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Ilana Sudock

Office Manager


He advises and litigates on a variety of employee-related laws, including the National Labor Relations Act, wage and hour laws, OSHA, Title VII, the New York State and City Human Rights Laws, ERISA, FMLA and ADA. He has negotiated collective bargaining and individual employment agreements throughout his career, advised employers in hundreds of grievance meetings and tried numerous arbitrations. Mr. Frank has conducted a multitude of in-house training programs on employment-related topics.  Since the inception of Frank & Associates, Mr. Frank’s primary focus has been the representation of workers who have been terminated, face discrimination and harassment, or who have been denied their rightfully earned wages.
 
Mr. Frank earned his undergraduate degree from Queens College, and earned his juris doctorate from New York Law School. His passion for employment law has led to a prodigious career spanning in excess of fifty years.  He has been licensed to practice in New York since 1963, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Federal Court of Claims, and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Recently, he was honored with the Golden Anniversary Award by the Suffolk County Bar Association, given to attorneys who have practiced law with honor and dignity for fifty years. He lives in Dix Hills with his wife and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.  

Attorneys

Before joining the firm, Mr. Merrill worked on several successful political campaigns serving as the Canvas Director for Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone in 2011 and Congressman Timothy Bishop in 2012. 


Mr. Merrill has been admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mr. Merrill earned his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas Law School in Miami, Florida where he graduated cum laude in 2015. During law school, he was elected to the Student Bar Association as a Senator all three academic years and was elected as Vice-President of the law school's Trial Advocacy Team. Mr. Merrill was a semi-finalist in the 2014 Trial Advocacy competition held by the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Division. In 2015, Mr. Merrill was admitted to the Order of The Barrister, the nation's top honorary award for excellence in Trial Advocacy. He received his undergraduate degree in political science from Hofstra University in 2012. He lives in Queens with his fiancé. 

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Neil M. Frank, Esq.

Managing Partner 

Neil M. Frank is managing partner of Frank & Associates, P.C.  Mr. Frank is an employment and labor relations generalist, and regularly practices before federal and state administrative agencies, the National Labor Relations Board, federal and state courts, and state and federal human rights agencies. He has been successful company counsel in more than 200 NLRB elections.

Anthony V. Merrill, Esq.

Litigation Associate

Anthony V. Merrill is an Associate with the firm and has litigated and conducted trials of cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, New York State Human Rights Law, New York City Human Rights Law, New York Labor Law, and civil rights statutes.

Mr. Myers is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mr. Myers earned is his Juris Doctorate from the George Washington University Law School, where he graduated with honors.  During law school, he interned for the Honorable Susan G. Braden of the United States Court of Federal Claims and at the General Services Administration’s Office of the Inspector General.  Mr. Myers received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan where he majored in History and Classical Civilization.

Daisy Maldonado

Paralegal


Our Staff

While our team has a proven track record of success in negotiations and courtroom proceedings, they’re also lifelong learners who remain abreast of the latest developments in areas related to your case. When you come to Frank & Associates, P.C. expect to hit the ground running with somebody who’s already a step ahead of the game.

Before joining the firm, Mrs. Boland was an Associate with a Manhattan law firm focusing on employment and labor law, ERISA matters, executive compensation, and commercial litigation. She then worked as Assistant Managing Attorney for a prominent real estate law firm before returning to her true passion - employment law.   
Mrs. Boland has been admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York since 2010.

Mrs. Boland earned her Juris Doctorate from Touro Law School, where she graduated cum laude in 2009. During law school, she served as Research Editor for the Touro International Law Review, clerked for the Hon. Andrew G. Tarantino, Jr., and earned an award for Academic Excellence in Trial Practice. She received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany, magna cum laude, where she was repeatedly named to the Dean’s List and was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society. She is a member of the National Organization for Women – Mid-Suffolk Chapter and has presented on workplace gender issues to its members. In 2017, the Nassau County Bar Association recognized Ms. Boland as an Access to Justice Pro Bono Honoree for her volunteer service to the community. She lives in Huntington with her husband and two daughters. 

Mr. Berger is admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York and New Jersey as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Berger was an Associate with a civil litigation firm in downtown Manhattan.   

Mr. Berger earned his Juris Doctorate from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in 2013.  During his time at Hofstra, he served as Book Review Editor for the Journal of International Business and Law. Mr. Berger has had two works published; his note, Not So Safe Haven: Reducing Tax Evasion by Regulating Correspondent Banks Operating in the United States, and his book review, Drill, Spill and Bill: ExxonMobil, A Well Oiled Machine.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where he majored in History and Business.

Michael Berger, Esq.

Associate

Michael Berger is an Associate with the firm and litigates cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the WARN Act, whistleblower protection provisions, and the related New York statutes.

Patricia L. Boland, Esq.

Managing Senior Associate

Patricia L. Boland is the Senior Associate with the firm and litigates cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Pay Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, New York State Human Rights Law, New York City Human Rights Law, New York Labor Law, WARN Act, whistleblower and civil rights statutes. 

Maryam Nayibova

Law Clerk, J.D. Candidate 2017, Maurice A. Deane School of Law, Hofstra University


Joseph Myers, Esq.

Associate

Joseph Myers is an Associate with the firm and litigates cases arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, New York Labor Law, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law, the New York City Human Rights Law and the WARN Act.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Myers was an Associate at a Queens employment law firm focusing on wage and hour litigation, and had worked at a Manhattan law firm where he practiced commercial litigation.

Sheena Joseph 

Legal Secretary 


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