Steven Fingerhut is an experienced New York City employment attorney, providing aggressive representation for employees who face harassment or discrimination at work. Working closely with Phillips & Associates’ team of attorneys, Steven provides clients with robust representation against employment lawsuits.
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Early Life and Education
Steven Fingerhut grew up in the Cleveland suburbs and attended university and law school before serving as a clerk to Honorable Lawrence E. Kahn of the Northern District Court of New York. Additionally, Steven is a member of both National Employment Lawyers Association and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
He represents workers who have been subjected to harassment and discrimination in the workplace, such as epithets, racial/sexual offense comments/jokes/physical assaults/threatening emails etc. As an avid advocate for his clients he has secured over $7 Million in settlements on their behalf.
Rain Fingerhut, one of his daughters, said her father’s illness and COVID-19 lockdown allowed for more quality time with him and the family. He died Monday at age 76.
Steven Fingerhut has held various professional roles during his career. Currently he serves as Senior Vice President, Flash Marketing of Marvell’s Storage Products Group; joining this company after leaving Micron where he held the Corporate Vice President position of Global Communications and Marketing.
He specializes in employment law cases involving discrimination and retaliation. He regularly appears before state and federal courts on behalf of his clients to represent their interests; additionally he represents victims who have been victimized by illegal workplace practices such as sexual harassment.
He has demonstrated an extensive commitment to public service by volunteering for several organizations in Miami. In addition, he has spoken at local schools and churches and co-authored a book on Florida DUI Law for LexisNexis.
Achievement and Honors
He was elected to the Ohio Senate, serving two consecutive full terms before running against incumbent Republican U.S. Senator George V. Voinovich for election as U.S. Senate; Voinovich won convincingly.
Professor Fingerhut has received several honors and awards, such as the Dade County Bar Association “Put Something Back” Pro Bono Award, FACDL-Miami’s Daniel S. Pearson-Harry W. Prebish Founders’ Award, as well as six times being chosen to hood law school graduating classes at commencement. Additionally, he serves as an Honors College Fellow while teaching Trial Advocacy, Criminal and Civil Pretrial Practice courses, as well as course components related to Criminal and Civil Defense Externship Externship Externship Externship courses.
Steven represents employees who have experienced harassment at work, such as sexual harassment and retaliation for filing discrimination claims. In addition, he advocates to increase funding for Ohio universities and colleges and make higher education affordable to all Ohioans.
Steven Fingerhut is an accomplished attorney working for Phillips & Associates in New York City employment law firm. As an advocate for those who have been mistreated at work, Steven works tirelessly on their behalf in pursuit of compensation they are due. He also offers advice and counsel for those discriminated against or harassed while denied minimum wage or overtime pay.
Fingerhut has also served as CEO of Hillel International and led them through a controversy regarding Zionism support. Following this incident, Fingerhut made public statements denouncing anti-Zionist views, prompting some critics to accuse him of restricting political diversity within Hillel.
Fingerhut’s estimated net worth stands at roughly $5 Million. An accomplished businessman, Fingerhut also served in public office as part of Ohio Senate and U.S. Representative as well as being president of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life.
His legal career began with an internship under Judge Lawrence E. Kahn of Federal District Court for the Northern District of New York. Subsequently, he entered private practice at a small firm with an emphasis on employment law with particular attention paid to FINRA matters.
Phillips & Associates offers Steven his services as an advocate for individuals seeking justice against harassment at large companies (Financial Times 500 and Dow Jones) or smaller businesses, providing workers with exceptional representation.