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Jeffrey Risman
Works at Risman & Risman, P.C.
Attended Binghamton University
Lives in New York, NY
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Examining how severance payments may be affected by a recent Supreme Court case.
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Back in October of last year, we posted a blog concerning a Federal Bill, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which Democrats in the Senate were trying to push through the Congress. Regrettably, due to the recent madness and polarization of the Congress, nothing was ever brought to the floor for ...
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As we all know, discrimination can occur in many different forms – yet when we think of sexual harassment, we would not ordinarily categorize it as discrimination, but it is most certainly. Sexual harassment falls under the classification of sex and/or gender discrimination and in continuing our ...
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Thanks to all my amazing former clients for making this happen. 
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On January 30, 2014, New York City entered a new phase of combatting pregnancy discrimination in the workplace with the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act finally going into effect. The law will now require employers to reasonably accommodate pregnant workers, similar to the reasonable accommodation ...
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In a relatively surprising recent decision set down by New York's Highest Court in Romanello v. Intesa Sanpaolo, S.p.A., (N.Y. Oct. 10, 2013), the New York Court of Appeals held that the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) continues to afford broad protection to aggrieved employees, ...
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Since the New York City legislature amended the New York City Human Rights Law in 2005 with the passing of the Restoration Act, New York Courts have liberally applied the Act, following through with the legislature's intention of providing aggrieved and discriminated employees more access to ...
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Employment
  • Risman & Risman, P.C.
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New York, NY
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212.233.6400
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30 Vesey Street - Sixth Floor, New York, New York 10007
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Fighting against discrimination with zealous advocacy.
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Mr. Risman graduated from Binghamton University in 2003 with a B.S. in Psychobiology. He received his J.D. from New York Law School in 2007. He is a member of the New York State Bar, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Risman began his career defending large corporations and insurance companies. Along with this wide-ranging experience, Mr. Risman brings a keen insight on how management operates and in effect has developed calculated methods in prosecuting claims against them.

Mr. Risman has had exposure to many aspects of New York employment law, including employment discrimination based on gender, age, race, national origin, religious, disability, sexual orientation and pregnancy discrimination, as well as sexual harassment and retaliation. In addition to handling matters concerning employment discrimination, he has participated in countless severance negotiations, as well as restrictive covenant and contract litigation.

Mr. Risman is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association.  He is also a faculty member of Lawline, teaching a variety of courses in employment law.

Education
  • Binghamton University
    Psychobiology, 1999 - 2003
  • New York Law School
    2004 - 2007
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