Jonathan Ben-Asher

Jonathan Ben-Asher


Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP

Recognized since 2008

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Individuals

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Jonathan Ben-Asher is a partner at Ritz Clark & Ben-Asher LLP. He represents executives and professionals in employment disputes, especially those concerning employment contracts, executive compensation, whistleblowing, retaliation and employment discrimination. He has particular expertise in executive compensation in the financial services industry, whistleblower cases under the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts, and qui tam matters under the False Claims Act. Jonathan is a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Jonathan prides himself on being creative, diligent, thorough and practical in representing employees.

Location

  • One Liberty Plaza, 23rd Floor
    165 Broadway
    New York, NY 10006-1404

Education

  • Columbia University, BA, graduated 1974

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Co-chair, Contracts and Executive Compensation Subcommittee, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law - Annual Conference - Employee Chair - 2011-12
  • American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law - Governing Council - Member, 2014 - present
  • National Employment Lawyers Association / New York - Vice President - 2005-2008
  • New York State Bar Association - Chair, Labor and Employment Law Section - 2012-13
  • New York University School of Law Center for Labor and Employment Law - Board of Advisors - 2010 - present

Court Admissions

  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Northern District of New York
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Special Focus

  • Contract Disputes
  • Employee Benefits
  • Harassment
  • Individuals
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act
  • Whistleblowers

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; AV rated
  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers - 2006 - present
  • New York Super Lawyers - Metro, 2007 - present
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010 - present
  • Best Lawyers in the New York Area, 2008 - present

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