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Richard Bahrenburg

New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4648
F 631-247-0417


Richard Bahrenburg is an Associate in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Bahrenburg was an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the New York City Law Department’s Office of the Corporation Counsel. In that role, Mr. Bahrenburg worked in the Special Federal Litigation Division defending the City of New York against a variety of federal and state civil rights claims. Mr. Bahrenburg has substantial experience in various areas of litigation, including federal jury trials.

Mr. Bahrenburg received his Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center. While in law school, Mr. Bahrenburg was the Development Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law and was a pro bono scholar. Mr. Bahrenburg received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Federal Bar Association
  • LGBT Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Published Works

  • “The ‘I.D.E.A.’ of Special Education: Producing Results or Appealing to Emotion?” Northwestern University Interdisciplinary Law Review (2014) [Author]

  • “Due Process is Overdue With the Rise in Teen Suicide: Reconsidering Deshaney v.  Winnebago County Department of Social Services” Georgetown University Journal of Gender and the Law (2013) [Author]

See AllBlog Posts by Richard Bahrenburg

EEOC Reports Increase in Sexual Harassment Claims
November 7, 2018

This past year has been filled with disturbing reports of alleged sexual assault and sexual harassment by prominent figures in business, politics, and even the judiciary.  Not surprisingly, the number of EEOC sexual harassment filings has increased. Read More

Epic Impact: Will the Federal Arbitration Act Preempt Prohibitions on Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims?
July 12, 2018

With the increased attention being paid to the #MeToo movement and the existence of federal law that provides capped remedies and permits mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment claims,, states and cities are enacting legislation to create greater legal rights for sexual harassment claimants  For example, New York recently enacted legi Read More