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Fausto-E-Zapata-Jr-Employment-Law-Attroney

New York Labor and Employment Law Firm
—Fausto E. Zapata, Jr.

Fausto E. Zapata, Jr., earned his law degree The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his Bachelors of Science degree from St. John’s University. Mr. Zapata maintains an office in Lower Manhattan and is admitted to practice in The State of New York and The State of New Jersey.

Attorney Zapata has focused on employee-side labor and employment law since graduating from law school in 2002. Since that time, he has represented large public sector labor unions and individuals in a wide variety of matters in this area of law.

Attorney Zapata has recovered large settlements on behalf of employees who have had their rights violated in the workplace. He has obtained millions of dollars in settlements on behalf of clients who were denied minimum and overtime wages and subjected to discriminatory terms and conditions of employment. He strongly believes in the rights of workers to be treated fairly and to be free of discrimination in the workplace.

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar, 2016
  • New York State Bar, 2002
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2003
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2003
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York, 2016
  • United States District Court, New Jersey District Court, 2017
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014

Education

  • St. John’s University, Criminal Justice, B.S., 1998
  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD 2002

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association

Speaking Engagements

  • The Human Rights Law and Affirmative Defenses in the Labor Context. Invited to speak and present paper at the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee Northeastern Regional Meeting, New York, New York (December 2010)
  • What Union Lawyers Need to Know About the American with Disabilities Act Amendments and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act. Moderator at AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee National Annual Conference, San Diego, California (April 2011)
  • Come Monday, It’ll Be Alright, Come Monday, We’ll Be Payin’ You Right: Routine Remedy or Radical Departure? Is Backpay for Unlawful Immigrants Beyond the Scope of the Board’s Remedial Process? Mezonos Maven Bakery, 357 NLRB No. 47. Invited to speak and present paper at the American Bar Association Committee on the Development of the Law Under the National Labor Relations Act, Key West, Florida (Midwinter Meeting 2012)

Appearances

Mr. Zapata has represented clients in a wide range of courts, agencies, and proceedings, including:

  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit,
  • New York State Supreme Court
  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division
  • American Arbitration Association
  • United States National Labor Relations Board
  • United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • New York State Division of Human Rights
  • New York State Thruway Authority Disciplinary Grievance Arbitration
  • New York City Department of Investigation
  • New York City Special Commissioner of Investigation for NYC School District
  • New York State Civil Service Commission
  • New York City Civil Service Commission
  • New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services
  • New York City Commission on Human Rights
  • New York State Department of Health
  • New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings
  • New York City Office of Collective Bargaining/Board of Collective Bargaining
  • New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Office of the Inspector General Interviews
  • New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Step IA Conferences
  • New York City Health and Hospital Corporation Rule 7.5 Disciplinary Hearings
  • New York City Health and Hospital Corporation Personnel Review Board Appeals
  • New York City Health and Hospital Corporation Regulation 1 Hearings
  • New York City Department of Education Grievance Panel Appeals
  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection Investigatory Interviews
  • City University of New York Disciplinary Hearings
  • New York City Fire Department Executive Order 16 Interviews

Practice Areas

Our Focus
and Legal Skills

Unpaid-Wages-and-Overtime
Pregnancy Discrimination
Disability Discrimination
Family-Medical-Leave-Act-(FMLA)
Civil-Service-Discipline
Private- Sector-Employee-Discipline
Discrimination
Age Discrimination
Religious Discrimination
Housing Discrimination
Work-Related-Investigatory-Interviews
Mediation
Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination
National-Origin-&-Ethnic-based-Discrimination
Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Employment-Contracts
Civil Service Appeals
Arbitration
Hostile-Work-Environment
Race Discrimination
Wrongful Termination and Retaliation
Severance-Agreements
N.Y. C.P.L.R. Article 76 Proceedings
Other Practice Areas

Contact Us

If you believe that we are the firm for you, contact us, or call to schedule an appointment and see how we can help you.

Call us at (212) 766-9870

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277 Broadway, Suite 206
New York, New York 10007-1109

Office Numbers
Tel: 212-766-9870
Fax: 212-766-9869

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277 Broadway, Suite 206
New York, New York 10007-1109

Office Numbers
Tel: 212-766-9870
Fax: 212-766-9869

© 2018 All Rights Reserved
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