Overview

Matthew R. Capobianco, an attorney in the firm’s Long Island office, focuses his practice in labor and employment law. Mr. Capobianco is experienced representing clients in federal and state wage-and-hour class actions, individual and class discrimination suits, work place harassment, retaliation and whistle blower claims. He has handled claims brought under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Workers Benefit Protection Act, Equal Pay Act, Family Medical Leave Act, New York State Human Rights Law and New York City Human Rights Law. Mr. Capobianco also has experience handling claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the New York State Labor Law, as well as actions and audits brought by the United States and New York State Departments of Labor.

Mr. Capobianco advises employers in all matters related to union organizing, unfair labor practices, and the collective bargaining process and handles actions before the National Labor Relations Board, as well as, providing advice and counsel to both small and large businesses regarding employment policies and practices.  He counsels and defends clients on website and brick and mortar accessibility claims under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. He also counsels and defends clients on all actions brought under the Fair Housing Act.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Capobianco was an associate attorney at a New York law firm, where he represented clients in matters involving civil rights, retaliation, whistle blowing, and wage-and-hour dispute

 

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Second Circuit
    • Southern District of New York
    • Eastern District of New York

Education

  • Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University – J.D.
  • St. John’s University – B.A.
    • summa cum laude
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