Douglas Lipsky is a founding partner of Bronson Lipsky LLP. He 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.
Mr. Lipsky also advises corporate 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 associate 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 the States of New York and New Jersey.
New York Super Lawyers Magazine has named Mr. Lipsky a Super Lawyer for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. For 2011 and 2012, the magazine named Mr. Lipsky a Rising Star. No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in New York are named to either list.
Mr. Lipsky has been Court-appointed class counsel in several class and collective actions, including Chime v. Peak Sec. Plus, Inc., No. 13-cv-470 (WFK) (VVP), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131727 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 9, 2015) ; Donnelly v. Peter Luger of Long Island, Inc., 2:13-cv-1377 (E.D.N.Y.), Spencer v. No Parking Today, Inc., 1:12-cv-6323 (S.D.N.Y.), Stillman v. Read and Succeed, LLC, et al., 1:12-cv-3856 (E.D.N.Y.), Ceka v. PBM/CMSI Inc., et al., 1:12-cv-1711 (S.D.N.Y.), Sewell v. Allparking Management Inc., 1:11-cv-8039 (S.D.N.Y.), Gay v. Tri-Wire Engineering Solutions, Inc., 1:12-cv-2231 (E.D.N.Y.).
Mr. Lipsky is an experienced trial attorney. In August 2016, he represented a class of 400+ security guards in the class action Chime v. Peak Security Plus, Inc. (E.D.N.Y) and the jury found for the Class on all claims.
Mr. Lipsky recently gave a presentation to New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers on employment law and the FLSA.
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; American Bar Association; New Jersey State Bar Association.