Mesidor is Partner at Phillips & Associates. She is a Partner at the firm,
recognized for her outstanding service to clients who have been subjected to
sexual harassment or discrimination based on race, gender, disability, and
other protected characteristics. Ms. Mesidor regularly prosecutes employment
actions against Fortune 500 companies and smaller organizations accused of
discrimination including claims of sexual misconduct. She has had overwhelming
success in achieving significant awards and settlements for her clients. Ms.
Mesidor rose to notoriety in 2013 when she procured a unanimous jury award in
Johnson v. STRIVE, a landmark case decidedly settling the issue of whether
those of the same race can discriminate against one another. In addition, her
work against the disparate impact of "poor door" policies on rent
stabilized tenants has earned her recognition by the Office of the Public
Advocate. Her most recent verdict of $2.31 Million dollars was awarded in
Sooroojballie v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in September 2018
for a race and national origin based hostile work environment claim.