Workplace Discrimination or Harassment? What Should You Do!!

Workplace Discrimination or Harassment? What Should You Do!! by James Vagnini{Read in 6 minutes}  Recently I posted an article reminding employees that they must file a harassment complaint within 180-300 days after the latest occurrence. While working on that blog, the question came up about what an employee should do if they are the victim of harassment.
Report the Behavior
First and foremost, report the questionable behavior to someone in your Human Resources (HR) department. The company is not expected to have eyes and ears everywhere; internally,  most of them require their employees to report incidents, and the law also requires employees to report incidents themselves.Continue reading

Valli Kane & Vagnini Attorneys Named to 2018 New York Super Lawyers List

We are pleased to announce that Sara Wyn Kane, a partner at Valli Kane & Vagnini LLP has been selected for the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than five percent of attorneys in the State of New York.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. To ensure a credible and relevant annual list, attorneys are selected from more than 70 practice areas and all firm sizes.
The annual selections are made using a patented multi-phase process that includes:

  • Peer nominations;
  • Independent research by Super Lawyers;
  • Evaluations from a highly credentialed panel of attorneys.

The objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys to be used as a resource for both referring attorneys and consumers seeking legal counsel.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers. The local publishing schedule is:

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine – October 2018
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers supplement in The New York Times on Sunday October 21,2018
  • New York Metro Top Women Super Lawyers supplement in The New York Times on Sunday, March 24, 2019.

Please join us in congratulating Sara Wyn Kane on their selection. For more information go to