Joshua Friedman, a 1985 graduate of Columbia Law School, represents employees in racial harassment, sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits.
Mr. Friedman's practice is focused exclusively on representing plaintiffs in employment and education harassment, discrimination and retaliation law suits, and class action law suits. Cases are handled on a contingent fee basis. Consultations are free and confidential.The Cases page includes a selection of some of the matters he has litigated, arbitrated and settled out-of-court. The Press page and the Blog contain articles about cases Mr. Friedman has handled or is currently litigating.
If you have been harassed or discriminated against at work or at school, for the fastest response, please send an email with a detailed description of your problem to Mr. Friedman. You may also fax or call if you do not have email.
Phone: 888-369-1119, Fax: 866-731-5553.
B.A., Columbia University, 1981
President, National Employment Lawyers Association , New York Affiliate (2014 – 2017) – NELA/NY is a plaintiff-side employment lawyers bar association with about 350 members in New York State
Board Member/Vice President, National Employment Lawyers Association, New York Affiliate (2005-2013)
Member, National Association of Employment Lawyers (National)
Board Member, National Headache Foundation , 2013 – 2015
Board Member, Orienta Point Association , 2013-2014
Courageous Plaintiff's Award, NELA/NY 2005
Speaker, Nela/NY Conference, Nuts & Bolts of Hostile Work Environment Cases, Fall 2023
Speaker, Tristate American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law annual conference, Damages in Sexual and Racial Harassment Cases, January 23rd, 2016 (continuing medical education for practicing forensic psychiatrists and psychologists)
Speaker, NELA National Annual Conference, Exploring The Issue Of Consent In Sexual Harassment Cases , Spring 2014
Speaker, NELA/NY March 2008 - "Continuing Legal Education for New York Neutrals - Valuing Emotional, Economic and Punitive Damages in Employment cases" - Collected cases NY State and City Compensatory, Punitive and Remittitur
In November 2005, one of Mr. Friedman's cases was awarded the Courageous Plaintiff's Award
Speaker, Spring 2007 NELA/NY Conference "Requests for Electronic Documents - Negotiation and Motion Practice"
Speaker Fall 2006 NELA/NY Conference "Technology and You: How to make your computer your partner"
Speaker at the NELA National Conference on Proof of Emotional Pain and Suffering Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases (June 2006)