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Summary

Amy Robinson is a skilled litigator with a broad range of experience representing individuals and groups whose rights have been violated. Ms. Robinson represents employees who have faced discrimination, sexual harassment, and wage-and-hour violations; prisoners and victims of police misconduct in civil rights matters brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983; and consumers in class action lawsuits. She has also successfully defended individuals accused of misdemeanors and felonies in criminal court. Ms. Robinson has considerable trial experience and has negotiated numerous favorable settlements for her clients.

Prior to joining GSA in 2018, Ms. Robinson worked for several years at Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, a civil rights law firm in Brooklyn, where she served as lead counsel in dozens of civil rights cases. Previously, she clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in the Southern District of New York.

Ms. Robinson received her J.D. from CUNY School of Law in 2013, where she served as Managing Editor of the CUNY Law Review and participated in the Criminal Defense Clinic. As a member of the Moot Court team, Ms. Robinson received awards for Best Appellate Brief and First Place Team. She was the recipient of the BLSA M. Shanara Gilbert Criminal Justice and Human Rights Fellowship.

Education
City University of New York - Queens College
J.D. (2013)
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Swarthmore College
B.A. (2004)
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Professional Experience
Counsel
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP
- Current
Attorney
Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, LLP
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Attorney
Law Offices of Joel B. Rudin
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Law Clerk
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
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Legal Intern
Office of the Appellate Defender
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Student-Attorney
Main Street Legal Services Criminal Defense Clinic
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Legal Intern
The Bronx Defenders
Haywood Burns Legal Intern
Community Service Society
Publications
Articles & Publications
Evaluation as the Proper Function of the Parole Board: An Analysis of New York State’s Proposed SAFE Parole Act
City University of New York Law Review
Professional Associations
National Lawyer’s Guild National Police Accountability Project
Member
Current
National Employment Lawyers Association/New York
Member
Current
New York City Bar Association Committee on Corrections & Community Reentry
Member
Current
National Lawyer’s Guild Parole Preparation Project
Member
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Fees
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fee agreement entered into whenever possible.
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Amy Robinson's Website Profile
Website
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP Website
Blog
GSA Law
Contact & Map
Giskan Solotaroff & Anderson LLP
90 Broad St
10th Floor
New York, NY 10004
USA
Telephone: (646) 964-9609
Fax: (646) 964-9610