Prodromos “Paul” Tsenesidis is an associate at Stevenson Marino LLP. Mr. Tsenesidis’ focus is on employment-related and general commercial litigation matters. Paul handles all facets of employment law, including claims pertaining to:
· Wage and hour violations
· Wrongful discharge
· Bonus and compensation issues
· Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
· The Americans with Disabilities Act
· The Family and Medical Leave Act
· New York state and city laws
· Employment contracts (e.g., non-solicitation and non-compete agreements)
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Tsenesidis worked for three years as an Assistant District Attorney at the Office of the Bronx District Attorney. As an ADA, he was responsible for all aspects of cases including investigation, indictment, plea bargaining, discovery compliance, motion practice, hearings, and trial. Mr. Tsenesidis has felony trial experience as the first chair and obtained a favorable decision for the office in People v. Ferrer, 150 N.Y.S. 3d 232 (Crim. Ct. Bronx Cty. 2021). During his time at the Bronx District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Tsenesidis handled newsworthy cases and successfully argued many motions, as he pursued justice with integrity.
Mr. Tsenesidis is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where he was a St. Thomas Moore Scholar and earned the Dean’s Award for Excellence for earning the highest grade in both Wage & Hour Law and in Deposition Practice. During law school, Mr. Tsenesidis interned in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office, the New York County District Attorney’s Office, a plaintiffs’-side employment law firm, the Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic, and for the Honorable Joanna Seybert for the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York. He also served as a fellow for the Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy, the President of the Student Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and was a member of both the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development and the Frank S. Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute.
Mr. Tsenesidis graduated cum laude in Political Science from Stony Brook University, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Mr. Tsenesidis is a graduate of the Bronx High School of Science and is fluent in Greek.