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Rapaport Law Firm attends JALBCA Annual Awards Dinner. May 6, 2024.

Rapaport Law Firm attended the JALBCA Annual Awards Dinner on May 6, 2024. The attorneys and staff of Rapaport Law Firm take professional pride in our firm’s three decades of supporting awareness, treatment, and support for all those affected by breast cancer. To honor the memory of Charlotte Rapaport, who bravely battled breast cancer and


On January 27, 2024, RAPAPORT LAW FIRM, PLLC filed a collective action lawsuit in federal court against JDP Restaurant LLC d/b/a Pig N’ Whistle, a Manhattan restaurant group, for unpaid overtime wages. This lawsuit seeks to recover overtime compensation and other wage-related damages under New York Labor Law (“NYLL”) and the Fair Labor Standards Act

Marc Rapaport has been selected to the 2023 New York Super Lawyers list

Marc Rapaport has again been selected to the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers List.  This designation is awarded to only 5 percent of attorneys in the New York Metro area. This is the fifth year Marc has been awarded this distinction.  Marc has thirty years of experience in the field of employment and labor


Marc A. Rapaport Abogado de Derechos Laborales La sección 191 de la Ley Laboral de Nueva York (NYLL) exige el pago semanal de salarios a los trabajadores manuales. La ley de los derechos laborales de Nueva York exige derecho a los trabajadores manuales de manera amplia, normalmente, los trabajadores que dedican el 25% de su

Rapaport Law Firm’s Class Action Alleging Untimely Payment of Wages Featured on Bloomberg Law

RAPAPORT LAW FIRM’S FEDERAL COURT WAGE CLASS ACTION AGAINST EXELA ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS, ALLEGING UNTIMELY PAYMENT OF WAGES IN VIOLATION OF NYLL § 191(1)(A), FEATURED ON BLOOMBERG Rapaport Law Firm, together with Miller Law, PLLC, brought a federal court lawsuit on behalf of a putative class of 500 workers against Exela Enterprise Solutions. The lawsuit, which

How to Plead Successor Liability for Unpaid Wages Under the New York Labor Law (NYLL) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

What is Successor Liability? Successor liability is a theory employees can use to impose financial responsibility on a defendant for its predecessor’s conduct. For example, an employee may argue that a company that purchased a business is liable for the wage underpayments that occurred before it purchased the business. The pleading requirements for alleging successor

What Happens in Overtime Cases When Employers Have Not Preserved Payroll Records?

Employers Must Create, Keep and Preserve Accurate Time Records. In a decision issued on June 11, 2021 in the case Newman v. West Bar & Lounge, Inc., District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto of the United States District Court in Brooklyn reiterated that under New York and federal employment law, an employer is obligated to maintain

Federal Court Grants Conditional Certification To Bronx Superintendents Represented By Attorneys Marc Rapaport And Meredith Miller

Liz v. 5 Tellers Assocs., L.P., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63800 Attorneys Marc Rapaport and Meredith Miller represent superintendents who worked for Property Management Group, Inc. (“PMG”), which manages apartment buildings in New York City.  On January 10, 2020, Rapaport Law Firm filed a federal court complaint on behalf of four PMG superintendents, demanding that

Joselin Orellana Completed the Rapaport Law Firm Summer Internship Program

We congratulate Joselin Orellana on successfully completing her summer internship with our firm. Joselin, thank you for all of the contributions you made to our law firm this summer. We are better because of you! For more than two decades, Rapaport Law Firm has provided paid internship opportunities for college and law school students from

Meredith Miller Elected President of the Network of Bar Leaders

The Network of Bar Leaders is a coalition of 50 member bar associations dedicated to bringing together the leadership of the diverse bar associations of the greater New York Metropolitan area. As the newly-inducted President of this prestigious organization, Ms. Miller will play a senior role in advancing the administration of justice in New York.

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