Hon. Ruth Bogatyrow Kraft Named Chair of FRB’s Labor & Employment Practice Group

Sep 05, 2023
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Falcon Rappaport & Berkman is pleased to announce that Partner Hon. Ruth Bogatyrow Kraft has been named Chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ruth’s practice continues to enhance FRB’s capacity to advise businesses and organizations throughout the U.S.

As an accomplished attorney and former judge with the New York State Department of Labor, Ruth has extensive experience in employment and labor law. She has successfully handled multi-million-dollar employment class action suits, including prevailing wage, misclassification and unpaid overtime matters in the federal and state court systems, representing employers of all sizes and in a variety of industries.

“We are delighted to have Ruth step into the role of department head for our Labor and Employment practice,” Managing Partner Kenneth Falcon said. “Her track record of professional excellence and commitment to client service make her uniquely well suited for this role.”

Ruth studied law at Yale Law School under the preeminent luminaries of 20th-century jurisprudence, and her doctoral thesis on informed consent is in the permanent collection of the Sterling Memorial Library of Yale University.

Throughout her career, Ruth has demonstrated a relentless commitment to professional excellence, earning recognition and accolades from prestigious organizations, including the New York State Association of the Administrative Law Judiciary, the Jewish Lawyers' Association, and the Center for Law and Justice.

“In the past 8 months, I have been privileged to participate in incredible collaborations related to employment law,” FRB Partner and Chair of Labor & Employment Ruth Kraft said. “I sincerely appreciate FRB’s culture, the members of my team, and the ability to expand what I can offer to clients.”

Ruth’s dedication to employment law matters has led her to serve as a respected member of various committees and boards, further solidifying her reputation in the legal community.

Falcon Rappaport & Berkman LLP is a full-service law firm proudly advising clients seeking solutions to their most complex matters. FRB differentiates itself by approaching matters with a level of depth and variety of skills unmatched by typical advisors, following through on a firm-wide commitment to excellent service, offering access to thought leaders in numerous areas of professional practice, and engaging in a partnership with clients to develop and achieve legal, business, and personal objectives.

For more information, email FRB's Marketing Director, Abby Winckler at awinckler@frblaw.com.

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