D. Maimon Kirschenbaum represents employees in class action and individual wage/hour cases, individual discrimination cases and other employment matters, such as severance negotiations. Maimon has successfully taken on employers ranging in size from Fortune 500 Companies to "mom and pop" local businesses.
From an early point in his career, Maimon has been recognized in the media as a "wunderkind of the plaintiff's bar" and the "patron saint of stiffed waiters." Now a partner at the law firm of Joseph & Kirschenbaum LLP, he is well known throughout the restaurant and hospitality industry and its lawyers as a dedicated and effective advocate for workers who experienced wage and tip theft, wage and hour violations and other unfair and illegal employment practices. He is a nationally recognized class action litigator who has represented tens of thousands of victims of wage theft. His numerous notable cases include some of the largest reported recoveries in wage and hour lawsuits in the state's history.
In September of 2014 Maimon was selected by Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star in the New York legal community. Super Lawyers® is an independent legal publication that utilizes a patented selection process to identify and honor the highest quality lawyers in the legal profession. A Rising Star must be under the age of 40 or have been in the practice of law for less than 10 years. Fewer than five percent of attorneys are named as Super Lawyers® and fewer than 2.5 percent are named as Rising Stars.