The Lawyers of Distinction Certifies Zafer A. Akin As A Member

The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Zafer A. Akin, the managing partner of the Akin Law Group (located in New York City (Manhattan), has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history. Please see our website for further details concerning membership qualification.

Mr. Akin is an attorney with an unblemished record, admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey (1994/1995) devoted to representing victims of Sexual Harassment, Hostile Work Environment and Employment Discrimination (discrimination based on sex, race, religions, color, creed, national origin, age disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation). In addition, Mr. Akin represents victims of Labor Law violations, especially the workers that have been paid less than the minimum wage, those that were wrongfully denied overtime payment and those employees that were denied the tips that they earned.

Mr. Akin is a litigator and a fierce advocate of his clients in all employment matters, representing individuals in all the Courts of the State of New York, including the Federal Courts, the New York State Supreme Court and the New York Court of Claims. The Akin Law Group ( also represents clients in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey.

Looking out for his community, Mr. Akin received recognition from the Association of Trial Lawyers of America–New Jersey for the generous services and free legal representation of New Jersey families and victims of September 11, 2001. In addition, on June 30, 2005, Mr. Akin received a Certificate of Appreciation for Extraordinary Service for serving as part of the New York State Trial Lawyers’ Cares Team, which aided over 1,700 victims’ families.

Knowing that employers (with hordes of attorneys) can and do make the claim process impossible for employees and workers, Mr. Akin dedicating his life to pursuing justice for the individual, represents most workers/employees on a strict Contingency basis. In other words, if you faced harassment or discrimination at work, Mr. Akin will not charge you any fee unless he can make a recovery on your behalf. Mr. Akin can be reached at (212) 825-1400 or via the internet @

Lawyers of Distinction shall not offer membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as being within the top 10% of attorneys in the United States in their respective field. This designation is based upon the proprietary analysis of the Lawyers of Distinction organization alone, and is not intended to be endorsed by any of the 50 United States Bar Associations or The District of Columbia Bar Association.

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