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Irene Chan
  • Employment Law, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights
  • New York
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Irene Chan is an employment attorney at Phillips & Associates, focusing on labor and employment discrimination. She handles matters from inception through all phases of litigation. Ms. Chan has successfully negotiated favorable settlements and employment agreements on behalf of her clients. She is conversant in Chinese Cantonese.

Ms. Chan was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. As a native New Yorker and a first-generation American born to immigrant parents, she witnessed first-hand the injustice and the unfair treatment due to language barrier and ethnicity in the New York City metropolitan area. Right after high school, Ms. Chan served seven years active duty with the United States Marine Corps and was part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Ms. Chan graduated with honors with a Bachelor's of Science in Legal Studies in 2009 from St. John’s University. Shortly after graduating, she made the move to Boston to take a Legal Assistant position with the Department of Labor for the District Chief Judge. After working at the DOL for three years, she continued her legal education and received her J.D. from New England Law | Boston in 2017.

Ms. Chan has a strong commitment to zealously advocate for victims of unlawful discrimination and harassment. She has now joined Phillips & Associates in the fight for justice in employment matters and ensuring a fair workplace for all.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • Cantonese: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
- Current
Brown, LLC
Student Attorney, MA SJC Rule 3:03 Certified
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office – Chelsea District Court
Legal Internship
Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office – Narcotics | Asset Forfeiture Unit
Student Attorney, MA SJC Rule 3:03 Certified (Civil)
Greater Boston Legal Services – Housing Unit
Law Clerk
Graeber, Davis & Cantwell, P.C.
Legal Assistant to the District Chief Judge
Department of Labor, Boston Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ)
Picerno & Associates, PLLC
Operations Statistician/Legal Clerk
United States Marine Corps
New England Law | Boston
J.D. (2017)
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St. John's University
B.S. (2009) | Legal Studies
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Contact & Map
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
New York Office
45 Broadway
New York, NY 10006
Telephone: (212) 248-7431
Fax: (212) 901-2107
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
White Plains Office
50 Main St
White Plains, NY 10606
Toll-Free: (212) 248-7431
Cell: (212) 901-2107
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
Long Island Office
585 Stewart Ave
Garden City, NY 11530
Telephone: (516) 365-3731
Fax: (212) 901-2107
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
Princeton Office
100 Overlook Center
2nd Floor
Princeton, NJ 08540
Telephone: (609) 436-9087
Fax: (212) 901-2107
Phillips & Associates, Attorneys at Law, PLLC
Philadelphia Office
1635 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Toll-Free: (215) 315-7694
Cell: (212) 901-2107