J.D., New York University School of Law, 1989; B.A., University of Chicago, 1986.
Moritt Hock Hamroff & Horowitz LLP; Epstein Becker & Green PC; Represented the City of New York in employment and civil rights litigation; a Motions Law Clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Representing employers in all areas of workplace discrimination, retaliation, harassment and civil rights claims, and class actions. Providing advice and counsel to employers on discrimination and retaliation policies and prevention, collective bargaining, wage and hour matters, and other issues. Drafting employee handbooks, severance packages, employment agreements, and other documents.
Mr. Trafimow recently co-tried a civil rights class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Dodge v. County of Orange, 02 Civ. 769 (CM). Mr. Trafimow has been counsel of record in numerous reported decisions, including Cobb and Rouse v. Pozzi, et al., 363 F.3d 89 (2d Cir. 2004); Burniche v. General Electric Automation Services, Inc., 306 F.Supp.2d 233 (N.D.N.Y. 2004); Moore v. City of New York, 219 F.Supp.2d 335 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 10, 2002), and Rodolico v. Unisys Corp., 96 F.Supp.2d 184 (E.D.N.Y. May 1, 2000). Prior to joining EBG, Mr. Trafimow represented the City of New York in employment and civil rights litigation, and tried several cases in the United States district courts in that capacity. He previously worked as a Motions Law Clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Trafimow is an experienced pro bono mediator for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is also an award-winning editor of the New York Employment Law Letter, published in affiliation with M. Lee Smith, and a member of the firm's Hispanic Business Group. Mr. Trafimow is a frequent writer and speaker on employment law issues.