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  1. Discrimination: 50%
    31 years
  2. Employment: 50%
    31 years

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Excellent and knowledgeable attorney in all areas of employment discrimination law, specifically in her written and verbal skills and substantive knowledge of the law.


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Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher

40 Exchange Place Suite 2010
New York, NY, 10005-2790


NYCurrently registered 198503/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2010
New York Super LawyerThomson Reuters2010
New York Super LawyerThomson Reuters2009
New York Super LawyerThomson Reuters2008
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2007
New York Super LawyerThomson Reuters2007
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2006
New York Super LawyerThomson Reuters2006
Best LawyersBest Lawyers in America2005
Root Tilden ScholarshipNew York University School of Law1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerRitz Clark & Ben-Asher2009 - Present
Pro Bono MediatorSouthern District of New York1997 - Present
PartnerRitz and Clark2004 - 2009
PartnerSteel Bellman Ritz & Clark1992 - 2004
AssociateSteel Bellman1987 - 1992
Assistant Attorney GeneralNew York Attorney General's Office1986 - 1987
AssociateEisner & Levy1985 - 1986
Law ClerkU.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit1984 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York City Bar Associationmember Labor & Employment Committee2007 - Present
New York County Lawyers' AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember, Amicus Comm, Lit. Fund Comm.N/A
National Lawyers GuildMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Holland v. NJDOCconsent decree
Becton Dickinson v. District 65affirmed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Family and Medical Leave Act SupplementChapter Editor, Chapter 102009
Litigating Employment Discrimination ClaimsThe Courts of Appeal Confront Ledbetter2008
Family and Medical Leave Act SupplementChapter Editor, Chapter 102008
Winning Legal Strategies for Claiming Employment DiscriminationWinning Legal Strategies for Claiming Employment Discrimination2007
Family and Medical Leave Act SupplementChapter Editor, Chapter 102007
Family and Medical Leave Act SupplementChapter Editor, Chapter 102006
St. John's Law ReviewThe Second Circuit's Employment Discrimination Cases: An Uncer¬tain Welcome1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Harvard UniversityN/AA.B Cum Laude1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NELA Spring ConferenceLitigating Employment Cases in State Court2010
ABA Section on Labor and Employment LawMock Trial -- Litigation Track2009
PLILedbetter in the Court of Appeals2008
Evidentiary Issues in Employment LawSprint v. Mendelsohn2008
NYS Bar Association Labor & Employment Committee Annual MeetingDiscrimination Against Caregivers2007
Georgetown University Law Center/ALI-ABAEvidence Issues and Jury Instructions in Sexual Harassment Cases2007
ABA Section on Labor and Employment Law CLE ConferenceMock Trial -- Litigation Trackl2007
JAMS Employment Practices Group PanelMediating Employment Cases2006