Family Leave

We are recognized as authorities on New York’s new State Paid Family Leave Act as well as your rights under the city, state and federal law that apply. We are happy to help you enforce your rights so you can enjoy the work/life balance you deserve. Whether your situation requires a fly-swatter, a bazooka, or perhaps a jar of honey, we are here to help you identify and aptly use whatever tools are required to get you from where you are now to where you want to be.

Why Reach Out To Us?

  • I’m pregnant and I don’t know what rights I have.
  • I’m planning to take leave, or I’m on leave, and I have reason to believe my job security is under attack.
  • I need help negotiating my maternity or paternity leave.
  • My employer is giving me a hard time about my family leave.
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I hired Susan Crumiller for a delicate, emotionally and legally complicated dispute involving my older sister, and from the moment she started working — on an urgent, time-sensitive motion, by the way — she re-defined my admittedly cynical view of what a lawyer could do, and actually renewed my faith in the possibilities of the

I highly recommend Crumiller P.C., even if just for a consultation to make sure you’ve got the right information! Susan is no-nonsense, and won’t waste your time (or hers) just to make a buck. Plus, she’s a mom of two young kids and is a true advocate for women in the workplace.

She is the most professional and trustworthy representation anyone can have.

Janka and Zoltan

I’m so glad I chose Susan Crumiller P.C. My experience with Susan was very comforting and my issue was resolved very quickly, due to her deep knowledge and brilliant diplomatic strategy. I would recommend Susan Crumiller P.C. to anyone who needs a very reliable, highly professional and dedicated lawyer. Susan, Thank you again!

My experience with the firm was great – Caroline was very responsive, helpful, and patient with all my questions… she made a very stressful experience more bearable.

CPC Client, 2019

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Firm Successes

FMLA Leave Retaliation

We successfully fought off trumped-up disciplinary charges brought by the Department of Education after our client faced clear retaliation for taking legitimate intermittent FMLA leave.