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Antoinette M. Wooten
Labor & Employment law
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & History John Jay College (CUNY)- Magna Cum Laude
Juris Doctor Brooklyn Law School-Moot Court Honor Society
Worked as an Assistant District Attorney for the County of Queens
Worked as a contract attorney for various firms in NYC
Worked as a Legal Aide for a NYC Councilman
Worked as a contract attorney for OT Wells, Esq.
Worked as an Executive for the Black Education Network News
1995-1997-Worked as a contract attorney for Delores J. Belgrave, Esq.
Worked as a contract attorney at various firms in NYC
Was a partner at two small law firms in NYC
Founded Harley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC
Antoinette M. Wooten is the managing partner of Hurley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC.
She is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar as well as the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts in New York, and all of the US District Courts in New Jersey.
Miss Wooten has experience representing clients regarding violations of the fair housing act; unfair labor practices; contract disputes; and discrimination based on age, race, gender, national origin and disability.
She has also represented clients in chapters 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcies; employment contract disputes; whistle blowing, retaliation and unfair labour practices.
While attending law school, Miss Wooten worked at the NYS Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.
She has taught constitutional law as an adjunct professor at John Jay College and the College of New Rochelle.
Miss Wooten is currently a board member of the Coalition of Concerned Legal Professionals, a not-for profit organization designed to provide Pro Bono assistance to urban communities and a member of the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association, Women’s E-Commerce Business, the RNC and the National Black Business Council.
New Jersey Bar 1991-Present
American Bar Association
F. Richard Hurley
Criminal; Employment Law; Labor Law; Business Corporate; Commercial Litigation; Real Estate; Bankruptcy Law; Litigation; Appeals
Pace University, BS 1983
Brooklyn Law School JD 1989
Queens County District Attorney's Office 1990-1993
Law Offices of F. Richard Hurley 1993-2014
Hurley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC 2014-
F. Richard is co-managing partner with Hurley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC
Mr. Hurley is a member of the NYS bar as well as the DC, SDNY/EDNY Bars
He began his professional career as a prosecutor in Queens County in January 1990 handling felony and misdemeanor cases from arrest to trial.
He has been in private practice as a criminal defense, bankruptcy and real estate attorney since 1994.
Mr. Hurley represents local businesses including Bridge Street AWME Church's Trustee Board and serves on the Board of the Brooklyn Community of Churches.
Mr. Hurley has taught math and criminal law at Touro College and Medgar Evers College respectively.
He founded the Crown Heights Community Council in 2010.
NYS Bar 1990
DC Bar 1995
Tax; Trust; Estate; Business Corporate; Litigation
CUNY BS 1997
Fordham University School of Law JD 2000
Deloitte & Touche
Hurley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC (Of Counsel) 2014-
Marcel Florestal is a Senior Counsel with Hurley Wooten Legal Consulting, PC
Mr.Florestal is a member of the NYS bar as well as the SDNY/EDNY and the US Tax Court
Mr. Florestal is a member of the Tax and Entertainment Law Sections of the New York State Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York County Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Florestal was employed with EMI Capitol Music Group where he gained vast experience in the Entertainment Industry. Some of the notable contracts that Mr. Florestal handled while at EMI included those of Tina Turner, Garth Brooks and Bob Seger.
Subsequent to law school, Mr. Florestal practiced tax and estate planning with Deloitte & Touche, Tohmatsu LLP.
NYS Bar 1990
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U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the U.S. Department of Labor's new rule that purported to narrow the definition of "companionship services" which exempted home healthcare employees from from receiving overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The court ruled that "Limiting that care to only 20% of a worker's total hours defies logic, and Congressional intent." Now employees can start using accrued time up to 40 hours of work per year.
NLRB Decision: McDonald’s As A Franchisor Is Responsible For Labor Violations Of Franchisees. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced recently that it will bring charges against McDonald’s for conduct committed by its franchisees.