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Gulsah Senol, Esq. an employment discrimination attorney at Akin Law Group, represents victims of sexual harassment, employment discrimination, hostile work environment, overtime and minimum wage violations, FMLA (family medical leave act) violations, as well as discrimination based on race, religious, color, creed, national origin, age, disability and sexual orientation. Attorney Senol has represented and continues to represent employees who have been victims of unlawful discrimination and harassment in New York and New Jersey.   She is commended by her clients as providing zealous and aggressive representation in Court but also providing sensitive care and support for her clients’ lives and personal needs.

Attorney Senol has successfully represented employees in complex lawsuits in a variety of different industries, ranging from insurance companies to major Fortune 500 corporations. Ms. Senol has a strong litigation background, frequently appearing in court on oral arguments for motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, discovery motions and other motions, getting results for her clients in New York State, New Jersey and federal courts.  Ms. Senol also has strong negotiation skills, obtaining high value settlements for her clients in court, in private mediations and at EEOC mediations.

In addition to her sexual harassment and various discrimination matters, Attorney Senol has also obtained positive results for employees in restaurant and service industries, who have been illegally paid an hourly salary below the minimum-wage or have been denied overtime despite working in excess of 40 hours per week, filing actions against employers in the Eastern and Southern District Courts of New York, as well as in New York State Supreme Court.

In 2016, Attorney Senol has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars/ New York Metro Area, as an attorney who has attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

While obtaining her legal training at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Ms. Senol acquired valuable legal experiences in different areas of the law including international law, elder law, employment law and personal injury law. Prior to the Akin Law Group, Ms. Senol served as a judicial intern at the chambers of Chief Judge Donald C. Pogue at the Court of International Trade, a student advocate at the Bet Tzedek Legal Services Clinic at Cardozo Law School, and a legal intern at Yamaner and Yamaner Law Office in Istanbul, Turkey. She was the recipient of the prestigious International Corporate and Intellectual Property Fellowship at Cardozo and was a staff editor of the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal.

  • Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, CUNY, B.A in Political Science and Economics; summa cum laude
  • Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • S. District Court — Eastern District of New York
  • S. District Court — Southern District of New York
  • S. District Court of New Jersey
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York Country Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Turkish Philanthropy Funds