Michael R. Futterman concentrates his practice on employment litigation, employment counseling, and complex commercial litigation. Mr. Futterman defends employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies throughout New York and New Jersey in all types of workplace disputes, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, noncompete and trade-secret matters. He likewise defends employers in wage-and-hour suits before the U.S. Department of Labor on issues including overtime pay violations, misclassification of workers’ exempt or independent contractor status, “off the clock” work and tip theft.