Ty Frankel is a Employment Law and Class Action attorney. He represents clients before federal and state courts and agencies in a wide array of class action and employment law matters and has extensive experience litigating and providing counsel related to wage and hour, wrongful discharge, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and related claims. He has represented numerous clients in individual, collective, and class action lawsuits for recovery of unpaid overtime and wages due under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and state unpaid wage statutes. Mr. Frankel has also investigated and litigated class action matters on behalf of individuals unlawfully impacted by discriminatory and predatory business practices. He has been a contributor to the American Bar Association Treatise on the Fair Labor Standards Act and Phoenix Business Gazette for employment law.
Mr. Frankel is also active in the community. He is committed to ensuring fairness for immigrants, including unaccompanied children who are in immigration custody. He periodically serves as a pro bono attorney for the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, which provides pro bono legal services to vulnerable immigrants in Arizona. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, which is the leading organization in Arizona that provides pro bono legal services to children and adults in immigration court proceedings.
Mr. Frankel earned his law degree from Boston College Law School, graduating cum laude. While there, he was a LEND Fellow at the Boston Children’s Hospital, where he studied legal and public policy concerning children with developmental disabilities. He was also a Student Attorney at the Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project, representing clients before the United States and Immigration Services and Immigration Court. Mr. Frankel attended his first year of law school at Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans where he earned positions on the Loyola Law Review and Moot Court Staff, as well as the Legal Excellence Award in Property II and Torts II.
Mr. Frankel earned his bachelor of arts degree from Boston College in political science and communications. During his undergraduate education, he was an Immigration Intern in the Senate office of the Honorable Edward M. Kennedy for several years.