At the Eisenberg & Baum Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People, our attorneys and staff work as a team to achieve creative, innovative solutions for our clients’ legal issues. We have extensive experience in handling a wide range of legal issues, including personal injury, sexual harassment, discrimination, Deaf rights, real estate, business law, estate planning and general litigation. We also will provide reasonable accommodations to meet your needs, such as a certified sign language interpreter.  

 

To learn more about our experienced team of lawyers and staff, please read below.  If you are facing a legal matter, we can help you explore your options.  Contact us to speak with an experienced attorney and to get a free initial consultation. We represent clients from Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and elsewhere throughout New York City.  We also take cases from New Jersey, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Connecticut, nationwide and abroad.

 

Eisenberg & Baum Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

24 Union Square East - 4th Floor

New York, New York 10003

212-353-8700 (voice)

646-807-4096 (videophone)

ebnyc@eandblaw.com

Andrew Rozynski, Esq.

 

Co-Director & Partner

 

Location: New York, New York

Phone: 212-353-8700

Fax: 212-353-1708

E-mail: Contact Me

 

ANDREW ROZYNSKI, Esq. , is a partner at Eisenberg & Baum, LLP, and the co-director of the Eisenberg & Baum Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.  As a discrimination litigation practitioner,  he concentrates on the protection of rights for Deaf persons under local, state and federal laws.  Mr. Rozynski strongly believes deaf or hard-of-hearing persons have a right to be free from discrimination based on their disability and a right to be provided reasonable accommodations.  He is committed to making sure that deaf individuals get the protections they deserve to the fullest extent of the law. With three Deaf relatives, Mr. Rozynski is fluent in sign language, understands Deaf culture, and is uniquely equipped to help the Deaf community. He has experience litigating several large multi-plaintiff cases and cases with national impact involving discrimination against Deaf persons, including cases profiled in publications such as The New York Times, Wall Street Journal,  ABC News, Huffington Post, USA Today, and Associated Press. Mr. Rozynski has also appeared on television related to his focus of Deaf rights. Mr. Rozynski enjoys speaking to groups about the legal rights of Deaf persons and welcomes any opportunity to do so.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Rozynski was the managing attorney of the Rozynski Law Firm , a law firm that serviced nearly exclusively deaf individuals.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Deaf Discrimination Litigation

 

Bar Admissions

  • New York

  • New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

 

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law.  J.D.

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  B.A. with Individual Concentration (Magna Cum Laude)

    • Law and Deaf Studies

 

Past Employment

  • Rozynski Law Firm

  • Law Office of Clara Smit

 

Languages

  • Sign Language

  • English

 

Sheryl Eisenberg-Michalowski, M.A.

 

Co-Director & Deaf Rights Liaison

 

Location: New York, New York

Videophone: 646-807-4096 (NY)

Fax: 212-353-1708

E-mail: Contact Me

 

SHERYL EISENBERG-MICHALOWSKI is is a deaf liaison/advocate and the co-director of the Eisenberg & Baum Law Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, which she helped to form in 2011.  Deaf since birth, Ms. Eisenberg-Michalowski is fluent in American Sign Language.  Ms. Eisenberg-Michalowski graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and a master’s degree in deaf rehabilitation and mental health counseling from New York University. She works to facilitate and provide resources and training on deaf and hard of hearing topics, and as a communication liaison.  Ms. Eisenberg-Michalowski has experience working with clients from a variety of backgrounds. With her knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant areas, she is committed to ensuring that every deaf or hard of hearing person has the quality of life and respect they deserve.

 

Education

  • New York University, New York, New York.  M.A. in Deaf Rehabilitation and Counseling

  • Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.  B.A. in Education/Sociology

 

Past Employment

  • Consultant for family dynamics, communication and advocacy. Work with deaf individuals with various levels of communication and their families.

  • Sensitive training on deafness with employers, parents, and families.

  • Specialist for deaf-blind individuals on one-to-one/group and parenting education with deafness or communication with hearing children/teenagers.

  • Outreach specialist to educate high school students and various communities about deafness, hard of hearing, or deafblind for both deaf and hearing communities.

  • Academic/Personal/Career Counselor for Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute of the Deaf (RIT/NTID)

  • Career Opportunities Advisor for National Center on Employment.

  • Senior Training Consultant/Coordinator for Vera Institute of Justice in NYC.

  • New York School for the Deaf in White Plains – Guidance Counselor and Personal Counseling.

 

Languages

  • Sign Language

  • English

Douglas Eisenberg, Esq.

 

Co-Founding & Managing Partner

 

Location: New York, New York

Phone: 212-353-8700

Fax: 212-353-1708

E-mail: Contact Me

 

DOUGLAS EISENBERG, Esq. is a co-founding and managing partner of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP. Mr. Eisenberg specializes in sophisticated corporate and real estate transactions. Prior to forming Eisenberg & Baum, LLP, Mr. Eisenberg worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP and Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsohn & Berman LLP. Mr. Eisenberg graduated from Brandeis University (B.S., 1978), Harvard University (Ed.M., 1980) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1983) .

 

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate

  • Real Estate Transactions

 

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  J.D. - 1983

  • Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Ed. M. - 1980

  • Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.  B.S. - 1978

 

Past Employment

  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

  • Kaye Scholer LLP

  • Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsohn & Berman LLP

Eric Baum, Esq

 

Co-Founding & Managing Partner

 

Location: New York, New York

Phone: 212-353-8700

Fax: 212-353-1708

E-mail: Contact Me

 

ERIC M. BAUM, Esq., a co-founding and managing partner of Eisenberg & Baum, LLP, is the head of Eisenberg & Baum’s Litigation Group. Mr. Baum has extensive experience representing a broad range of clients who have sustained serious personal injuries. Mr. Baum also has extensive experience litigating discrimination, deaf rights, and sexual harassment cases. Throughout his career he has conducted hundreds of trials, mediations and arbitrations. Mr. Baum has represented clients in many high profile cases which have been featured on The Today Show, CNN, ABC News, Washington Post, and the New York Times.

 

Mr. Baum is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the District of Columbia as well as in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, District of New Jersey, and District of Connecticut. Mr. Baum graduated from Syracuse University (B.S., 1990) and Widener Law School (J.D., 1993), where he was a member of the Trial Advocacy Honor Society. Mr. Baum is also a member of the New York Trial lawyers association.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

  • Discrimination

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Deaf Rights Litigation

 

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1994

  • New Jersey

  • Connecticut

  • District of Columbia

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New Jersey

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Connecticut

 

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.   J.D. – 1993

    • Honors: Member, Trial Advocacy Honor Society

  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.  B.S. – 1990

Eisenberg & Baum Law Center

for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

24 Union Square East

4th Floor

New York, New York 10003

 

212-353-8700  (voice)

646-807-4096  (videophone)

855-626-0100  (toll-free)

212-353-1708  (fax)

 

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