In the Media

A recognized expert in his field, Kevin Mintzer has regularly been quoted in the press on employment law matters, including in publications such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, the New York Post and Newsday. He has also appeared on national and local television programs. His recent media appearances include the following:

Weinstein Company Now Probed by Attorney General

October 24, 2017

Kevin provides expert commentary to the New York Law Journal on the subject of the ongoing sexual harassment investigations concerning the film producer Harvey Weinstein and whether non-disclosure agreements should be legal as applied to allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination.

 

New York Law Journal

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Executive Producer Sues Production Company For Sexual Harassment

August 10, 2017

Kevin represents an executive producer of an upcoming motion picture who alleges that he was subject to sexual harassment, including threats of violence, by the president of a newly-formed film production company. The action is pending in New York State Supreme Court.

New York Daily News

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In Albany, sleaze never goes unrewarded

July 13, 2017

The New York Post editorial board quotes Kevin regarding the unjustified appointment of Sheldon Silver’s former counsel to the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics.

 

New York Post

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Fox News Host Gretchen Carlson Sues CEO Roger Ailes for Sexual Harassment

July 7, 2016

Kevin provides expert commentary to NBC News regarding the sexual harassment and retaliation case brought against the head of Fox News.

NBC News

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Ex-Official Says Medical Examiner Forced Her Out Over DNA Technique

February 18, 2016

Kevin represents, along with co-counsel, the former Director of Toxicology at the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office, who alleges, among other claims, that she was forced out of her position in violation of the First Amendment because she sought transparency about the use of a controversial DNA testing technique.

The New York Times

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Can you lose your job because you talk about work on Facebook or Twitter?

November 23, 2015

The New York Post interviews Kevin about the intersection between employee rights and personal social media use.

New York Post

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Food preparers at Danny Meyer eatery fired after they got pregnant: suit

October 26, 2015

Represented two former food preparers at a well known Manhattan restaurant who claimed that they were fired because of their pregnancies and pregnancy-related medical conditions.

New York Post

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New York City Settles Sexual Harassment Suit by 3 Female Police Officers for $1.25 Million

September 16, 2015

Daily News, November 6, 2014, Bronx NYPD Cop Accused of Harassment — Including Groping Women and Exposing Himself — By 3 Female Officers in Lawsuit

Kevin Mintzer, along with co-counsel, represented three women New York City police officers who alleged that they were subject to egregious sexual harassment by a their supervisor, a Lieutenant with the NYPD. The action was filed in federal court in Manhattan and settled for a total of $1,250,000.

New York Times | Daily News

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New York State and Former Assemblyman settle with victims for $580,000

February 5, 2015

New York Times, August 4, 2012, Lawmaker Is Censured Over Sexual Harassment

CBS New York, June 6, 2013, Vito Lopez Sexual Harassment Accusers File Suit Against Him, Assembly Speaker Silver

Reuters, June 10, 2014, Top N.Y. Lawmaker Must Face Harassment Suit Against Ex-Assemblyman

The New York Times, CBS, Reuters and numerous other media extensively reported on the claims made by two women who alleged they were sexually harassed by former New York State Assemblymember Vito Lopez. Kevin Mintzer represented the two plaintiffs in their lawsuits against Lopez, the New York State Assembly, and the former Speaker of the Assembly, Sheldon Silver. The cases settled for a combined total of $580,00.

New York Times | CBS New York | Reuters | New York Daily News

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Chinese rights activist sued for bias

July 1, 2012

The Boston Globe has reported on a lawsuit filed by a Chinese-American human rights activist who has has sued her former employer for discriminating against her on the basis of her religious beliefs. Kevin Mintzer and co-counsel represent the plaintiff in an action that is pending in federal court in Brooklyn.

Boston Globe – July 1, 2012 | Boston Globe – April 29, 2015

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