Douglas Lipsky is a co-founding partner of Lipsky Lowe LLP. He has extensive experience in all areas of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, unpaid overtime, and unpaid tips. He regularly represents individuals in state and federal court. He, additionally, regularly represents clients in complex wage and hour claims, including collective actions under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and class actions under the laws of many different states.
Doug also advises corporate clients on matters relating to harassment, the development and implementation of employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, reductions-in-force, independent contractor agreements and compliance with Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, and other federal, state and local employment statutes.
Prior to becoming a co-founding partner of Lipsky Lowe, Doug and Chris Lowe worked together at the New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, a premier nationwide labor and employment law firm.
Doug is widely and highly respected amongst his peers. New York Super Lawyer Magazine has named him a Super Lawyer for every year since 2011, including for 2021. No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in New York are named to this list.
Doug has been Court-appointed class counsel in several class and collective actions