John E. Mancebo Joins Tressler LLP as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group


John E. Mancebo Joins Tressler LLP as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group

  • Oct 23, 2017, 02:44 PM
Mancebo, John

October 23, 2017
(New York, NY) Experienced employment attorney, John E. Mancebo, joins Tressler LLP’s New York office today as a partner and Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group. John’s practice focuses on representing public and private companies in a wide variety  of  litigation  matters,  including   Employment   Practices   claims,   Wage   and   Hour   Litigation,   Premises Liability, Professional Liability and Business Litigation matters.

John is fluent in Spanish and devotes part of his practice to serving clients in Latin America, advising both U.S. and foreign clients on their business ventures in the Dominican Republic, as well as Latin American corporations with legal needs in the United States.

“The firm is excited to welcome John to the New York office,” said Todd Schenk, partner and member of the Executive Committee at Tressler LLP. “We look forward to the opportunities presented by combining John’s talent and industry knowledge with that of Tressler’s already highly successful Labor and Employment Group – both in New York and nationally. John will  also assist Tressler in serving the Spanish-speaking community, as it is our goal to provide the best legal services to all clients.”

John joins Tressler partner Sarah Goldstein as Co-Chair of the Labor and Employment Group. “We are thrilled to welcome John to Tressler,” said Sarah Goldstein. “His expertise in handling employment matters is a very welcome addition to our firm and significantly  expands  our ability to handle EPL matters in the New York area.” Sarah practices out of Tressler’s Los  Angeles and Irvine, California offices. John’s addition to the Labor and Employment Group solidifies its national reach and furthers Tressler’s goal of growing the practice throughout the East Coast. “I am excited to join Tressler LLP and help in the continued nationwide growth of its Labor and Employment practice,” said John Mancebo. “I also look forward to working with Sarah Goldstein, whom I have known for several years, on expanding the depth of Tressler’s Labor and Employment capabilities.”

Prior to joining Tressler, John was a partner at LeClairRyan, PC and also worked in the insurance industry as a Claims Director, where he handled Employment Practices Liability and Directors and Officers Liability claims for major insurance carriers. While in law school, he clerked for the Honorable Nelson S. Roman, who currently sits in the U.S.D.C, Southern District of New York.

As one of the founding members of The Water Street Club, John continues to lead diversity initiatives in the insurance industry and the legal profession. John enjoys volunteering with Ice Hockey in Harlem, where he coaches and mentors inner city youth on their opportunities on and off the ice. John also travels to the Dominican Republic, where he is involved in efforts to improve the educational and professional opportunities available to young Major League Baseball prospects.

John earned his Bachelor of Science degree from State University of New York, College at Buffalo and his Juris Doctor degree from State University of New York, University at Buffalo.



Tressler’s Labor and Employment Group represents clients in all phases and types of employment litigation. Our attorneys are conflict resolution specialists and in many instances we are able to resolve cases without need for an expensive mediation. To assist clients to solve their litigation problems quickly, we start thinking of resolution strategies as early as possible. We explore strengths and weaknesses of each case at the outset and start discussing options  for exploration of resolution. At Tressler, we help our clients make good business decisions and provide best practices recommendations for risk-adverse outcomes. When litigation is necessary, Tressler attorneys have the experience to aggressively protect our clients. In the rare occasion a trial is required, we have a proven trial record of success.

For additional information about Tressler’s Labor and Employment Group, please contact Sarah Goldstein at or John Mancebo at


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