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Wigdor LLP

Labor & Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 1New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A highly reputable firm in New York, noted for its representation of plaintiffs in high-profile employment litigation. Areas of particular strength include disputes concerning allegations of sexual harassment, retaliation and pregnancy, age, race and gender discrimination. Offers considerable experience acting for employees within the financial services industry.

Strengths

Interviewees say the team is "very responsive to the client and provides not only legal, but also moral support."

Respondents state: "They take a very practical approach and have a warrior quality in fighting for the client."

Clients report: "The communication is really good."

Work highlights

Represented the former global head of diversity at Morgan Stanley in a race discrimination lawsuit alleging discriminatory employment practices.

Notable practitioners

David Gottlieb is well versed in representing plaintiffs in sexual orientation, age and gender discrimination claims.
"He is very kind and patient, and explains the process and what the options are, but can also be ruthless with the other side." "David’s greatest strength is his ability to balance strong advocacy for his client with deep knowledge and seasoned experience when negotiating. He was proactive in facilitating steady progress toward the resolution of the case, employing a distinctive strategy to achieve our desired results."

Douglas Wigdor is well regarded for his representation of plaintiffs in high-profile cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct, discrimination and retaliation.
"He is a master of his field of expertise and knows not only the law inside and out, but also the appropriate strategy for winning cases.""He is a good litigator and an excellent advocate for clients."

Jeanne Christensen is noted for her expert handling of employment class actions on behalf of plaintiffs. Her experience encompasses gender and pregnancy discrimination lawsuits as well as sexual harassment matters.
"She is very thoughtful, practical and brings results quickly to clients." "She is fearless and thinks outside the box."

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Labor & Employment Department

Wigdor LLP

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85 Fifth Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10003

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New York

Labor & Employment: Mainly Plaintiffs


David Gottlieb
Up and Coming
Douglas Wigdor
Band 1
Jeanne Christensen
Band 2