Of Counsel

Theodore J. Filippatos

Over the course of his career, Mr. Filippatos has worked tirelessly to defend employee rights in the workplace. He is experienced in claims of workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, race or gender based hostile work environment, unlawful micro-aggressions, retaliation, denial of religious and disability accommodations, violation of state and federal wage and hour laws, and interference with medical or other protected leave.

Mr. Filippatos regularly provides crucial guidance for his clients on matters of discrimination, retaliation, employee rights, and employer liability in the workplace.

Prior Experience

Before joining Filippatos PLLC, Mr. Filippatos worked at other employment law firms, where he focused on both plaintiff’s rights and employment defense.

Additionally, Mr. Filippatos worked as a student attorney at Fordham University’s Criminal Defense Clinic where, under a student practice order, he represented underserved clients in New York criminal court, in matters ranging from arraignment to post-conviction. Prior to law school, Mr. Filippatos worked as a paralegal at an internationally-recognized immigration law firm.


Mr. Filippatos is a proud, lifelong New Yorker who earned his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University (English & American Literature).

Mr. Filippatos proudly served in numerous leadership roles during law school, including Moot Court (Executive Board), Labor and Employment Law Society (Treasurer), and OUTLAWS (Events Chair).

Licensed Jurisdictions

Mr. Filippatos is admitted to practice law in Florida and is pending admission to the New York State Bar. He is admitted to the U.S. District Courts of the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida.

Other Interests

When not practicing law, Theodore enjoys traveling, hiking, weightlifting, watching sports, and spending time with his friends, family, and puppy, Brady.

Theodore J. Filippatos

Our Awards Speak for Themselves

Parisis G. (“Gerry”) Filippatos has successfully represented employees for over 30 years. He founded Filippatos PLLC to empower more employees with a unique team that uses innovative and aggressive approaches to ensure success. Top legal organizations and publications have recognized our firm’s efforts and achievements.

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