Krantz & Berman LLP represents business and individuals in disputes involving a wide variety of employment-related issues.

We provide counseling to ensure compliance with local, state and federal employment laws and guide individuals and companies to avoid conduct that can otherwise lead to employment litigation. We provide consultations with respect to ongoing workplace disputes and provide negotiation services to effectively and efficiently sever the employment relationship where disputes cannot be otherwise resolved.

Employment Litigation

Employment litigation issues may be divided into discrimination and non-discrimination related disputes. Our firm regularly handles cases in the following areas:

Discrimination Litigation

  •  Discrimination on the basis of all protected categories
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Pay Equity Claims
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Rehabilitation Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Retaliation

Employment Litigation

  • Breach of Employment Agreements
  • Restrictive Covenants/Non-Competes
  • Trade Secrets
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Wage and Hour Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)
  • Whistleblower Claims

Employment Counseling

Our law firm provides clients with strategies for limiting exposure to workplace litigation by providing the following services:

  • Drafting and Reviewing Severance Agreements
  • Preparation of Employee HandbooksDrafting and Reviewing Employment Contracts
  • Drafting and Reviewing Non-Compete Agreements
  • Guidance on Hiring, Discipline and Termination
  • Guidance on Terms and Benefits of Employment
  • Sexual Harassment Investigations
  • Title VII, New York State and New York City Compliance
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Compliance
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) Compliance
  • Wage and Hour Compliance

Seminars on Employee Conduct and Relationships

Our attorneys offer seminars and training to educate employers and employees on a wide variety of employment topics.  These seminars are intended to meet legal requirements, avoid litigation and create harmonious workspaces.  Topics include sexual harassment training, hiring, firing, employment discrimination, pay equity, discrimination, and other issues that commonly affect employer-employee relations.

We are dedicated to providing creative solutions and powerful strategies to solve our clients' legal challenges.