Attorney Profile

Joseph D. Kamenshchik, Esq.
Principal Attorney

Introduction
Joseph Kamenshchik, Esq. exclusively represents employees with labor law claims, with a particular focus on wage and hour matters.

Education
Mr. Kamenshchik earned his Doctorate in Jurisprudence (J.D.) at Seton Hall University School of Law. Mr. Kamenshchik is also an undergraduate alumnus of Adelphi University magna cum laude, and is a Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society inductee. During law school, his studies included, but were not limited to: international law; aviation law; health law; intellectual property; internet law; criminal procedure; and a course in cybersecurity-computer crimes under the tutelage of a Supervisory Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation as well as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Department of Justice.

Professional Background
Mr. Kamenshchik was a legal extern with the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in the State of New Jersey, where he researched and analyzed federal and state case law, statutes, and rules of evidence. Mr. Kamenshchik drafted trial and appellate level briefs on constitutionally significant criminal matters, including, but not limited to, evidence suppression, ineffective assistance of counsel, and search and seizure.

As co-counsel to larger firms, Mr. Kamenshchik jointly represents many clients with a variety of employment related matters. These cases are often complex and are regularly prosecuted on a class action basis. Mr. Kamenshchik instructs co-counsel on relevant procedural and substantive laws, and develops litigation strategy based on the thorough investigation, review, and analysis of facts and law unique to each client’s matter.

Bar Admissions
• State of New York, Admitted Attorney
• State of New Jersey, Admitted Attorney
• United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Admitted Attorney

Professional Associations
• American Bar Association (A.B.A.), Lawyer Member, Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Committee (October 2012 – October 2013)
• New York State Bar Association (October 2012 – October 2013)

Languages
English, Russian

Personal Background
Mr. Kamenshchik was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. His parents immigrated to the United States from the former Soviet Union when his older sister was a young child. Mr. Kamenshchik and his sister are proud to be third generation attorneys. His wife is a practicing orthodontist. B”H