Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP is an established and highly regarded boutique law firm located in Midtown Manhattan, serving clients throughout New York City. We handle a full range of employment and labor law issues, representing employees and employers in litigation in state and federal courts, as well as before government agencies. Our clients include a full range of businesses and business leaders, from individual employees to corporate managers, and from small and mid-sized companies to internationally known corporations.
Our representation of a full range of clients affords us a unique perspective on practicing employment law and labor relations. We see both sides of an issue, so we see the strengths and weaknesses in a case, allowing us to best serve our clients' needs and interests to achieve results quickly and effectively.
New York City Employment Attorneys Recognized by the Legal Community
Our attorneys' skill and experience is widely recognized in the legal community. Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP is AV Preeminent rated* by Martindale-Hubbell. Louis Pechman and Laurie Berke-Weiss each have been selected for inclusion in the New York Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers lists since 2006. They frequently lecture on employment and labor law topics for other lawyers.
Louis Pechman has litigated over 100 federal and state court cases. For more than a decade, he has organized and moderated a program at the New York County Lawyers' Association titled "How to Handle an Employment Discrimination Case," providing training to numerous lawyers in this field. Mr. Pechman also was selected as a "Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers" in 2013. Laurie Berke-Weiss, a past President of the New York Women's Bar Association and a former Chair of the Executive Committee of the New York City Bar Association, is a leader in the New York Bar. She was recently honored for her professional achievements by Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations with the Judge William B. Groat Award. Most recently, she was named as one of the "Top 50 Women New York Metro Super Lawyers" for 2013, as well as one of the "Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers."
More Than 50 Years of Legal Experience
Together, we bring more than 50 years of legal experience to the matters we handle on our clients' behalf. Our firm is dedicated to advising clients on solving their employment law problems, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, severance and employment packages, and wage and hour claims. We use our extensive background and experience to provide the counseling, negotiation and litigation skills needed to help our clients meet their goals.
Contact a New York employment and labor law lawyer by calling 212-583-9500 or completing our online contact form. Consultations are convenient and confidential.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.