Company: Beranbaum Menken LLP
Location: Brooklyn, New York, United States
John A. Beranbaum, Esq., Partner at Beranbaum Menken LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in employment law.
With more than two decades of experience in the field of employment law, Mr. Beranbaum takes great pride in his focus on social justice. He considers one of the most memorable highlights of his career to be participating in two race discrimination cases in which the jury returned seven-figure verdicts.
An AV Preeminent attorney, Mr. Beranbaum has served as a partner with Beranbaum Menken LLP since 1998. In this position, he has represented plaintiffs in an array of employment discrimination, sexual harassment and whistleblower cases. Mr. Beranbaum is well known for representing clients in cases that resulted in multi-million dollar settlements, including one in which he represented a whistleblower against her former employer, a drug company, in a qui tam action under the False Claims Act, which was settled for more than $42 million after the federal government’s intervention.
Early in his career, Mr. Beranbaum received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1977, and JD from New York University in 1981. He has been admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and Supreme Court of the United States.
A respected voice in the legal community, Mr. Beranbaum has served as a mediator with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York since 1994. For the past 10 years, he has also been named among the Best Lawyers in Labor and Employment Law. Most recently, Mr. Beranbaum was selected to receive a Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017. He has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. In 2016, Mr. Beranbaum was named Labor Attorney of the Year in New York by Corporate International Magazine.
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