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Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP


Employment Lawyers at Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP are dedicated to promoting justice and equality in the workplace. Based in New York City, our Employment Lawyers are engaged in litigation in state and federal courts against some of the world’s largest corporations in the areas of:

Fitapelli & Schaffer, LLP is committed to protecting workers’ rights in all industries and advocating for those who have been victimized by their employers.  Our practice has been featured in print, television and online by national and local media outlets including: The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The New York Law Journal, MSNBC, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, Entrepreneur, CBS, ABC, NY1 and Univision Channel 47.

Fitapelli & Schaffer has been instrumental in recovering millions of dollars for our clients through the litigation and negotiation of employment disputes. While a firm’s success is generally measured from a financial standpoint, at Fitapelli & Schaffer we are proud of the fact that our cases have also led to changes in illegal and abusive employment practices.

We offer a free consultation and generally provide legal services on a contingency basis, meaning we do not get paid unless the client gets paid. We do this because we believe in our clients and their legal concerns.

In assisting our clients, we will offer quality service and the advantage of our knowledge and experience. The partners at Fitapelli & Schaffer have achieved success in groundbreaking cases that have significantly impacted the legal landscape of New York. In fact, partners Joseph A. Fitapelli and Brian S. Schaffer were recently named to Super Lawyers Magazine’s 2011 list of Rising Stars for the New York Metro Area. Super Lawyers is a considerable recognition, since each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

Our employment lawyers have excellent academic credentials, diverse backgrounds and a wide range of experiences. We are not only dedicated to serving our clients, but also the communities in which our clients and firm personnel live and work. Partners of the firm are active in educational, professional, civic, governmental and arts-related organizations. We welcome the opportunity to provide formal or informal lectures and presentations, and fulfill requests for media interviews and articles. We have been called on to give quotes to business publications and to consult businesses to ensure that their policies are in compliance with employment laws.

The employment lawyers at Fitapelli & Schaffer serve clients throughout New York, including Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island and Long Island. If you are experiencing any employment related problems, you can contact a New York employment lawyer at Fitapelli & Schaffer to schedule a free consultation. If you would like to learn more about the individual attorneys at Fitapelli & Schaffer, please visit the Attorney Profiles section of our website. We hope our experience and focus on quality representation is a match for your particular needs.