Douglas Lipsky is a founding partner of Bronson Lipsky LLP. Mr. Lipsky has extensive experience in all areas of employment law, including discrimination and wrongful discharge cases, wage and hour cases, restrictive covenant and non-competition agreements, breach of contract cases, Department of Labor investigations, mediations and arbitrations. He regularly represents clients in complex wage and hour claims, including collective actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and class actions under the laws of many different states. He also advises clients on matters relating to harassment, the development and implementation of employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, reductions-in-force, independent contractor agreements and compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, and other federal, state and local employment statutes.
Prior to becoming a founding partner of Bronson Lipsky, Mr. Lipsky was an attorney at the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a premier nationwide labor and employment law firm. Mr. Lipsky is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.
In 2013, New York Super Lawyers Magazine named Mr. Lipsky a Super Laywer. For 2011 and 2012, the magazine named Mr. Lipsky a Rising Star. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in New York are named to either list. Attorneys are selected for this list after first being nominated by other lawyers who have personally observed them in action, whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.
Mr. Lipsky received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, cum laude (2003). He received dual undergraduate degrees, in Finance and Political Science, from the University of Arizona (2000).
Additionally, Mr. Lipsky is an Associate Board Member of City Year New York, a non-profit organization that provides tutors, mentors and role models to inner-city schools throughout New York.
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Memberships: New York State Bar Association, Wage and Hour Committee; New Jersey State Bar Association.