Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC

Employment Lawyer in New York

Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC

708 3rd Avenue
Sixth Floor, Suite #64

New York - Manhattan, NY 10017

Phone(212) 209-3972
Fax (212) 209-7100

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Other Offices: Englewood Cliffs, NJ  

Law Firm Overview

The Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC is a New York and New Jersey litigation, arbitration, and appellate law firm handling civil, commercial, employment, and securities matters. Our practice areas encompass commercial and business litigation and arbitration, labor and employment laws, FINRA matters, securities and fraud issues, contracts, and appeals.

For nearly 20 years, the firm has been providing personal attention in a wide range of legal matters to clients. Attorney David Rich has been the advocate of local institutions, nationwide companies, and individuals. He provides high quality legal advice and effective litigation in Federal and State Courts in New York and New Jersey

Mr. Rich’s vast experience gives him the knowledge to resolve businesses' problems. Our firm is actively involved with the areas in which we practice and highly regarded by our peers. We are committed to excellence in working to meet our clients’ needs and achieve the best possible outcomes for a variety of legal matters.

Languages: English

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Breach of Contract; Business Torts; Adversary Proceedings; Civil Racketeering; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing; Interference With Prospective Advantage; Negligent Misrepresentation; Quantum Meruit; Unjust Enrichment; Breach of Employment Contract; Wage-and-Hour Lawsuits; Retaliatory Discharge Actions; Breach of Non-Competition or Non-Solicitation Agreements; Labor and Employment Litigation; Wage and Hour Litigation; Employment Compliance and Consulting; Theft by Employees; Interpersonal Conflicts; Workplace Violence; Wage and Hour Compliance; Unpaid Bonuses Litigation; FINRA Arbitration.

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.


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Civil Litigation, Employment, Labor, Securities


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More Information on Law Offices of David S. Rich, LLC

Labor and Employment
Unpaid Bonuses Litigation
Wrongful Termination Law
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Labor and Employment Litigation
Business Contracts and Agreements
Wage nd Hour, and Overtime Litigation
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 NYC Enacts Statute Aimed at Halting Sexual Harassment at Work

New York City has enacted new legislation intended to prevent and punish sexual harassment in the workplace.

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 NYC Creates Claim Against Employers for Avoiding Cooperative Dialogues with Disabled Workers

A new law creates an independent cause of action against employers in New York City for avoiding cooperative dialogues with disabled employees or other eligible employees. (#CooperativeDialogue; #Disability; #InteractiveProcess; #ReasonableAccommodation)

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 New York’s Highest Court Expands Availability of Punitive Damages under the New York City Human Rights Law

New York City Wrongful Termination Attorney David S. Rich explains that New York's court of last resort recently lowered the standard for obtaining punitive damages under the New York City Human Rights Law.

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 What Are the Elements of Interference with Contract in New York?

A cause of action for interference with contract in New York may result in monetary damages.

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 New York State Issues Paid Family Leave Regulations Broadly Construing Circumstances Qualifying for Leave

In 2016, New York State enacted a bill, N.Y. State Senate Bill No. 3004-A, N.Y. State Assembly Bill No. A. 3870A (the “paid family leave law”).

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 FINRA Doesn't Punish Associate in New York Who Falsely Told Her Brokerage Firm that She Had Securities License

New York City FINRA Disciplinary Actions Attorney David S. Rich recently persuaded FINRA not to punish a registered representative in New York who committed a very serious violation of securities rules.

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 New York City Curtails Retail Businesses' and Fast Food Chains' Discretion in Scheduling Workers' Shifts

New laws in New York City substantially limit retail employers' and fast food establishments' discretion in scheduling work shifts for their employees.

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 Are My Business’s Employees Exempt from the Minimum Wage in New York?

The New York State Minimum Wage Act, N.Y. Labor Law § 650 et seq., requires that employees in New York be paid at least the New York minimum wage — presently $9.70 per hour to $11.00 per hour, depending on the county and the size of the employer — for all hours worked.

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 NYC Mayor Signs New Law Barring Employers from Asking Job Applicants about Salary History

The new law’s rationale is that, on average, women are paid less than men for the same work, and that relying on salary histories in determining compensation perpetuates this gender wage gap. That is, the new law’s stated purpose is to reduce the likelihood that women will be prejudiced by their salaries at previous jobs, and to help break the cycle of gender pay inequity.

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 How Should My Company in New York Address a Worker’s Complaint of Hostile Work Environment Harassment?

In New York, hostile work environment harassment involves conduct so objectively offensive as to alter the conditions of the victim’s environment, which is subjectively perceived as hostile or intimidating.

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 New York State Increases Minimum Salary For Executive And Administrative Exemptions From Overtime Pay

New York State recently raised the minimum salary level for certain white collar exemptions from overtime pay laws.

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 Over the Next Three to Six Years, New York Increases the Minimum Wage to $15.00 Per Hour

New York recently enacted a law which, by 2018, raises New York's hourly minimum wage from $9.00 to $15.00.

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 Mayor de Blasio Signs New Laws Enhancing The New York City Human Rights Law

New York City recently enacted new laws strengthening the New York City Human Rights Law.

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 What Are the Elements of a New York Whistleblower Law Claim?

The elements of a cause of action under the New York Whistleblower Law.

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