Exceptional Labor and Employment Attorney Joins Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. as Partner and Head of the Labor and Employment Department

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Alex Umansky’s Experience as a Labor and Employment Attorney Expands Firm’s Capabilities

The addition of Alex and this new department to the firm is an excellent complement to our existing real estate, personal injury, and general litigation practices.

Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. announce labor and employment lawyer, Alex Umansky, to join the firm’s new Labor and Employment department as a partner in the New York and New Jersey offices. He comes to the Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. from Phillips & Associates, where he served as senior litigation counsel for over three years, representing hundreds of employees in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration. Alex Umansky has considerable experience in litigation, transactional, regulatory, and administrative matters.

“We are excited to have Alex join our team,” said principal Yuriy Moshes. “He brings a great amount of knowledge and experience in the constantly changing and evolving field of labor and employment. The addition of Alex and this new department to the firm is an excellent complement to our existing real estate, personal injury, and general litigation practices.”

“This new and exciting position will provide me with the opportunity to help build a first-class Labor and Employment department, utilizing my knowledge and experience in the field,” said Mr. Umansky “I look forward to joining this growing team.”

A highly respected litigator, Mr. Umansky fights discriminatory and harassing workplace conduct, and also assists those workers who have been unfairly punished or retaliated against for speaking out about their employer’s conduct. Mr. Umansky also represents clients in various other civil rights matters including discrimination in housing, places of public accommodation, and gender discrimination/sexual harassment in schools and universities. Mr. Umansky is committed to continuing his stellar track record of obtaining substantial and just verdicts for his clients. Among his career successes have been multiple six-figure judgments obtained after trial, including a verdict of $1,692,000 in a construction accident case, which was one of the top verdicts in New York that year in Lema v. The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Queens, No. 20562/08. During the last three years, Mr. Umansky has obtained more than 6.5 million dollars for his clients in verdicts and settlements. In the past year alone, Mr. Umansky obtained two substantial verdicts after trial.

Mr. Umansky is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (“NELA”) and its New York Chapter. In 2015, he served as a guest speaker in NELA’s annual “Just Do It: Closing Arguments” fall conference. He was also invited to participate as a judge for a Law School Mock Trial Competition held at the District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mr. Umansky received his Juris Doctorate from New York Law School, his Masters in International Relations from New York University, and his Bachelor’s degree at SUNY Stony Brook. Mr. Umansky's credentials can be seen at http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/11235-ny-alex-umansky-3794042.html.

About Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C.

Law Office of Yuriy Moshes is a full-service law firm with a focus in real estate, foreclosure defense, personal injury, civil litigation, labor and employment matters in the New York and New Jersey area. The firm prides itself as being more than just your typical law firm. It has a strong focus on customer service and client satisfaction. Please visit our website at http://www.mosheslaw.com

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