• State of New York, Admitted Attorney
• State of New Jersey, Admitted Attorney
• United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Admitted Attorney
• 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)
Joseph Kamenshchik, Esq. is an employment lawyer exclusively representing employees, with a particular focus on wage theft matters (also known as wage and hour law) as well as wrongful termination issues.
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.
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.
Mr. Kamenshchik co-counsels with larger firms and other employment lawyers on a variety of employment law cases. Mr. Kamenshchik instructs co-counsel on relevant procedural and substantive laws. These cases are often complex and are regularly prosecuted on a class action basis.
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