Valdi Licul

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

Experience


Valdi Licul is a partner at Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C., in New
York. He represents employees in all aspects of employment law, including
executive compensation, discrimination, breach of contract, non-competition and
defamation matters.

Valdi has extensive appellate experience. He has argued before New York State's
highest court, the Court of Appeals in Albany, and practiced before the United
States Supreme Court. Valdi has litigated employment matters before federal and
state courts, and has arbitrated and mediated cases before the NASD, the American
Arbitration Association, FINRA, JAMS and the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission.

Valdi has also been invited to serve as pro bono counsel in
employment mediation matters by the United States Court for the Southern District
of New York. Valdi co-authored an article published for the New York Law
Journal on retaliatory lawsuits by employers.

Prior to joining the Vladeck firm, Valdi was a member of the Special Litigation
and Appeals Unit of the Mental Hygiene Legal Service for the Appellate Division,
Second Department, representing the disabled in civil rights matters. He also
served as a law clerk to the Honorable Lois Bloom, United States Magistrate Judge
for the Eastern District of New York.

Valdi received his B.A. (1989), with honors, and M.A. (1991), cum laude, from the
New York Institute of Technology and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School
(1995). He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the
Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States Courts for the Southern and
Eastern Districts of New York, and the New York State courts.