Darryn Solotoff – Partner
About Darryn Solotoff
Labor and Employment Law
Darryn represents plaintiffs in all phases of labor and employment law, with particular expertise in employment litigation and traditional labor law. Darryn also represents employers on a day-to-day basis, to negotiate and draft employment agreements, policies and handbooks, and counsels employers on compliance with federal, state and city labor laws. Appearing in state and federal courts in New York and before administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), he routinely handles matters that arise under:
Discrimination and anti-harassment legislation
Wage and hour laws
The Fair Labor Standards Act
The National Labor Relations Act
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Americans with Disabilities Act
The Family and Medical Leave Act
He also represents clients in arbitration and mediation, and in actions regarding trade secrets and covenants not to compete. Additionally, Darryn conducts management training on a variety of labor and employment law topics. He frequently speaks on employment and disability law topics to lawyers, local chambers of commerce and human resources professionals.
He approaches each matter with compassion and fervor forged by a long family history of labor and employment law practice, as well as over 15 years of litigation practice.
Darryn has successfully litigated or supervised legal proceedings of hundreds of cases in a broad range of personal injury matters throughout New York.
Darryn is a strong advocate for victims’ rights and represents his clients’ interests in many personal injury areas, including ADA compliance, defective products, premises liability, consumer fraud, government liability, and accidents of every kind. He is fervently dedicated to top-notch client service and provides an unwavering voice to his clients’ legal matters. He is focused on understanding the root causes, consequences, and prevention of negligent and intentional acts by business owners, governmental entities and individuals.
Education and Professional Affiliations
Darryn has practiced litigation his entire career, recently transitioning (in addition to his personal injury practice) to a specialized focus on labor and employment law and claims arising under The Americans with Disabilities Act. After earning his law degree at Hofstra University School of Law, Darryn entered private practice at a boutique law firm, where he developed his litigation practice. Prior to joining The Bell Law Group in 2018, he was partner at a Long Island based law firm, advising and representing clients in labor and employment matters, as well as personal injury, disability claims and real estate transactions. Darryn is a compelling advocate for his clients, for which he credits his discipline, focus and determination honed as both a lawyer and a U.S. Masters Swim and USAT Level II coach.
Darryn is excited to join The Bell Law Group as the Managing Partner to help further develop its client portfolio and strengthen its position as a preeminent New York boutique labor and employment law firm.
Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets
Wage and Hour
Discrimination and Harassment
Professional & Community Affiliations:
Member, Nassau Suffolk Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Le Tip
Member, Long Beach Lawyers Association (former President)
Member, Association of Boutique Law Firms
Former Member, Long beach Chamber of Commerce (served as legal counsel)