Stanley A. Camhi Awarded Long Island Business News Leadership In Law Award
Date: November 30th, 2012
Location:Garden City, New York
Stanley Camhi, a partner in the Litigation practice group of Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, was recently awarded the Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Award in the Partner category. As a recipient of this esteemed honor, Mr. Camhi was recognized as a veteran and highly-skilled law partner, who demonstrates strong leadership qualities in his profession and community.
"On behalf of the entire firm, I congratulate Stan on this well-deserved honor,” said Managing Partner Steven R. Schlesinger. "We are extremely proud of his extensive record of achievement. His expertise, dedication and strong passion for his work make him a notable leader at our practice and throughout the legal community.”
Mr. Camhi practices in the area of general civil litigation with an emphasis on employment-related matters and insurance defense work. His practice includes the defense of employment discrimination claims in both the public and private sector, including claims brought under Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the State Human Rights Law, and the Civil Rights Acts. Mr. Camhi has also lectured on the topic of wrongful discharge and privacy in the workplace.
From 1980 until 1986, when he joined Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, Mr. Camhi was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of New York. Prior to becoming an Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Camhi practiced law for five years with a Capitol Hill law firm in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Camhi’s leadership skills are also evident through his work with the Long Island Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. As a founding member of the Chapter and a board member, he has been involved in all initiatives, including its fundraising which collected more than $1,000,000 since Mr. Camhi started volunteering for the national organization over 10 years ago. Several community walks helped raise a portion of the funding, which is used to increase awareness of the issue, educate, and provide support for those who suffered a loss of a loved one by suicide, among other efforts. In addition, Mr. Camhi is active in his synagogue, where he serves on the Board of the Sephardic Temple in Cedarhurst.
Mr. Camhi received his Juris Doctor degree in 1975 from the Emory University School of Law, where he graduated with distinction and was awarded the Order of the Coif based upon his academic achievements.