Jeffrey Risman

Jeffrey Risman

Discrimination Lawyer
New York, NY




No Misconduct


English , Russian , Spanish

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78 questions answered.

About Me

Mr. Risman began his career defending large corporations and insurance companies. Along with this wide-ranging experience, he brings a keen insight on how management operates and in effect have developed calculated methods in prosecuting claims against them.   Mr. Risman has had exposure to many aspects of New York employment law, including employment discrimination based on gender, age, race,...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (25%-33%), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Excellent Employment Discrimination Lawyer

Posted by: a Employment client almost 2 years ago.

Jeffrey was very professional and took the time to listen to the details of my situation. He gave sound legal advice and helped me settle my case...

Knowledgeable & Dedicated

Posted by: Anna about 2 years ago.

I came to Jeffrey regarding discrimination by my manager. He listened carefully to my concerns and then clearly explained my options and how best...
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Lauren Rachel Turkel
Lauren Turkel

New York, NY

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Jeffrey is a smart and competent attorney who thinks outside of the box when working with clients and adversaries. He is...
Daniel Gershburg
Daniel Gershburg

New York, NY

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have had the great privilege of both working with Jeffrey and knowing him personally. Smart, dedicated, hard working and a lawyer who actually...
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2008 License Status: Currently registered for the state of New York.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/16/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2013 – present


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2007 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

New York Law School


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2015 Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

American Society of Legal Advocates


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National Employment Lawyers Association

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2013 Tips for Reporting Harassment in the Workplace

AVVO Legal Guides

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Moot Court Judge

at Wagner National Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Competition

2013 Discrimination Law

at So You Want To Be a NY Discrimination Law Attorney?

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