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Jeffrey T. Rosenberg
Jeffrey T. Rosenberg is an experienced New York employment discrimination attorney with Phillips & Associates.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Rosenberg's practice has focused on representing workers in employment litigation matters.
cases include discrimination claims based on race, gender, age, pregnancy, national origin, religion, disability, and sexual orientation.
has also successfully represented clients in wage and hour claims, and worked on unlawful whistleblower retaliation cases.
is dedicated to fighting for the rights of employees, and understands that suing one's employer is a highly stressful process.
A strong and clear communicator, he
works closely with his
clients, helping them understand the strategy and steps necessary to pursue their cases and gathering important factual details from them regarding their claims.
skill and knowledge allow him to draft successful pleadings and provide effective representation through all phases of litigation.
Mr. Rosenberg is a graduate of The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (B.A., 2002) and Touro Law School (J.D., 2006).
In law school he was awarded a Merit Scholarship and the CALI Award for Best Oral Advocate.
Prior to joining Phillips & Associates, Mr. Rosenberg began his legal career representing employees as a litigator at a New York law firm.
In addition to handling discrimination cases, Mr. Rosenberg
also worked on whistleblower retaliation actions involving financial fraud as well as health and safety violations against both municipalities and private entities.
He gained valuable experience in employment litigation and brings what he learned to bear on his current cases.
During this period, Mr. Rosenberg
also maintained his
own practice, providing legal advice and counseling to small businesses on employment law matters.
In this role, he
assisted employers with employment agreements, classification of exempt/nonexempt employees, protection of trade secrets, anti-discrimination policies, grievance procedures, employee performance issues, progressive disciplinary policies, wage and hour issues, time and leave issues, and workplace safety issues.
Mr. Rosenberg's work as a solo practitioner offered him the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of employment law from many angles in addition to the plaintiff's perspective.
This knowledge allows him to spot potential issues in employment cases that might slip by lawyers with a lesser knowledge of transactional law and business practices.
Mr. Rosenberg's experience working with his own clients as a solo attorney gave him particular insight into how different kinds of employers think, and what information or strategies motivate them.
These crucial insights to help the cases of Mr. Rosenberg's
plaintiff employees, and give him an edge in developing comprehensive litigation strategies when filing suit against powerful employers.
is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers Association.