Argilio Rodriguez, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Attorney at Rodriguez Law, P.C. and is widely recognized for successfully representing businesses and employers in high-stakes, complex matters, in such areas as labor & employment (defense), commercial litigation, and liquor licensing, throughout the New York City metro area.
Mr. Rodriguez has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2015 and 2016, a Top 40 Under 40 Labor & Employment Attorney in the State of New York for 2017 by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and has been awarded the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award for 2016 by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. In December 2011, Argilio was awarded the Making the Difference Award by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens for his loyal dedication, unwavering commitment, and outstanding contribution to the community. He has been invited as a speaker by the New York Police Department, NYC Business Solutions, and various Chambers of Commerce throughout New York City.
Mr. Rodriguez previously served on the Board of Directors of the Dominican Bar Association and currently sits on the Restaurant & Hospitality Law Committee of the NYC Bar Association and the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens. In March 2016, Mr. Rodriguez served as a panel speaker regarding labor & employment law at a Continuing Legal Education Seminar hosted by the NYC Bar Association entitled Opening a Restaurant in New York City: Legal Issue Bootcamp.
As the son of Dominican immigrants born and raised in the Washington Heights section of Northern Manhattan, he is a fluent Spanish speaker and prides himself on playing an integral role in the advancement of the Latino business community throughout New York City and is a vocal advocate of immigrant rights.
J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 2008
B.A., Government and History, Cornell University, 2004
Awards, Honors, & Presentations:
Named a Top 40 Under 40 Labor & Employment Attorney in the State of New York for 2017 by the American Society of Legal Advocates
Awarded the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award for 2016 by the American Institute of Legal Counsel
Named as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2015 and 2016
Opening a Restaurant in New York City: Legal Issue Bootcamp, Labor & Employment Considerations
NYC Bar Association, CLE, March 2016