New York’s Leading
Wage and Hour Firm

Our team specializes in recovering unpaid wages
and protecting employees from unlawful discrimination


Attorneys You Want On Your Side

For over a decade, we have helped thousands of individuals recover millions of dollars in unpaid wages and overtime compensation. Regardless of nationality or immigration status, all individuals hired to work in this country have a fundamental right to be paid the proper amount of wages that the law affords.

We are the Leading Wage & Hour Firm in the New York Metropolitan Area.

Wage & Hour

Laws that govern the rates an employer must pay its employees and the hours for which an employer must compensate its employees. 


Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination against employees based on such things as race, religion, gender, disability and sexual orientation.

Why Choose Cilenti & Cooper

3 Reasons to Hire Us

industry experience

Thousands Of Successfully Resolved Cases

full transparency

Honest and Accountable Lawyers

Trusted Attorneys

We have over 3,000 Satisfied Clients

100% success rate

We have an astonishing 100% trial success rate, which proudly demonstrates the level of dedication we commit to our clients and their cases


The amount of unpaid wages we have recovered on behalf of our clients


The amount of wages that are unlawfully withheld from NY employees each year


The amount of wages stolen from employees nationwide each year


The number of New Yorkers who are underpaid each year

Skilled Attorneys With Extensive Experience

dedicated client representation

Unmatched Courtroom Performance

how to get started

Initial Consultation
Contact us to schedule a free, no obligation, consultation to discuss your legal needs.
Initial Consultation
Case Evaluation
We take the time to make an honest and informed decision to determine if you have a valid employment-related legal claim, and to find the best way to protect your rights. Our primary concern is your satisfaction.
Case Evaluation
Hire Us
If you decide we are the right attorneys, you will sign an agreement hiring us to represent you.
Hire Us
Start Your Case
Once retained, we will aggressively represent your interests to vindicate the wrongs that you have suffered and to recover as much financial compensation that you are legally entitled to.
Start Your Case


Cilenti and Cooper provided great advice and built a strong case. Justin and Peter are talented, honest and experienced lawyers. They are available every day and responded to all of my questions— always promptly and professionally.
Daniele F
New York City
The attorneys at Cilenti and Cooper are unique, genuine lawyers who go above and beyond. They treated me like family. I trust them to protect me and I am very pleased with the results in my case.
Maria C
Yonkers, NY
I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My attorney fought hard for me and explained everything from beginning to end. I think the advice they provided was great and they worked hard to obtain a successful outcome faster than I thought possible.
Carlos G
New Jersey

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Recovering Unpaid Overtime: Your Legal Rights in New York 

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