Mordy YankovichSenior Associate
Mordy Yankovich litigates discrimination, retaliation and wage and hour claims on behalf of public and private sector employees before state and federal courts as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). He has represented numerous federal employees in responding to proposed discipline and at administrative hearings before the Merit Systems Protection Board. He has also represented unionized employees at arbitrations.
Mr. Yankovich handles all aspects of litigation including drafting pleadings, discovery related motions and summary judgment motions. Mr. Yankovich also represents clients at various state and federal court conferences including mediations and settlement conferences. His efforts have led the Agency to rescind or mitigate penalties for many federal employees. He has also successfully negotiated several six-year figure settlements on behalf of private and public sector employees.
Prior to working with The Law Office of Jonathan Bell, Mr. Yankovich practiced in the area of labor and employment law at multiple law firms where he represented employees and employers in both the private and public sector. Mr. Yankovich has also recently served as an instructor at Hofstra University School of Law teaching trial advocacy to second year law students.
Mr. Yankovich is a graduate of Boston University and Hofstra University School of Law where he served as an articles editor of the Labor and Employment Law Journal. While at law school, Mr. Yankovich interned at the Office of the New York State Attorney General and served as a clerk to Judge Fran Lubow in the Queens Family Court. In addition, Mr. Yankovich completed the NITA intensive trial advocacy program and represented employees at unemployment hearings before administrative law judges.