New York, NY 10119
Robert B. Stulberg is a founding partner of Broach & Stulberg LLP, where he represents individual employees, classes of employees, labor unions, employee benefit funds and disability rights organizations in the private and public sectors.
Mr. Stulberg counsels individuals in all aspects of workplace law, including negotiation and drafting of employment and severance agreements, and arbitration and litigation of discrimination, retaliation, contract, wage and hour and other employment disputes. He represents labor unions in collective bargaining negotiations, contract and disciplinary arbitrations, public contracting matters, and judicial and administrative litigation. He regularly appears before state and federal trial and appellate courts, and has handled cases arising under a wide range of labor, employment, employee benefit and civil rights laws. Among Mr. Stulberg’s cases are federal court class actions preventing the removal of New York City’s emergency alarm box system and requiring the installation of curb ramps for wheelchairs on all of New York City’s street corners.
A nationally recognized expert in labor, employment and disability rights law, Mr. Stulberg is rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, the highest level of professional excellence.
Mr. Stulberg is a member of the Bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Fifth Circuit and the District of Columbia Circuit, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of the District of Columbia.
Mr. Stulberg is a member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section, the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law and Health Law Committees, and the New York County Lawyers Association’s Labor and Employment Law Committee. He currently serves as Co-chair of the ABA International Labor and Employment Law Committee's Sub-committee on Webinar Programs, as Co-chair of the ABA Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee's Subcommittee on International Labor and Employment Law, and has served as Chair of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s Committee on Labor and Employment Law, Chair of its Sub-Committees on Workfare and OSHA, Co-Chair of its Liaison Sub-Committee to the Pro Se Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and member of its Committees on Disabilities Law and Federal Legislation. He is also an active member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee and the National Alliance for Fair Contracting Lawyers Committee.
A prolific author, teacher and lecturer, Mr. Stulberg has served as an adjunct instructor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Empire State College of the State University of New York, the Rutgers University Institute of Management-Labor Relations, and the Antioch School of Law Paralegal Institute. He also has served as a seminar instructor for the American Bar Association, Columbia University Graduate School of Public Health, and Hunter College Health and Science Institute, among others. List of selected publications and presentations.
Prior to forming Broach & Stulberg LLP, Mr. Stulberg was an attorney at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C. in New York City and a law clerk with the National Labor Relations Board. He is the Emmy Award-winning producer and co-writer of “A Day Without Sunshine,” an acclaimed documentary about Florida farmworkers. He received a B.A. in Philosophy from Columbia College in 1974 and a J.D. from Antioch School of Law in 1978.