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Madjeen Garcon fights on behalf of management clients facing workplace disputes and legal challenges. 

Madjeen listens carefully to her clients to provide practical and effective solutions to personnel issues, whether she is handling a straightforward handbook review, or representing an employer in a complex employment lawsuit. She provides her clients with focused, compassionate, and individualized representation, with her clients' business goals at the forefront. Madjeen also believes in empowering and educating her clients to enable them to make informed decisions in order to avoid litigation in the first place.

Madjeen began her law career defending one of the largest municipalities in the country in complex personal injury and civil rights matters. She then moved into private sector litigation where she gained broad experience in employment law, commercial law, professional liability, and personal injury. Those positions reinforced Madjeen's passion for advocating on behalf of clients.

In 2021, Madjeen was selected as a recipient of the Power 100 award from the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. She also serves as the Secretary for the Minorities in the Profession Committee for the New York City Bar Association, and as is Secretary for the National Bar Association Young Lawyers' Division. Madjeen is actively involved in the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York, Caribbean Attorney Network, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, Essex County Bar Association, Garden State Bar Association, and the Association for the Black Women Lawyers of New Jersey. Madjeen currently serves on the Harpur Law Council for her Alma Mater at Binghamton University which allows her to mentor students on their journey to becoming an attorney. Madjeen also participates in the Bridges to Builders program, where she mentors aspiring law students on their journey to the legal profession.

Representative Experience
  • Defended a Hotel in a sexual harassment claim brought by an employee under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination
  • Reviewed and revised employee handbooks and employee leave policies in light of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. 
  • Successfully resolved a dispute between a former employee and a national dermatology office involving claims arising under Title VII and New York’s Human Rights Law. 
Honors & Awards
  • "Power 100 Award," National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (2021)
  • “The Humanitarian Award,” National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (2022) 
Languages
  • Haitian Creole (fluent)
  • French (proficient)