About the Author
Steven Mitchell Sack,
The Employee's Lawyer
Labor and employment attorney Steven Mitchell Sack, the best-selling author of 20 law books, has spent his 41+ year legal career defending people who have been exploited in the workplace. His mission is to protect employee rights, and he is an advocate for those who have been unfairly treated and discriminated against in their jobs.
His The Lifetime Legal Guide for Book-of-the-Month Club sold over 250,000 copies in six editions. He has appeared as a legal expert on Oprah, CNN, Fox News, CNBC and hundreds of other television and radio shows. His comments on workplace issues and the rights of fired workers have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Newsday, Business Week and dozens of other publications.
Mr. Sack has received the prestigious Long Island Business News "Leadership in Law Award" several times in the last few years, and has been honored as an "Employment Law Trailblazer." by the National Law Journal. His books have received numerous awards including IBPA's highly competitive "Ben Franklin Award."
Mr. Sack is a nationally known lecturer and hosted a syndicated national radio show on jobs and careers. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of SUNY at Stony Brook and Boston College Law School, a member of the American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Division) and the American Arbitration Association, and serves as General Counsel for many trade associations. Mr. Sack is married and has two sons.
In a significant legal case, Samiento v. World Yacht, Inc., Mr. Sack and Scott A. Lucas, Esq. obtained a favorable decision for waiters who were denied their tips. This important New York Court of Appeals ruling has made it harder for restaurants and caterers to keep gratuities intended for their wait staffs. Mr. Sack maintains a private law practice in New York (StevenSackAtty@hotmail.com, 917-371-8000).