Benjamin Noren is a seasoned employment lawyer and the Associate Chair of Davidoff Hutcher & Citron’s Labor and Employment Law practice and a litigation attorney in the Commercial Litigation group in the firm’s New York City office. Mr. Noren concentrates his practice on litigating, counseling, and advising businesses and individuals in various industries. He is well-versed in a wide range of labor, employment and commercial litigation matters, including wage and hour, sexual harassment, retaliation, and discrimination claims before federal and state courts, and administrative agencies.
Mr. Noren is recognized for his strategic ability to successfully and aggressively resolve disputes, in an efficient and cost-conscious manner. He has a track record of developing and implementing creative solutions to complex legal problems.
- Government Agency facing allegations under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, Federal Whistleblower Act, and related state-based human rights laws — successfully obtained a full dismissal on Summary Judgment
- Restaurant group facing allegations of pregnancy discrimination by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — procured a positive settlement
- Security company charged with violations of the National Labor Relations Act — convinced the National Labor Relations Board to drop the investigation
- Law firm at trial — successfully defended a former partner’s breach of contract claims
- National honey manufacturer — successfully represented against deceptive marketing claims
- Governmental Agency in a trial, successfully defended claims that its police force used excessive force
- Former employee, who had been retaliated against for questioning downward adjustment of commissions
Prior to joining DHC, he spent six years as an attorney for Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP, where he learned to manage all aspects of complex litigation. Mr. Noren began his legal career in public service for The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In that capacity, he defended the Port Authority in six jury trials to verdict and brought a number of property damage/breach of contract cases, which won the Port Authority millions of dollars.