Rachel S. Philion is a partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department, co-head of the Wage and Hour Practice Group and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Class and Collective Actions Practice Groups.
Rachel represents management across all industries in a broad array of employment matters, including wage-and-hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, as well as whistleblowing, wrongful discharge and breach of contract disputes. In addition to jury trial experience, she has extensive experience litigating nationwide class and collective actions.
In addition to Rachel’s active employment litigation practice, she regularly advises clients on litigation avoidance strategies and compliance issues, conducts wage and hour audits and leads workplace investigations.
Rachel was selected as a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500 for 2019 and New York Super Lawyers for 2017-2019. She is a current member of the Committee on Labor and Employment Law of the New York City Bar Association, and a past member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and former co-chair of the Section’s New Lawyers’ Committee.