Fighting for American Workers

Types of Wage Theft



Following its successful debut at the Tribeca film festival last year, January 4, 2021 marked the television premiere of A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem on PBS as part of its Independent Lens series. The film was directed by Yu Gu and produced by Elizabeth Ai. According to the PBS website: A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem sheds light on the continued fight to end the gender pay gap prevalent throughout the National Football League. For over 50 years, the NFL has employed cheerleaders—women who are lifelong athletes expected to both maintain a peak physical condition and fulfill extreme…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C., has been selected for the 2020 NYC Metro SuperLawyers’ list. This is the eighth year in a row that Mr. Marlborough received recognition by the rating service. In 2013 and 2014, Chris was selected to SuperLawyers’ NYC Metro Rising Stars list for young and newly admitted attorneys. In 2015-2020, he was selected to the NYC Metro SuperLawyers list for more experienced attorneys.   According to SuperLawyers.com, the list represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state. The organization describes its thorough selection process as follows: Super Lawyers…
On October 16, 2020, Magistrate Judge Debra Freeman of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York approved the $11 million settlement in In Re Doria Memon Discount Stores Wage and Hour Litigation.  As part of the settlement, more than 90 class members will receive an average of more than $70,000 dollars. The case concerned the alleged failure to pay overtime and minimum wage to the discount store workers as well as claims for workplace retaliation. The action was filed in October 2014 and the Marlborough Law firm was appointed Co-Lead Class Counsel in 2017. The…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C., has been selected for the 2019 NYC Metro SuperLawyers’ list. This is the seventh year in a row that Mr. Marlborough received recognition by the rating service. In 2013 and 2014, Chris was selected to SuperLawyers’ NYC Metro Rising Stars list for young and newly admitted attorneys. In 2015-2019, Mr. Marlborough was selected to the NYC Metro SuperLawyers list for more experienced attorneys.     According to SuperLawyers.com, the list represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state. The organization describes its thorough selection process as follows:…
On June 4, 2019, the Honorable Judge Paul J. Baisley, Jr., of the Supreme Court of New York for Suffolk County certified a class of banquet servers, bartenders, housemen and parking valets in a case against Gary Melius, entities operating Oheka Castle and other defendants in connection with the alleged failure to pay workers for overtime and for all hours worked. The case is styled Kish, et al. v. Oheka Management Corp., et. al., Index No. 618446/2016. In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm was appointed Class Counsel for the and three plaintiffs were appointed as representatives of…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C., has been selected for the 2018 NYC Metro SuperLawyers’ list. This is the sixth year in a row that Mr. Marlborough received recognition by the rating service. In 2013 and 2014, Chris was selected to SuperLawyers’ NYC Metro Rising Stars list for young and newly admitted attorneys. In 2015, 2016 and 2017, Mr. Marlborough was selected to the NYC Metro SuperLawyers list for more experienced attorneys.     According to SuperLawyers.com, the list represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state. The organization describes its thorough selection…
Christopher Marlborough, Principal Attorney of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C. offered his comments on a proposal to abolish the subminimum wage for tipped employees in the State. More than one hundred other New Yorkers offered their comments to Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon at Farmingdale State College this morning. Under the current system, most workers are entitled to the full minimum wage for the county in which they work, while employers of tipped workers do not have to pay the full minimum wage.  For example, most non-exempt workers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties are entitled to a minimum wage of $11.00,…
Christopher Marlborough of the Marlborough Law Firm, P.C. recently appeared as a guest on WHPC’s weekly radio program Law You Should Know hosted by attorney and radio personality, Kenneth J. Landau, Esq. Chris spoke about ways workers can assert their rights in war on wage theft. The hour-long program will air in the Long Island, New York area on February 28, 2018 at 3 p.m. and be rebroadcast on Sunday March 4, 2018 at 7 a.m. on 90.3 FM.   With respect to the program, Mr. Marlborough stated: "It was my pleasure and honor  to be  guest on Ken’s radio program.…
On February 6, 2018, the Honorable Judge Mark C. Ciarocca, of the Superior Court of New Jersey for Union County certified a class of auto parts delivery drivers in a case against Big City Automotive, Inc and two of its related corporations in connection with the alleged misclassification of its employees as independent contractors and the failure to pay them overtime or minimum wage after accounting for unreimbursed expenses. The case is styled Nii-Moi, et al. vs. Linden B.C., Inc., Big City Englewood, Inc, and Big City Automotive, Inc. In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm and the…
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 06:32

Class Certified in Call-A-Head Lawsuit

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On January 10, 2018, the Honorable Gregory H. Woods, United Stated District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York certified a class of Portable Toilet Service Technicians in a case against Call-A-Head Corporation and its President Charles W. Howard concerning the failure to pay proper overtime to the technicians. The case is styled Vargas v. Howard and Call-A-Head Corp. In the Class Certification Order, the Marlborough Law Firm and the law firm of Slater, Slater Schulman were appointed Co-Lead Counsel for the certified class and five of the plaintiffs were appointed as representatives of the class. With respect…

"I have a message for those employers who break this nation's labor laws and prey on vulnerable workers: It ends today."

 - Hilda Solis, United States Secretary of Labor (2009-2013)

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The Marlborough Law Firm has the experience, passion and commitment that it takes to litigate complex wage theft and consumer class action cases.

We concentrate our practice on class actions in order to seek recovery for as many workers and consumers as possible.

We accept most of our cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you will not be required to pay anything unless your case is successful.

We glady provide free consultations for potential wage theft and consumer class action lawsuits.

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Christopher Marlborough has been litigating plaintiffs' class action cases since 2007. He is a former Chair of the Labor and Employment Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association.

Jennifer Marlborough is a seasoned litigation attorney who has been admitted to practice law for more than twenty-two years.

Chris founded the Marlborough Law Firm in 2013 to continue his fight against unlawful corporate wage theft and consumer fraud practices. 

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