Maury Josephson's practice has been grounded in employment law, labor law and general litigation (including disputed estate and financial accounting matters) for over 25 years. He spent the first half of his career to date as associate and later counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP. In 1998 he founded and became Principal of The Law Office of Maury B. Josephson, P.C., a Long Island-based employment law, litigation and general practice firm. He also co-authored The New York Law Journal’s Labor Relations column from 1988 to 2005.
Maury’s practice covers the full range of employment law matters representing employers, individual executives and employees. Key areas of his practice include counseling, compliance and workplace investigations; litigation of employment related claims, including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, restrictive covenant and indemnification matters; preparation of employment agreements, separation agreements and stock option and other equity participation plans and agreements; labor and employment law aspects of corporate transactions; wage and hour matters; and collective bargaining, labor relations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.
Maury received his BS degree from the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations in 1982, where he received the prestigious Irving M. Ives Award, and his JD from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was a Floyd Mechem Scholar, in 1985.
Maury is admitted to practice in New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second and Sixth Circuits.