Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC

319 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, New York


Remote Consultations available using Zoom  


Labor and Employment Law

Advice, Advocacy and Counsel


Employment law

  • Discrimination/Harassment

  • Severance

  • Contracts

  • Union negotiation

  • Executive Compensation

  • Wage, Hour and Overtime

  • Civil Service Compliance

  • Investigations

  • Whisteblower litigation

  • Federal and State Courts


  • Disability discrimination

  • Defamation


  • Student Discipline

  • Special Education

  • Impartial Hearings

Arbitration and Mediation

We are an employment and education law firm, handling all aspects of employment law including severance, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, overtime, and non-competition and non-solicitation issues. 

The firm also handles matters affecting students, including defending students from disciplinary charges, including dismissal and other actions in a public K-12 school, private school, and public and private university, special education, IDEA, ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other matters affecting students with disabilities.

Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC provides professional, personalized representation and uses creative yet result-oriented strategies to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

We are committed to finding solutions to complex legal problems.

We Also Can Assist with your

Legal Needs in Other Areas

  We also provide comprehensive legal services in other areas:

  • Real Estate  Purchases and Sales

  • Conservation Easements                                       

  • Contracts

  • General Civil Litigation

Contact Us to Schedule a Consultation

To arrange an initial consultation, contact us by email or by calling 845-218-1288. 


We serve clients throughout the Hudson Valley and Catskills, including the counties of Dutchess, Columbia, Delaware, Greene, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, Albany Counties and New York City. 


April 28, 2020.  Dutchess County Supreme Court denies motion to dismiss filed by the Town of Pleasant Valley, ruling in favor of employee, who filed Article 78 action alleged she was wrongfully terminated and demanded her procedural rights to a hearing.  Firm represents the employee.  See O'Connor v. Town, Case No. 1255/2019.

March 16, 2020.  Division of Human Rights issues probable cause determination that employer boat charter company engaged in sexual harassment of female employee. Firm represents the employee. 

January 31, 2020 Division of Human Rights issues probable cause determination that employer restaurant engaged in pregnancy discrimination. Firm represents the employee. 

January 25, 2020 Laura Wong-Pan represents Mid-Hudson Chapter at WBASNY Board of Directors meeting at Columbia Law School.

October 29, 2019 - New York Supreme Court denied motion to dismiss filed by Westchester Medical Center in Doe v. Westchester Medical Center, et al.  Firm represents the plaintiff, who alleges she was sexually assaulted in the workplace.

October 16, 2019 -Action commenced in Dutchess Supreme Court against university on behalf of long-term tenured professor with a claim that she was denied academic due process. See Dingman v. Marist College, Case No. 2019-1377

September 20, 2019- National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA/NY) Conference.  Laura Wong-Pan to speak on panel addressing liability of municipalities.

June 12, 2019 - Laura Wong-Pan installed as President of the Mid-Hudson Women's Bar Association , a chapter of the Women's Bar Association of New York (WBASNY) on June 12, 2019.  



319 Mill Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: (845) 218-1288

Fax: (845) 684-0007



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