Christopher L. Van De Water, Esq.

New York City and Long Island Employment, Labor and Business Law Attorney

(631) 923-1314



Christopher L. Van De Water focuses his practice on employment, labor and business law, where he proactively and aggressively represents all manner of clients in litigation and negotiation in all areas of employment law, including wage and hour matters, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, professional contracts, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and numerous other types of employment-based litigation and disputes.  He has over 20 years of litigation experience and has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in both state and federal court.

Christopher L. Van De Water pursued a dual degree of Economics and Business Management at Cornell University.  He then went on to study Labor Law at Hofstra University School of Law where he served as Editor of the prestigious Labor Law Journal. Christopher also served as an Assistant Attorney General with the New York State Office of the Attorney General during Andrew Cuomo’s tenure, as well as an Assistant Corporation Counsel in New York City’s Special Federal Litigation unit.

His success has been featured in newspapers, legal journals and other media sources including the Associated Press, New York Post, New York Daily News, Law 360 and the New York Law Journal.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Chaminade Lawyer’s Association
  • Chaminade Businessman’s Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • AVVO

With the rapidly evolving newly passed New York State and City regulations mandating specific sexual harassment training protocols be adopted by all New York employers no later than October 9, 2018, Chris offers compliance training and seminars that will ensure your business is protected.

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