The LI Law Podcast

Ep 41: Marijana Matura, Esq. talks about employee side labor and employment law.

April 22, 2020

Welcome to the LI Law Podcast.  

The premise of this podcast is to feature issues, developments, and topics affecting the law and how it relates to the 8 million of us who live or work on Long Island, New York, which includes Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings Counties.  If you live or work on Long Island, this podcast on local and state legislative and judicial decisions is for you. 

Our guest on this 41st episode is Marijana Matura, Esq., an attorney who specializes in Labor and Employment Law – on the Employee’s side.

Marijana Matura is a co-founder of Kessler Matura P.C.  Her practice focuses on representing individuals in employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour class and collective actions.  She also negotiates executive and professional employment contracts and severance agreements.  Ms. Matura has litigated and successfully settled many cases involving a variety of workers including those who were “misclassified” and paid a salary by their employers and denied overtime pay as well as highly compensated professionals.  Notwithstanding her extensive litigation experience, Ms. Matura also understands that with effective negotiation and appropriate counseling, extensive litigation may be avoided and tailors her tactics on a case by case basis in order to achieve the most favorable outcome for her clients. 

Ms. Matura received her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law, where she was an executive board member of the Moot Court Honor Society.   Ms. Matura also holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University where she majored in Industrial and Labor Relations.  Ms. Matura is a member of American Bar Association Labor & Employment’s Section on Employment Rights and Responsibilities, the National Employment Lawyers Association of New York, and the New York State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section.  Ms. Matura has been selected by her peers as a New York Super Lawyer in the area of Employment Law in 2012 through 2019.  Ms. Matura also fluently speaks both Spanish and Croatian.  Outside the office, Ms. Matura is an avid skier and also enjoys cooking, gardening, and boating with her family. 

Marijana Matura, Esq.’s contact information is:

Marijana Matura, Esq.

Kessler Matura P.C.
main - 631.499.9100

direct - 631.396.0258

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Your host, Zehava Schechter, is an attorney admitted to the New York Bar for 30 years.  She concentrates her private practice in estate planning, administration, and litigation; real estate law; contracts, and business formation and dissolution. 

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