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Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC
319 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie, New York
845-218-1288

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About

Employment Law and Litigation
Advice, Advocacy and Counsel

PRACTICE AREAS

Employment law

  • Discrimination/Harassment

  • Severance

  • Contracts

  • Union negotiation

  • Executive Compensation

  • Wage, Hour and Overtime

  • Civil Service

  • Investigations

  • Whistleblower litigation

  • Disability rights 

Education Law

  • Student rights

  • Disciplinary proceedings

General Civil Litigation

  • Article 78 Petitions

  • Contract disputes

  • other areas

We handle all aspects of employment and labor law, including contract disputes, severance, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, overtime, assault and workplace violence, union negotiations, disabilities, violation of civil rights, and issues relating to non-competition and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts. 

We litigate in Federal and New York State Courts, as well as the EEOC, NLRB (National Labor Relations Board), FINRA, New York Department of Labor, New York Division of Human Rights, Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) and other administrative agencies. 

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. 

 Working to resolve disputes, and provide comprehensive representation  

Contact Us to Schedule a Consultation

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. 

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

 

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RECENT NEWS OF INTEREST

Named as a top attorney for 2023, 2022, 2021 in the employment/labor law category of Hudson Valley Magazine.  Click here for the most recent list.

November 27, 2023.  Days before the start of trial, a settlement was reached on behalf of a server/assistant manager of Fuji Japanese Steakhouse Sushi Inc. in a discrimination case based on the plaintiff's status as the mother of a newborn. Terms are confidential. (Dingman v. Fuji Japanese Steakhouse Sushi, Inc., 20-CV-4850). Plaintiff is represented by Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC.

August 8, 2023. Unemployment benefits won for taxi driver in Orange County who was wrongfully terminated in violation of New York Labor Law.

July 2023.  Settled sexual assault case on behalf of Registered Nurse, weeks before trial was set to commence. (Doe v. Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital, et al., 53972-2019)

March 15, 2023After two years of litigation, settled breach of contract case on behalf of executive sales director.. (Caron v. Satin Fine Foods, EF2576-2020). 

December 13, 2022Ulster County Supreme Court rules that redistricting maps for County legislative districts are unlawful and void and requires the County Reapportionment Commission to redraw the maps. Law Office of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC is counsel to the Petitioners. (Kruglinski v. County of Ulster, et al, EF2022-2250). The decision is here.

July 27, 2022.  Jury verdict for City of Kingston employee. Jury decided that City breached the terms of her union contract, and that she was entitled to retiree health insurance for life, at no cost to her. (Ossmer v. City of Kingston, Ulster County Supreme Court). 

April 12, 2022.   Dutchess County Supreme Court grants Article 78 Petition, determining that the terminations of the Town Comptroller and Highway Secretary were arbitrary and capricious and in error of law, and ordering the Town of Stanford to pay damages, including lost wages. (O'Connor v. Town of Stanford, Dutchess County Supreme Court).  Update: Case settled in 2/2023

April 1, 2022.  Firm settled case brought by smoker who sued for being denied a job because he is a smoker, in violation of Labor Law 201-D, known as the "lifestyle law," protecting employees' rights to engage in lawful activities outside of work.  (Delfino v. Town of Rhinebeck, Dutchess County Supreme Court) 

March 30, 2022.  Federal Court in White Plains denies NYSDOCCS motion to dismiss disability discrimination complaint brought by Corrections Officer who was attacked by an inmate after his request for light duty due to prior injuries was denied. (Mrani v. NYSDOCCS, 21-CV-01072).  Corrections Officer is represented by Law Firm of Laura Wong-Pan PLLC.  Read the decision here.

 

Working to help clients throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond to navigate through difficult legal situations.

To learn more about how we can help you, contact us to make an appointment with an attorney at 845-218-1288 or info@laurawongpanlaw.com.

CONTACT

CONTACT US

319 Mill Street

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Phone: (845) 218-1288

Fax: (845) 684-0007

info@laurawongpanlaw.com

 

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