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Michael R. Minkoff

Employment and labor Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 10 years
    New Jersey - NJ 10 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2013
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2013
    Active No misconduct found

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About Michael

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Michael R. Minkoff is a Partner in Joseph & Norinsberg LLC’s employment practice. He has extensive experience advocating for individuals and groups of workers who were cheated out of their hard-earned wages; combating discrimination and harassment in the workplace; and protecting whistleblowers who have reported fraud and other wrongdoing. Michael has served as lead counsel in over 200 matters including lawsuits filed in federal and state courts, and administrative actions before federal, state, and local agencies. Federal and state courts have also both appointed Michael as class counsel in several unpaid wage class actions involving multiple industries including hospitality, construction, health care, logistics, and financial services. Whether litigating matters in court or resolving disputes before the need to file arises, Michael has helped clients achieve the results they deserve both in and out of court.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked for plaintiffs’ rights law firms focusing primarily on wage and hour and discrimination matters. Michael has also worked as a law clerk to the counsel to the court for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C.

Michael is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey, as well as federal district courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. Before beginning his practice, Michael earned his Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School in 2013, cum laude, and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston College in 2009, summa cum laude.

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Joseph & Norinsberg, LLC
110 East 59th Street
Suite 3200
New York, NY, 10022

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Posted by bonny | November 12, 2015
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Outstanding Service and RESULTS
Michael is the attorney you always want on your side. He is smart, straight forward, creative and get RESULTS. I cannot say enough good things about Michael. If you are lucky enough to work with him, be thankful. He is the best at what he does. I would not hesitate for a second to hire him again.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Joseph & Norinsberg, LLC
  • 2021 - Present
  • Senior Counsel
  • Borrelli & Associates
  • 2015 - 2021


  • The George Washington University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • Boston College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2009

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Villalta v. JS Barkats, P.L.L.C., Case No.: 1:16-cv-02772 (SDNY)
  • $1,204,694.87 judgment obtained against defendants
  • Deas v. Alba Carting & Demolition, Inc., Case No.: 1:17-cv-03947 (SDNY)
  • $1,500,000 class action settlement obtained
  • Abraham v. Promise Home Care Agency, Inc., Case No. 1:18-cv-4502 (SDNY)
  • $1,100,000 Class Action Settlement
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  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2015 - Present
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2014 - Present
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2014 - Present
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 2013 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
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Attorney endorsements

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Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 09
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Employment and labor Attorney | May 16
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"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Nov 13
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Nov 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Employment and labor
Employment and labor

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New York Employment and labor Lawyer Michael R. Minkoff
Michael R. Minkoff
Employment and labor Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 10 years
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