John A. Beranbaum is a partner with the law firm of Beranbaum Menken LLP in New York City. He graduated from Yale College (A.B.) and NYU School of Law (J.D.). After law school, Mr. Beranbaum was awarded a Reginald Heber Smith Community Lawyer Fellowship by the Legal Services Corporation, with which he worked as a legal services lawyer in New Jersey. Mr. Beranbaum subsequently worked as a disability rights advocate with the New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate, and as associate with a Philadelphia law firm representing injured workers. Since 1992, Mr. Beranbaum has represented employees in discrimination, whistleblowing, wage and hour and contract lawsuits and disputes Among the cases he has litigated are two federal court race discrimination cases in which the jury returned seven-figure verdicts, and a $40 million qui tam action against a drug manufacturer for off-label marketing. Mr. Beranbaum has written extensively on employment law and spoken at, among other places, NYU School of Law, St. John’s University School of Law, and the City University of New York School of Law. He was a long-time member of the NELA/NY Executive Board, is an active member of NELA National and serves as a mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Mr. Beranbaum’s work in the area of Employment Law is recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Martindale Hubble.