Diederich Law Focuses on
Employment and Civil Rights Law for Workers

Introducing Our
Law Firm

Michael Diederich & affiliated attorneys are experienced employment lawyers serving clients in New York State and Massachusetts. Diederich Law has tried several federal court civil rights cases and won settlements as large as $3.75M.*

Our firm is committed to client advocacy in the face of workplace discrimination. If you believe you are a victim of employment discrimination or harassment based on impermissible factors such as age, gender, race, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or military service, we have the experience to help.​

Outside of Employment Law, our practice is committed to public interest work and the stabilization and protection of American democracy.

Core Practice Sectors


Employment Law

The Diederich Law Office represents people. If you are a worker and you believe you have been treated unfairly by your employer, we may be able to help.

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Wage & Hour Law

If you have not be paid straight time or the overtime that you deserve as a “non-exempt” worker, we can help.

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Severance Agreements

Many employers offer severance to employees as the “fair” thing to do. The Diederich Law Office can help negotiate an agreement that best reflects the devotion you gave to the company you are leaving.

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Civil Rights & Liberties

The Diederich Law Office can help “fight city hall,” when governmental actors (for example, the police, or zoning officials) deprive citizens of, or violate, constitutionally-protected rights.

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Our Attorneys

Attorney Michael Diederich, Esq.

Michael Diederich, Esq.
Employment & Civil Rights Attorney

Attorney Donald Mallo

Donald Mallo, of counsel
Diederich Affiliate Attorney

Attorney Vanessa Castellino, Esq.

Vanessa Castellino, of counsel
Diederich Affiliate Attorney

Every citizen, regardless of their race, creed, or color, is entitled to equal justice.

Lyndon B. Johnson


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