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Get proven advice concerning your employment issues from the savvy, veteran attorneys at Richard Friedman PLLC. We offer “big law” expertise at “boutique-law” prices so you can access the advantages you deserve.

Our Attorneys at Richard Friedman PLLC Resolve Important Employment Issues

Our attorneys understand both employers’ and executives’ different perspectives on important employment issues.
Our knowledge and experience in employment law is the foundation of our informed, effective representation of you ─our clients.

Our Practice Areas

Executive Separation and Employment-Related Agreements

We advise executives to:
  • Maximize their economic opportunities and protect against adverse developments
  • Negotiate employment, separation, and consulting agreements
  • Negotiate restrictive covenant and confidentiality agreements
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Employment Litigation and Arbitration

We represent executives and closely held corporations in employment mediation, arbitration, and litigation involving:
  • Breaches of contract.
  • Breaches of fiduciary duties.
  • Covenants not to compete.
  • Discrimination and harassment claims.
  • Restrictive covenants.
  • Retaliation claims.
  • Theft of trade secrets.
  • Wrongful termination claims.
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Commercial Litigation

  • We tailor litigation strategies to fit our clients’ specific objectives.
  • All things being equal, we prefer negotiated resolutions because they save you time, money, and emotional angst.
  • We have worked with firms in many industries, from airlines to finance and technology.
  • Because we litigate regularly in federal and New York State courts, particularly in the NYS Supreme Court Commercial Division, we understand each court’s culture which increases our effectiveness.
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Internal Corporate Investigations

We represent executives who are:
  • Targets of investigations
    • Allegations of discrimination or harassment
    • Alleged financial improprieties
  • Interviewees in investigations

    We advise management re:
  • How to investigate allegations of misconduct.
  • How to resolve complex contract issues
  • When referred by a corporation’s law firm, we lead corporate investigations.
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