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Robert T. Szyba, Esq. is an attorney focused on all aspects of the employment relationship. Rob actively litigates allegations of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, wage and hour issues, family and medical leave issues, breach of contract, restrictive covenant (non-compete, non-solicitation, etc.) claims, and ERISA violations. He also advises clients about employment contracts, employment policies and procedures, privacy considerations, and minimizing exposure to liability.


Languages spoken: Polish

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  1. Employment: 100%

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  • Roland Adrian Vitanza

    Robert is a very dedicated attorney, he strives to achieve the best results for his clients.


    Roland Vitanza Personal injury Attorney
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  • Vesselin Venelinov Mitev

    Mr. Szyba is a fine lawyer and extremely professional.


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NYCurrently registered 201007/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
New York Metro Super Lawyers 2013Super Lawyers2013
New Jersey Rising Stars 2012Super Lawyers2012
Distinguished Service to the School AwardHofstra University School of Law2009
Fali Nariman AwardVis East 2008 (Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition)2008
1st Runner Up – Best Claimant’s MemorandumVis East 2008 (Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition)2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateSeyfarth Shaw LLP2012 - Present
Attorney at LawHyderally & Associates, P.C.2010 - 2012
Volunteer Associate in Public Service ProgramNew Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Law2009 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey Labor and Employment Law QuarterlyEditor-in-Chief2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employment Rights and Responsibilities CommitteeStatutory Rights Subcommittee2011 - Present
Hofstra University School of LawAlumni Advisory Board2010 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
The Sidney Reitman Employment Law American Inn of CourtN/AN/A
National Employment Lawyers Association (New Jersey chapter)Co-Chair, Programming Committee2010 - 2012
Labor & Employment Relations Association (New York City Chapter)N/A2009 - 2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hofstra University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section & Hofstra Labor & Employment Law JournalSocial Media and the Public Sector Workplace2012
National Employment Lawyers Association (NJ Chapter)E-Discovery Overview for Employment Cases2012
Hofstra Labor & Employment Law JournalSupreme Court Review: Labor & Employment Law Cases from the 2011-2012 Term2012
City University of New York Law SchoolDinner with a Lawyer: Transition from Law School to Practice2012
NYC Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Panel DiscussionThe Implications of Wal-Mart v. Dukes2011
National Employment Lawyers Association (NJ Chapter)The Anatomy of a Complaint2011
Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal Panel DiscussionSupreme Court Review: Labor & Employment Law Cases from the 2010-2011 Term2011
2011 NELA/NJ Annual Conference: How To Win A Million Dollar Verdict and Keep ItDiscovery Goals and How to Achieve Them: Spoilation, Interrogatories, Request to Produce, Motions to Compel, e-Discovery2011