Brandon Okano has been an Associate at Leeds Brown Law, P.C. since 2012, where his practice has focused on employment law, civil rights, education law, and commercial litigation. Brandon is well versed in all aspects of litigation arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, as well as administrative appeals pursuant to CPLR Article 78.
Brandon obtained an undergraduate degree from Fairfield University in 2006, a law degree from Hofstra Law School in 2009, and is admitted to practice in the courts of New York State, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Super Lawyers Magazine has named him as a Rising Star in 2015 through 2018, a recognition reserved for less than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in New York.
Years of Experience
- Admitted to the New York Bar in 2010
- Employment Law
Brandon represents clients in State and Federal court, as well as before administrative agencies such as the EEOC and New York State Division of Human Rights. Brandon is highly experienced with such matters as New York sexual harassment claims, discrimination lawsuits, retaliation actions and hostile work environment claims, as well as matters involving employment agreements, including restrictive covenants and severance pay.
- Education Law
Brandon represents teachers and educators who have received negative ratings, 3020a charges and are facing termination for discriminatory reasons.
- Commercial Litigation
- General Practice
- Hofstra Law School, J.D.
- Fairfield University, B.S.
- New York State Bar, Second Department
- United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court, Southern District of New York