Erica L. Shnayder, Esq. is an Owner and Attorney with the law firm Shnayder Law LLC based in Morristown, NJ. Ms. Shnayder represents clients throughout New Jersey and New York in a wide range of employment law matters, including sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, whistleblower claims, and discrimination based on gender, disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, and other protected characteristics. Ms. Shnayder is fluent in Russian.
Ms. Shnayder is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, obtaining significant awards and settlements for her clients. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million-dollar verdicts, awards, or settlements. Ms. Shnayder has secured over $22 Million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients. Notably, Ms. Shnayder obtained a $4.025 Million verdict for a disability discrimination claim in New York State Supreme Court which was the highest New York employment law verdict of 2014. In May 2020, Ms. Shnayder, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice, secured a global $1.1 Million verdict against the New York City Department of Education in a race discrimination case. Ms. Shnayder was recognized as a “Top 40 Lawyer Under 40” by the American Society of Legal Advocates. For seven consecutive years, Ms. Shnayder has been named a “Top Woman Attorney” and “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers. Ms. Shnayder has litigated numerous high-profile cases which have been featured in various news outlets including The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, and Bloomberg Law.
Ms. Shnayder is committed to workplace rights and believes that all employees deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. She is a passionate litigator who derives great personal satisfaction from making a difference for her clients.