Jonathan E. Schulman

Founding Partner
  • Jonathan E. Schulman is a founding partner of Slater Slater Schulman LLP with 16 years of corporate and litigation experience. Highly regarded by legal professionals on both a national and international scale, Jonathan has successfully represented thousands of clients in employment negotiations and disputes, commercial negotiations, and prominent class action litigations throughout his career. 

    Jonathan takes extreme pride in understanding the unique needs of his clients; not one case is ever treated the same. Serving individuals in New York State and across the country, Jonathan is committed to providing his clients with excellent service and ensuring they receive the quality representation they deserve. He persistently advocates for his clients from intake to settlement or verdict, knowing this is often their only shot of seeking justice for their hardships.

    As an accomplished attorney, Jonathan’s impressive litigation tactics have resulted in substantial resolutions for his clients. He represented thousands of employees in wage and hour litigations, including more than thirteen hundred clients as co-lead counsel in In Re Doria/Memon Discount Stores Wage & Hour Litigation and Vargas v. Call-A-Head, two class actions in Federal Court which resolved for $11 million and $7 million, respectively. These exceptional results, among others, have earned Jonathan numerous notable recognitions, including being selected as a NY Metro SuperLawyer and Rising Star since 2016, as well as NTLA Top 100 Trial Lawyer and a Top 10 Wage and Hour Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association for the New York region.

    Jonathan’s extensive travel history has equipped him with a remarkable understanding of international law that is not often held by others in the industry. For three years, Jonathan worked and lived abroad, working in corporate finance in Southeast Asia. Working and living among and alongside many people from different backgrounds and cultures has given him a unique perspective that helps him relate to clients, colleagues and adversaries alike. He has traveled to more than 40 countries and lives in Manhattan with his wife, two sons and two dogs.


    • New York State Bar Association
    • National Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Member of Million Dollar Advocate Forum
    • Member of Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum



    • New York State
    • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
    • Class Action Litigation
    • Corporate Finance
    • Drug Litigation
    • Employment Law
    • FLSA and NYLL Litigation
    • General Corporate Matters
    • Secured Lending
    • New York Metro Super Lawyers 2016-2019
    • National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Wage and Hours for New York
    • Juris Doctor Degree- University of Pennsylvania Law School
    • Bachelor of Science in Policy Analysis & Management- Cornell University.



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