Gorlick, Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C.
29 Broadway | 20th Floor | New York, NY 10006-3218
Contact Us @ 212-269-2500


New York and New Jersey Litigation Attorneys

Gorlick, Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C. represents clients in federal and state court litigation.  As seasoned trial lawyers, we never hesitate to take a case to trial when it suits our client's objectives, and we are always prepared to do so. 

However, before doing so, we seek to resolve disputes in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.  As a legal team, we are extremely flexible.  Many legal disputes can be resolved through negotiation or alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as arbitration or mediation.

By counseling clients on regulatory compliance programs, and managing the legal aspects of transactions, we have acquired broad knowledge and experience in our areas of practice.  We only litigate in areas where we have substantive knowledge, which saves our clients time and expense.  Our lawyers represent clients through alternative dispute resolution or litigation in the following areas:

Employment Law

We represent clients before federal and state administrative agencies and in the courts on employment law issues.  Commonly addressed issues include:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Whistle blowing
  • Wage and hour law enforcement (overtime and minimum wage)
  • including Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws 
  • Wrongful termination


We provide alternative dispute resolution and litigation for ERISA disputes:

  • Fiduciary defense
  • Individual employee benefits claims
  • Litigation concerning fiduciary issues
  • Litigation concerning ERISA benefits
  • Employee benefits fiduciary withdrawal liability
  • Arbitration between fiduciaries
  • Delinquency litigation
  • Arbitration/litigation between fiduciaries

Labor Law

We handle federal litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings on behalf of unions in the public and private sectors, in matters that involve:

  • Collective bargaining disputes
  • Contract disputes Strike related disputes
  • Representation and unfair labor practice proceedings  before the NLRB and Public Employee Relations Board
  • Internal union governance disputes
  • Election law disputes
  • members' rights
  • DFR (Duty of Fair Representation)
    NY WARN (New York Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification ACT which requires prior notification for loss of employment)

Domestic Relations

We represent our clients through alternative dispute resolution (ADR) or litigation involving domestic relations disputes:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Visitation
  • Child support
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Name Changes
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Separation agreements
  • Qualified domestic relations orders
  • Qualified medical orders
  • Qualified child support orders
  • Guardianships
  • Child Abuse


The firm represents clients in most types of commercial litigation, with the exception of personal injury, products liability, workers compensation, and securities litigation.  We represent clients in the following commercial issues:

  • Contract disputes
  • Commercial disputes between businesses
  • Sales goods contracts
  • Construction disputes
  • Lien law
  • Commercial real estate disputes

For a consultation to discuss legal concerns that may require alternative dispute resolution or litigation, call Gorlick, Kravitz & Listhaus, P.C., at 212-269-2500 or contact our New York and New Jersey lawyers online.