Biography

Troy L. Kessler is a partner at Shulman Kessler LLP. He has extensive experience representing employees who have been the victims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, overtime and minimum wage violations. 

Troy has spoken at CLE events sponsored by the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Suffolk County Bar Association, on topics covering the white-collar exemptions to the FLSA, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and drafting and negotiating proper settlement agreements. 

Troy is also a contributing author for the American Bar Association’s FLSA Midwinter Report, which serves as the annual supplement to the Ellen C. Kearns et al. eds., Fair Labor Standards Act (2d. ed. 2010). Troy is a board member of the National Employment Lawyers Association – New York, and an executive board member of the Federal Bar Association – Eastern District of New York Chapter. Troy is also serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Labor and Employment Law at New York University School of Law.

Troy is licensed to practice law in the State of New York. He is also admitted in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He received his law degree from Loyola University School of Law – Chicago, and his his bachelor's degree in Political Science and History from the University of Wisconsin. 

Troy has been a mentor at a Long Island middle school since 2003. He has been selected as a New York Super Lawyer from 2012 to 2017.