Virginia & Ambinder, LLP is a labor and employment law firm located in New York

For over twenty years, we have been fierce advocates for workplace fairness. Virginia & Ambinder - where labor goes to win.

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We have recovered more than $150 million dollars for our clients.

This is a burgeoning realm of employment law, and Virginia & Ambinder seems well positioned to take the lead.

Newsweek

This was not a simple matter to litigate, and [Virginia & Ambinder] did an admirable job.

Judge Valerie E. Caproni, U.S.D.J. (SDNY)

Thank you for helping me in exercising my rights, and ultimately obtain what I was entitled to. I am happy and comforted to know that I can trust the attorneys in this firm. If I or my family were to suffer a similar experience on the job, I will certainly send them your way!

Felipe Solano

I was very happy with the settlement agreement, and would like to thank my attorneys for their great work, as well as for their help and support throughout the case. Thank you God and Virginia & Ambinder!

Domingo Salvador

Everything was handled smoothly and the way we hoped. My wife and I are very pleased with the settlement agreement reached. The wages we recovered are now in our new savings account. My attorneys did an excellent job!

Jorge Herrera

Jack, I just wanted to thank you again for your guidance & patience while helping us through this case. You really made things go easier than I had anticipated. Your FIRM ROCKS. I was very impressed with your practice and will gladly refer family and friends in the future.

Samuel Gomez

Leonor Coyle was very thorough and patient with me throughout the whole process. Therefore, I felt secure and informed about my case. Even the professional service from the receptionist was impeccable when I came to the office. The end result turned out greater then what I had expected and I would highly recommend this firm.

Monica Ramirez

Recent Cases

$13 Million Settlement for Building Superintendents

In 2000, Virginia & Ambinder secured a $13 million settlement for superintendents of residential buildings owned by...

$1.2 Million Settlement for Waste Collection Workers

In 2017, Virginia & Ambinder negotiated a $1.2 million dollars settlement for drivers, driver’s...

$4.2 Million Settlement for Construction Workers

In 2017, Virginia & Ambinder secured a $4.2 million dollar settlement for carpenters, bricklayers, masons and...

$11 Million Settlement for Food Service Workers

In 2015, Virginia & Ambinder secured a $11 million settlement for food service workers employed by the Maramont...

$4.9 Million Settlement for Construction Workers

In 2011, Virginia & Ambinder negotiated a $4.9 million dollar settlement for carpenters, bricklayers, masons, and...

$12 Million Settlement for Dock Workers

In 2014, Virginia & Ambinder secured a $12 million settlement for crane operators, welders, painters, and others...

$2.9 Million Settlement for Nurses and Medical Assistants

In 2014, V&A recovered $2.9 million in alleged unpaid wages for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical...

$1.1 Million Settlement for Auto Dealership Workers

In 2011, Virginia & Ambinder struck a $1.1 million settlement to recover unpaid overtime wages and spread of hours...

$7.2 Million for Unpaid Interns - Largest Unpaid Intern Settlement to Date

In 2015, Virginia & Ambinder broke records for securing the largest unpaid intern settlement to date - $7.2 million....

Practice Areas

We serve workers in all industries and enjoy a strong reputation in key practice areas. Whether you have been underpaid, denied overtime wages, experienced workplace discrimination, or been misclassified as an independent contractor, Virginia & Ambinder will aggressively pursue your claims.

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V&A has been assisting Russian workers with legal issues for many years. For more information, check out our Russian page.

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New York Adopts New Rules for Preventing Harassment

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Along with this campaign, the state of New York also adopted new rules aimed at preventing sexual harassment from occurring in the...

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V&A Welcomes 2018 Summer Associates and Interns

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Summer Associates:

  • Jayden N. Peters, Widener Commonwealth Law School
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  • Shade Quailey, Fordham Law...

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