About Our New York Office
Sanford Heisler’s New York office is located in Midtown Manhattan. The New York office’s impressive record of success reflects our staff’s personal and professional investment in representing clients who deserve justice. Our attorneys in New York work together with the experienced attorneys in our Washington, DC, San Francisco, and San Diego offices.
New York Partners
The NY office is managed by founding partner and Executive Board Member Jeremy Heisler. Jeremy has had notable success in employment class actions and complex multi-party and multi-state litigation, producing more than $400 million in benefits to class members. As lead counsel, Jeremy secured the largest wage and hour settlement of 2012 ($99 million). His other successes include a $19.2 million settlement from G.E. Capital (G.E. charged consumers with illegal fees) and a $15 million settlement from a major leasing company (consumers were defrauded).
Partners Michael Palmer and Andrew Melzer litigate cases on behalf of employees who are denied wages they are entitled to according to law. Their cases include claims where individuals are misclassified as independent contractors or managers, denied base pay or overtime pay for hours worked, or denied meal and rest breaks.
Partner Ross Brooks has helped whistleblowers and the government recover hundreds of millions of dollars under the False Claims Act. His cases often involve actions against defendants who have defrauded Medicare, Medicaid, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and other governmental entities through illegal kickbacks, off-label marketing, FDA violations, procurement fraud, Best Price Violations, Trade Agreements Act violations, Davis-Bacon Act violations.
New York Senior Attorneys
Alexandra Harwin represents clients who have experienced discrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, and disability. She has recovered damages in both class actions and individual cases.
Russell Kornblith focuses on matters of employment discrimination and fraud against the U.S. government. Among other clients, he currently represents a class of women in a national gender discrimination case.