Mr. Ginzberg has litigated myriad cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, denial of both religious and disability accommodations, and interference with medical leaves.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Ginzberg has negotiated several six-figure separation agreements and handled numerous mediations and court settlement conferences. He also regularly provides clients with guidance on cutting-edge strategies and novel theories of liability in the workplace.
Mr. Ginzberg received his Juris Doctor from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. During Law School, Mr. Ginzberg served as the Academic Chair of Hofstra’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA). Before joining Filippatos PLLC, Mr. Ginzberg also held several positions at private law firms with varying areas of expertise: two focused on plaintiff-side employment law, and three others focused on both criminal defense and civil litigation. Additionally, Mr. Ginzberg worked as a student attorney at Hofstra University’s Criminal Defense Clinic where, under a student practice order, he represented indigent clients in all stages of their criminal defense from arraignment through sentencing.
Prior to Law School, Mr. Ginzberg graduated from Pace University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, and a minor in Psychology. As an undergraduate, Mr. Ginzberg excelled academically, was actively involved with the leadership of multiple campus organizations, and honored with admittance to the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society.
Mr. Ginzberg is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (“NELA”). When not practicing law, Elan enjoys riding his motorcycle, rescuing domestic and exotic animals, and spending time with his family, friends, and pets.