Employment & Sexual Harassment Attorneys New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia & Miami | Free Consultation | No Fee Unless We Recover
Employment Attorneys fighting sexual harassment & employment discrimination | Employment Lawyers serving employees in NY-NJ-PA-FL
When you have been the victim of unfair practices at work, you may not know where to turn. No matter if your place of employment is in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, or Miami it was supposed to be a safe work environment – but now your employee rights have been violated. People might say that you cannot afford to hire an employment attorney, but you can because at the Derek Smith Law Group, you do not pay unless and until we are able to recover of your behalf.
You might fear retaliation or embarrassment from your employer, but you are not alone. The New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami employment law attorneys at the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC, want you to know that you’re not alone. Our law firm of experienced labor & employment law attorneys are here to help. With offices in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami our labor, employment discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination and sexual harassment Lawyers are here to assist.
Sexual Harassment Attorneys Protecting Your Rights As An Employee | Sexual Harassment Lawyer Serving Employees in NY-NJ-PA-FL
The employment law Attorneys at the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC focus on employment discrimination and sexual harassment law in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida. Most of our employment law legal cases involve claims and lawsuits that seek damages for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, workplace discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Family and Medical Leave Act claims, Workplace Retaliation, Wage and Hour violations and hostile work environments. Our employment law attorneys not only have a wealth of knowledge regarding New York City, New York City, Philadelphia, and Miami city laws, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida state law, and federal laws, we become emotionally invested in every single client who walks through our door. Our dedication shows in our results.
After you lose your job, the last thing you should have to worry about is how to pay for your employment or sexual harassment lawyer. Our New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Miami employment law attorneys are so confident in their abilities that for most employment discrimination and sexual harassment cases, there is absolutely no legal fee unless we recover compensation on your behalf. If we accept your New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida discrimination or Sexual Harassment case on such a contingency basis, it is because we believe in you and your case. The initial consultation with one of our experienced employment law attorneys in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami is always free.
Our founding partner, Derek T. Smith, is rated by Newsweek as a top discrimination and sexual harassment law attorney as well as a Top Rated Lawyer by SuperLawyers, a distinction given only to the top 5% of attorneys in the nation. Sexual harassment and discrimination attorney, Derek Smith, is also recognized for obtaining one of the largest emotional distress verdicts ever to be sustained on appeal. As examples, Derek Smith personally obtained a $4,000,000 verdict against the country’s largest hospital system on behalf of a nurse who suffered discrimination and harassment by her employers. Derek Smith also obtained a $2,200,000 verdict on behalf of a victim of racial discrimination and a $1,600,000 verdict on behalf of a chef of a well-known restaurant who was discriminated against and harassed because of her sexual orientation. The Derek Smith Law Group also handled a sexual harassment case where the jury awarded $2,500,000.
Employment Discrimination Attorneys in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia & Miami
Our employment attorneys, with offices in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami, take discrimination and employment violations personally. The employment discrimination attorneys of the Derek Smith Law Group, PLLC are most often able to resolve employment discrimination disputes through mediation and negotiation, and if necessary litigation. Moreover, because we are a multi-state employment law firm, we are able to assist you anywhere we need to, whether that is in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida state court, U.S. federal court, or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”).
If you were or are being discriminated against on the job due to gender discrimination, age discrimination, national origin discrimination, race discrimination, religious discrimination, sexual orientation discrimination, disability discrimination, pregnancy discrimination or discrimination because of your weight, our New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami employment discrimination attorneys with a proven track record of settlement and jury trial success, will help you recover full and fair compensation for your employment discrimination or sexual harassment suit. This area of employment law can be complex and daunting. A skilled and dedicated New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, or Miami employment law attorney with hundreds of employment discrimination case wins to his credit is a powerful asset that will help you win your New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, or Miami workplace discrimination case.
Sexual Harassment Laws: Know Your Rights As An Employee
Each and every person in the workplace deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. When boundaries are crossed, when you are violated ¬– it’s time to fight back. There are a multitude of laws on the books protecting New York City workers and employees throughout the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida. With the law on your side, you can recover full and fair compensation for lost wages, emotional distress, and more.
Learn more about employment and sexual harassment from our seasoned New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Miami attorneys.
We handle all types of sexual harassment in the workplace:
• Types of Sexual Harassment – from coercion to forced physical contact, sexual harassment comes in many forms. Joking, sexual comments, gift-giving, unlawful touching, requesting sexual favors and bribery are all forms of sexual harassment and may be illegal.
• Criminal sexual conduct – sexual harassment can be illegal in both civil and criminal courts.
• Sexual Orientation Harassment – you cannot be harassed or discriminated against for being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
• Female-on-male and same-sex harassment – sexual harassment is not just a man harassing a woman. Both the victim and the harasser can be male or female.
• Co-worker or Supervisor Sexual Harassment – you can be abused by colleagues, peers or your boss.