Allen A. Shoikhetbrod, Esq.

Allen A. Shoikhetbrod, Esq.: Attorney with Tully Rinckey, PLLC


At Tully Rinckey PLLC, Allen is a First Chair Associate with extensive experience in federal, state and private employment law matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, qui tam and whistleblower actions, and disciplinary matters. He has represented clients before federal and state courts, as well as before administrative tribunals and agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Department of Veterans Affairs Disciplinary Appeals Board (DAB), New York State Department of Human Rights (DHR), New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), and matters before the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Allen also has comprehensive experience in civil litigation before state and federal courts, including Section 1983 actions consisting of constitutional deprivations, and actions involving landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract and medical malpractice. He also has assisted in drafting and filing briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Allen served as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department’s Appeals Division. There, he handled cases involving discrimination, retaliation, employment termination, personal injury, juvenile delinquency and wrongful death. He submitted briefs and argued several appeals before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Divisions, First and Second Judicial Departments.

While attending CUNY School of Law, Allen served as a legal intern in the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Litigation Bureau. He also served as a judicial intern in the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, where he drafted a judicial opinion under the supervision of the court that received front-page coverage in the New York Law Journal. Allen was recognized as one of SuperLawyers ‘Rising Stars’ in 2016 and 2017.

When not at work, Allen spends time with his family and friends, in addition to playing guitar, watching movies and traveling.

Articles and Publications: Department of the Army Flouts USERRA by Captain Samuel F. Wright, JAGC, USN (Ret.) concerning representative military discrimination case that prevailed before the Merit Systems Protection Board

Accreditations / Awards

•SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2016, 2018
•2017 Tully Rinckey Attorney of the Year

Recent Articles

Debate over Uber, Lyft driver pay highlights discrepancies between definitions of ‘employee,’ ‘independent contractor’

EEOC expands rule to help those with disabilities obtain jobs in federal government

Telecommuting and Employment Law

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Appellate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Whistleblower Representation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
833-820-8922  Phone
(518) 640-3518  Phone
University Attended:
City University of New York, B.A.
Law School Attended:
City University of New York School of Law, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Northern District Court of New York; State of New York; State of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Providing high quality and professional counsel to a financial management consulting corporation based in New York City.; Whited v. Department of the Army, DC-4324-15-1077-I-1 (MSPB 2016); Ted L. v. Department of Agriculture (Forest Service), EEOC Appeal No. 0120171862 (Jan. 24, 2018); Sherman K. v. General Services Administration, EEOC Petition No. 0320180014 (Nov. 30, 2017); Krasner v. City of New York, 580 Fed. Appx. 1 (2d Cir. 2014); Matter of Agam B. (Janna W.), 121 A.D.3d 1109 (2d Dept 2014); Matter of Sylvester W., 115 A.D.3d 622 (2d Dept 2014); Matter of Gonzalez v. Kelly, 114 A.D.3d 591 (1st Dept 2014)

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Albany, New York

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