Yale Pollack is the Long Island, New York Managing Attorney of the Derek Smith Law Group. Yale graduated from Colgate University in 2001 with a B.A. in History, before attending Touro Law Center. While at Touro Law Center, he served on Law Review and graduated magna cum laude.

After graduating from law school, Yale worked for two prominent law firms on Long Island, where he developed his passion for employment law. At these firms, he gained extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, working closely with clients to develop unique strategies to obtain their desired results. Yale has a knack for thinking outside of the box, allowing his clients a fresh perspective of the facts of their case and how Yale will be able to help them even when they feel their situation is helpless.

Yale’s clients remain intimately involved in the legal process, as they know that he is concentrated on their best interests and works to be their personal hero throughout the legal process. Yale has seen employees face the most terrifying circumstances and has been there to not only fight fiercely for their rights but have their back as they learn the process and begin to stand up for themselves. He has won millions of dollars for his clients and he believes in life and in the law that helping people learn how to stand up for themselves is the most rewarding part of his job and he takes pride in helping people stand up to injustice.

Interesting facts about Yale:
Yale is a very involved father with both of his boys. He enjoys coaching their various athletic activities, including baseball and football, and spending as much time as possible with them. In his free time, he loves to golf and is an avid golfer.


American Bar Association New York State Bar Association Nassau County Bar Association


State Court(s): New York, New Jersey
Federal District Court(s): Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, District Court of New Jersey
Second Circuit Court of Appeals


College: Colgate University, Bachelor of Arts, History
Law School: Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude



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