern with the District Attorney’s Office. Attorney Liggieri brings a well-rounded skill set with him to the Derek T. Smith Law Group.

Caroline Hope Miller, Attorney

Caroline Hope Miller is an Associate with the Derek T. Smith Law Group where she focuses on Philadelphia Employment law cases including employment discrimination and sexual harassment. Attorney Miller obtained her Juris Doctor at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, PA.

Zack Holzberg, Attorney

Zack Holzberg is an Associate with the Derek T. Smith Law Group where he focuses on New York Employment Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Civil Rights cases. Attorney Holzberg obtained his Juris Doctor (cum laude) at Pace Law School in White Plains, New York.

Consult with our New York City, New Jersey or Philadelphia Employment lawyers today

Employment Lawyers Representing Employees Exclusively. In keeping with our goal of reaching the best possible resolution for our clients, a highly skilled Philadelphia, New Jersey or New York City discrimination / sexual harassment lawyer at Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC will personally manage your discrimination or sexual harassment case. If you need the help of a New York, New Jersey or Philadelphia Employment lawyer, please contact Derek T. Smith, Esq. at the employment law firm of Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC by calling our toll-free number 877-469-5297 today.


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