We are excited to welcome our newest associate, Melissa Romain, to the Berke-Weiss Law team!
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Lawyers advocating for employers and employees

Finding an employment attorney you trust is critical. Our attorneys are seasoned and successful advocates for employers and employees.

Who We Are

Berke-Weiss Law provides advice and counsel for labor and employment issues, negotiation and mediation, and litigation in state and federal court, and before governmental agencies. Our clients include businesses, professional practices, and nonprofits, as well as executives and professionals from a range of industries and backgrounds.
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Areas of Practice

For Employers

Whether your business is navigating an emerging matter such as an employee complaint, or you’re hoping to spruce up your employee handbook, the employment attorneys at Berke-Weiss Law can help.


Did you know that complaints about sexual harassment are required to be investigated under New York Law?

Addressing Claims Made by Employees

Speaking with an attorney before the situation escalates is crucial.

Workplace Contracts & Agreements

Create terms that fit your business needs.

For Employees

Understanding severance agreements before signing is crucial. Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation are all-too-common experiences. Advocating for workplace accommodations can be nerve-racking. See below to learn how Berke-Weiss Law advises employees in these and other matters.

Agreement & Contract Reviews

Understanding any contract or agreement relating to your employment or separation before signing is crucial.

Disability Discrimination & Reasonable Accommodations

If you have experienced discrimination of any kind contact us to schedule a consultation.

Workplace Investigations

Being contacted by your employer’s attorney about a workplace investigation can be nerve wracking.

Paid Family Leave, FMLA & other forms of Family Leave

If your family is undergoing a shift, you may be entitled to paid leave.

Workplace Discrimination

Age, gender, and race discrimination are just a few ways in which a workplace becomes a hostile environment for employees.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is an especially toxic form of gender discrimination.
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Latest News

The landscape of employment and labor law is in constant flux. Employee rights and employer obligations can evolve rapidly, and the impacts these changes have on society – and vice versa – can have major implications for individuals and businesses. Head to Berke-Weiss Law’s news resources to read about current legislation, trends, events, and changes in employment law.
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The team at Berke-Weiss Law was great to work with. Smart, creative, and dedicated. Very happy with their services.
When running a small business, you need the support and guidance of dedicated folks smartly positioned to guide you appropriately. Laurie was just that partner. She had my best interest in mind and I was completely confident in her leadership and support.
As I have dealt with several attorneys over my business years with subjects less important than this one, I would highly recommend Berke-Weiss Law. Alex, Laurie, and staff are an unbelievable team. Honest, realistic, and passionate in their craft. Ours was a multifaceted, difficult case resulting in a most unexpected, positive outcome. This was a very difficult time for me and my family, and I cannot thank them enough.
I am incredibly grateful to have been referred to Berke-Weiss Law. I felt solace working with Alex, during a most difficult time, as she is approachable, pragmatic, and patient. The entire team listened with compassion and communicated information in an intelligible manner. This firm demonstrates a level of professionalism that is exemplary in the field. I highly recommend the counsel of Berke-Weiss Law.
Alex and her amazing staff, were patient, caring and incredibly HUMAN! Exceptionally skilled and thorough. They LISTEN and allow you to feel heard. After each call/e-mail, I felt assured and much stress alleviated knowing that I was in good hands. I am grateful for Alex and for all at Berke-Weiss Law for their care and humanity and for taking me on as a client. I am also grateful for my dear friend for the referral. They made a very difficult situation, as stress-free as possible. If I could give 10 stars, I would! Thank you Alex and Team for representing me and thank you for fighting for the rights of all!

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Knowing where to turn in legal matters can make a big difference. Contact our employment lawyers to determine if we can help you.