Louis Pechman

Louis Pechman: Attorney with Pechman Law Group PLLC
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Author: "Law Relating to Alcoholics, Convicts, Drug Addicts in the Workplace," N.Y.L.J., May 19, 2009; "Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace," N.Y.L.J., December 15, 2005; "The Employer Strikes Back," N.Y.L.J., June 25, 2002; "The Language of Harassment," N.Y.L.J., August 10, 2000; "Workplace Abuse: Unlawful or Simply Unfair," N.Y.L.J., August 3, 1999; "Employment Practices Insurance Proliferates," N.Y.L.J., May 26, 1998; "Balancing Customer Preference With Employee Rights," N.Y.L.J., August 26, 1997; "Appearance-Based Discrimination," N.Y.L.J., September 25, 1996; "Mental Disabilities in The Workplace," N.Y.L.J., March 2, 1994; "Emerging Issues in Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment," N.Y.S.B.J., April, 1993. Chair, New York County Lawyers' Association Committee on Labor and Employment Law, 1994-1998. Moderator, "How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case," NYCLA CLE Program, 1996-2010; Moderator, "How to Handle a Wage and Hour Case," NYCLA CLE Program, October 13, 2010.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Workplace Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Union-Management Relations
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Independent Contractor Issues
  • Wage/Hour Disputes

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
929-260-1621  Phone
212-308-8582  Fax
Year of First admission:
1984, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1985, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
New York State Bar Association (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section); American Bar Association (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section); New York Women's Bar Association (Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Law Committee); New York State Bar Association (Chair, Restaurant and Hospitality Law Committee).
Birth Information:
Brooklyn, New York, 1957
Reported Cases:
Toyama v. Hasaki Rest., Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175006 (SDNY Dec. 18, 2014); Chhab v. Darden Restaurants, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135926 (SDNY 2013); In Re Milos Litigation, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3038 (January 11, 2010); Duchene v. Michael Cetta, Inc. d/b/a Sparks Steak House, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85955 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 10, 2009); Dumtrescu v. Mr. Chow's Enterprises, LTD, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 49881 (S.D.N.Y. June 30, 2008); Anemone v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36091 (S.D.N.Y. May 2, 2008); Matter of Casale v. Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 850 N.Y.S.2d 79 (1st Dept. 2008); Browne-Sanders v. Madison Square Garden, L.P., 525 F. Supp. 2d 364 (S.D.N.Y 2007); Duchene v. Michael L. Cetta, Inc. d/b/a Sparks Steakhouse, 244 F.R.D. 202 (S.D.N.Y. 2007); Mattar v. Alliance Bernstein Investment Research and Management, Inc., NASD Case No. 05-00925 (2006); Francis v. The Blaikie Group, 372 F. Supp. 2d 741 (S.D.N.Y. 2005); Khalil v. The Original Homestead Restaurant, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70372 (S.D.N.Y. June 6, 2005); Angrisani v. Long Island Railroad, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42240 (E.D.N.Y. May 25, 2005); Salemi v. Boccador, Inc., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6828 (S.D.N.Y. April 19, 2005); Shannon v. New York City Transit Authority, 332 F.3d 95 (2d Cir. 2003).
Hobbies & interests:
Founder of waiterpay.com, a website created to promote awareness about the wage and hour laws in New York so that employees and restaurant owners alike have a greater understanding of their respective rights and obligations.

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