Libbi L. Vilher is an associate in our Long Island, New York, headquarters. She focuses her defense practice on employment and labor law. She represents clients in several areas of employment matters including individual discrimination, harassment, breach of contract matters, and retaliation claims. Ms. Vilher’s litigation practice includes litigating wage and hour compliance cases.
Prior to joining KDV, Ms. Vilher was an assistant district attorney in Nassau County, New York, where she prosecuted criminal cases including drug and weapon possession, drunk driving, armed robberies, special victims, and murders. She served in the District Attorney’s District Court Trial Bureau and in the Appeals Bureau, and communicated with victims, witnesses, law enforcement personnel, and other attorneys.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Vilher served in the Israeli Defense Forces, successfully completing her service with the rank of Private First Class. She is fluent in Russian and has conversational Hebrew and Ukrainian language skills.
During law school, Ms. Vilher was an editor of the school’s Corporate Law Journal and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. She received several awards: she was a semifinalist in the Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition; a two-time recipient of the Brooklyn Law School Endowed Scholar Award; a two-time awardee of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award. She was recognized for her many hours of pro bono work by being awarded the Gold BLS Pro Bono Award.
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- Brooklyn Law School, J.D. magna cum laude
- City University of New York, Brooklyn College, B.A, magna cum laude