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V. James DeSimone

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  1. Passionate, Crusading, Professional Employment Law Expert Lawyer

    Posted by R.T., a Class Action client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend V. DeSimone.
    • I hired V. DeSimone more than 3 years ago.
    • V. DeSimone handled my Class Action matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Jim represented me and a colleague as lead plaintiffs in a class action overtime lawsuit against my company. While I believed my case was open and shut, Jim had to deal with a very well paid defense team that represented a rather dishonest company. He negotiated our initial settlement and mediation only to have to return to mediation because the defense attorneys had rewritten the final papers to include un-negotiated settlements. When they refused to change the language, he had to return to mediation to compel them. This is what sticks out most to me. He READ our settlement papers when in theory someone who didnt care or was too busy might not. Had our settlement papers not been fixed, it would have cost us all of our rights.

    Because of Jims work, my company pays overtime now. It has made a huge difference in the lives of our colleagues.

    My lawsuit was very complicated (in my mind) and Jim and his team were extremely professional and responsive to my questions. They always took me seriously, even when my questions were irrelevant. Jim was always up front with me and yet would take the time to calm me down when I felt agitated and frightened. Confidence and Professionalism means everything to me in this type of arena.

  2. Attorney review

    Posted by Tesha, a Civil Rights client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend V. DeSimone.
    • I hired V. DeSimone more than 3 years ago.
    • V. DeSimone handled my Civil Rights matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I was very pleased with the out come of my case. Justice was served. Jim and his team worked very hard.

  3. One of the Best Defenders in the Business!

    Posted by Penny, a Sexual Harassment client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend V. DeSimone.
    • I hired V. DeSimone more than 3 years ago.
    • V. DeSimone handled my Sexual Harassment matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    I came to this law firm in 1991 and was very impressed with their knowledge, tenancity and compassion for their clients. I have never encountered humans more willing to fight for what is right than this firm and this lawyer. I highly recommend Jim DeSimone and his firm for any of your employment issues.

  4. Client Review

    Posted by David, a Employment client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend V. DeSimone.
    • V. DeSimone handled my Employment / Labor matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.