Andrew-P-Yacyshyn

 

Andrew P. Yacyshyn

Associate yacyshyn@thsh.com 212-508-6792 LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate, Capital Formation & Securities Law
  • Employment Law
  • Staffing Industry
Andrew-P-Yacyshyn

Andrew P. Yacyshyn

Associate yacyshyn@thsh.com 212-508-6792 LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Areas of Focus

  • Corporate, Capital Formation & Securities Law
  • Employment Law
  • Staffing Industry

Biography

Andrew P. Yacyshyn is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law and Staffing practices where he represents businesses in various employment and human resource matters.

Employment and HR Compliance Counseling

Andrew counsels clients on:

  • wage and hour compliance;
  • allegations and charges of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination;
  • restrictive covenant enforceability;
  • employment issues in corporate transactions;
  • classification of workers and independent contractor and consulting issues;
  • administration and implementation of employee policies and procedures;
  • leaves of absence;
  • accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities;
  • background checks and onboarding;
  • internal workplace investigations;
  • employment termination; and
  • temporary employees and staffing industry issues.

Andrew reviews and drafts employee handbooks and workplace policies, confidentiality agreements and other restrictive covenants, employment and consulting agreements, commissions agreements, and separation agreements. He has experience conducting internal workplace investigations of harassment and discrimination and provides respectful workplace and anti-harassment training.

Employment Litigation and Government Audits

Andrew regularly represents clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies (such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New York State Division of Human Rights) in labor and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour violations; and restrictive covenant breaches. In addition, he represents employers in audits and investigations conducted by the New York Department of Labor and other government agencies.

Employment Law in the Hospitality Industry

Employers in the hospitality industry – such as restaurants, bars, caterers, clubs, and hotels – are subject to complicated wage and hour regulations and other employment laws specific to their industry. Andrew conducts internal audits for hospitality clients to support their compliance with these laws and mitigate the risk of costly litigation and government investigations. He counsels hospitality clients on issues regarding tipped workers (including tip credits and tip pooling arrangements), overtime compensation, workplace policies, onboarding, terminations, and general HR compliance. Andrew regularly represents hospitality clients in wage and hour and employment discrimination and harassment litigations.

Employment Law in the Building Service Industry

Andrew has extensive experience representing real estate owners and property management and construction companies in wage and hour and other employment law matters specific to the industry. Andrew counsels these employers on proper pay practices and classification of workers, prepares independent contractor and services agreements, and defends employers in government investigations and litigations, such as those brought by building superintendents.

College:

  • Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, 2012, B.S.

Law School:

  • Fordham University School of Law, 2015, J.D.
  • Honors: Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
  • Consumer Litigation Clinic

Professional:

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 & 2020

Publications

Andrew P. Yacyshyn is an associate in Tannenbaum Helpern’s Employment Law and Staffing practices where he represents businesses in various employment and human resource matters.

Employment and HR Compliance Counseling

Andrew counsels clients on:

  • wage and hour compliance;
  • allegations and charges of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination;
  • restrictive covenant enforceability;
  • employment issues in corporate transactions;
  • classification of workers and independent contractor and consulting issues;
  • administration and implementation of employee policies and procedures;
  • leaves of absence;
  • accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities;
  • background checks and onboarding;
  • internal workplace investigations;
  • employment termination; and
  • temporary employees and staffing industry issues.

Andrew reviews and drafts employee handbooks and workplace policies, confidentiality agreements and other restrictive covenants, employment and consulting agreements, commissions agreements, and separation agreements. He has experience conducting internal workplace investigations of harassment and discrimination and provides respectful workplace and anti-harassment training.

Employment Litigation and Government Audits

Andrew regularly represents clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies (such as the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New York State Division of Human Rights) in labor and employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; wage and hour violations; and restrictive covenant breaches. In addition, he represents employers in audits and investigations conducted by the New York Department of Labor and other government agencies.

Employment Law in the Hospitality Industry

Employers in the hospitality industry – such as restaurants, bars, caterers, clubs, and hotels – are subject to complicated wage and hour regulations and other employment laws specific to their industry. Andrew conducts internal audits for hospitality clients to support their compliance with these laws and mitigate the risk of costly litigation and government investigations. He counsels hospitality clients on issues regarding tipped workers (including tip credits and tip pooling arrangements), overtime compensation, workplace policies, onboarding, terminations, and general HR compliance. Andrew regularly represents hospitality clients in wage and hour and employment discrimination and harassment litigations.

Employment Law in the Building Service Industry

Andrew has extensive experience representing real estate owners and property management and construction companies in wage and hour and other employment law matters specific to the industry. Andrew counsels these employers on proper pay practices and classification of workers, prepares independent contractor and services agreements, and defends employers in government investigations and litigations, such as those brought by building superintendents.

College:

  • Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, 2012, B.S.

Law School:

  • Fordham University School of Law, 2015, J.D.
  • Honors: Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
  • Consumer Litigation Clinic

Professional:

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 & 2020
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