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 C. JAMES ROBERT von SCHOLZ SC, Head of Chambers  

Direct Tel. +1.212.444.2670 * Direct Fax. +1.212.590.6136  E-mail:        


Languages: English, French, German      Addendum  

Courts / Tribunals / Government Agencies:                                                          

NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) Court ID: 5891

Connecticut Employment Security Appeals Board ID: B92

Florida Reemployment Assistance Appeals Board ID: 000354738

Professional Associations, Institutes and Societies:                                                          

The Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association, England & Wales

The Australian Institute for Administrative Law

International Society for Islamic Legal Studies

Industrial Law Society, United Kingdom

The Academy of Political Science, New York

Encompassing 34 years as an advocate and agent, Mr. von Scholz is zealous in his representation of clients’ objectives whilst delivering outstanding results.

Areas of Expertise include:

Labor / Employment Matters (Employee Benefits [unemployment insurance, worker's compensation, ERISA], Wage and Hour, union matters, National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)

Civil / Public / Municipal Matters (civil service contract disputes, Krimstock cases, campaign finance, conflicts of interest, operator licenses, health violations, building violations, local / city / state / federal agency benefits and summonses / violations, Human Rights)

International Matters (agricultural, animal rights, diplomatic & consular, Civil Rights, energy & environmental, Human Rights, Space, trade, intellectual property)

Entertainment / Hospitality / Sports Matters (licensing, import / export, compliance, intellectual property, performer-employer, union arbitration/mediation, permits, violations, summonses, ethics, discipline and medical including doping, cheating, corruption, and betting) (Agent Page - Entertainment)


Advocacy and Representation in hearings, trials, appeals, arbitrations/mediations within:



Department of Civil Service (DCS); Department of State (DOS); Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC); Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs; Department of Family Assistance - Office of Children and Family Services - Bureau of Special Hearings & Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance; Department of Motor Vehicles; Department of Health - MedicaidEducation Department (Special Needs); Department of Economic Development (DED)


City of New York


New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH)


Mr. von Scholz is not an attorney-at-law and does not practice law.

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