Justin Cilenti, Principal
Mr. Cilenti graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh with a double major in Political Science and Sociology. Thereafter, he received his law degree from Pace University School of Law where he earned the privilege of serving as an Articles Editor of the Pace International Law Review.
In 2009, Mr. Cilenti co-founded Cilenti & Cooper, PLLC. Since that time, Mr. Cilenti’s practice concentrates entirely on representing employees in a variety of employment law matters, with a primary focus on wage and hour claims. As such, Mr. Cilenti represents workers in a vast array of industries who have had their rights violated by their employers by failing to be paid proper minimum wages and overtime compensation. The firm also handles other types of employee-related disputes, including, but not limited to, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination.
Prior to co-founding Cilenti & Cooper, PLLC, Mr. Cilenti was associated with large and mid-size law firms in the metropolitan area where he represented a wide variety of clients, from individuals to major international corporations. His practice concentrated on complex commercial litigation in a broad range of legal disciplines, including labor and employment, insurance, reinsurance, products liability and contracts.
Mr. Cilenti is licensed to practice law before the courts of the States of New York and New Jersey, including the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
New Jersey, 1997
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
New York, 1998
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Pace University School of Law,
White Plains, New York
Articles Editor, Pace International Law Review
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
B.A., cum laude, 1994
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Cilenti and Cooper provided great advice and built a strong case. Justin and Peter are talented, honest and experienced lawyers. They are available every day and responded to all of my questions— always promptly and professionally.
Daniel F.New York City
The attorneys at Cilenti and Cooper are unique, genuine lawyers who go above and beyond. They treated me like family. I trust them to protect me and I am very pleased with the results in my case.
Maria C.Yonkers, NY
I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My attorney fought hard for me and explained everything from beginning to end. I think the advice they provided was great and they worked hard to obtain a successful outcome faster than I thought possible.
Carlos G.New Jersey
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