Employment Law & Business Litigation Attorney in New York
Other Offices: Englewood Cliffs (NJ)
Law Firm OverviewLaw Offices of David S. Rich, LLC is an employment law firm, helping protect the rights of employees throughout the states of New York and New Jersey. The firm’s founding attorney, David S. Rich, has nearly 20 years of experience as an attorney and litigator and is well-versed in the various intricacies of employment law and dispute resolution and has handled several ‘high profile’ cases, largely pertaining to the financial sector. His dedication to providing his clients with high quality service and effective solutions has earned him the highest rating from leading peer review agencies.
Mr. Rich has handled a broad range of employment law issues such as workplace discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination. He has also handled cases involving the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which serves as an arbitrator for employment disputes in Wall Street firms. A significant portion of such arbitrations involve whistleblowers reporting violations of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules. Mr. Rich has handled several of these cases, both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney.
At Law Offices of David S. Rich, clients can rest assured that their attorney will take their case seriously and work tirelessly to protect their rights and recover their compensation. In addition to his work as an employment rights lawyer, Mr. Rich also handles cases involving general civil and commercial litigation such as breaches of contract and other types of dispute resolution. If you have been treated unfairly or wrongfully terminated from your place of employment, David S. Rich is here to help you get the justice you deserve.
Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC's practice areas include the following:
- Civil and Commercial Litigation
We represent clients in civil and commercial matters, including breach of contract actions, business torts cases, bankruptcy and adversary proceedings, civil racketeering actions, oppressed minority shareholder disputes, product liability litigation, franchisor-franchisee litigation, qui tam actions, divorce actions and post-divorce judgment proceedings. At the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC, we have substantial experience litigating claims on behalf of entities and individuals.
- Labor and Employment Law
We defend employers and represent other clients in labor, employment, and employee benefits matters, including, for example, breach of employment contract actions, wage-and-hour lawsuits, employment discrimination cases, retaliatory discharge actions, sexual harassment cases, unfair labor practice proceedings, actions for breach of non-competition or non-solicitation agreements, ERISA actions to recover pension or health benefits, and employee benefit funds' actions to recover withdrawal liability payments and delinquent ERISA contributions.
* Labor and Employment Litigation
In labor and employment litigation in federal courts situated in New York and in the New York state courts, some of the federal, state, and city laws which companies frequently are accused of violating are as follows. At the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC, we have substantial experience litigating, on behalf of employers and individuals, many of these claims and many others. If your company needs a law firm to defend it in labor and employment litigation, the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC can help.
* Employment Compliance and Consulting
Through our employment compliance and consulting practice, the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC helps employers create, maintain, and fairly enforce good policies and procedures. Further, the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC trains businesses’ managers and supervisors on their legal obligations under employment laws. These preventative measures are businesses’ best defense against employment-related lawsuits.
* Business Contracts and Agreements
By carefully preparing business contracts and agreements, the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC helps employers and companies operate profitably, protect their interests, and limit potential liability. The Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC writes, negotiates, and compels performance of contracts which increase a company’s leverage in any scenario. The contracts and agreements which we draw up for employers and businesses include: Employment Contracts; Business Contracts; Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Contracts.
- Unpaid Bonuses Litigation
You may have causes of action against your employer for failing to pay you a bonus. Under New York law, a terminated employee may pursue, among other claims, causes of action for breach of express and implied contract, quantum meruit, and violation of Article 6 of the New York Labor Law against his or her employer for failing to compensate the employee for bonuses owed to him or her, even where no agreement to pay bonuses is set forth in writing.
- FINRA Arbitration
Arbitration panels of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) decide the vast majority of Wall Street employment-related disputes. At the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC, we have substantial experience representing employees in the securities industry in employment-related arbitration proceedings against brokerage firms before FINRA.
- Securities Litigation and Arbitration
Mr. Rich has represented clients in, among other securities matters, securities fraud cases, breach of fiduciary duty actions, actions for breach of investment management contracts, and arbitration proceedings to recover unpaid bonuses.
At the Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC, we have substantial experience representing clients on appeal in, among other matters, an adversary proceeding in a bankruptcy case; divorce actions; a discriminatory discharge, retaliatory discharge, and sexual harassment action; an ERISA action to recover health benefits; and a special proceeding challenging a government agency's action.
Mr. David S. Rich
Civil Litigation, Employment, Labor, Securities
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