ABOUT CRUMILLER P.C.
We are a boutique litigation firm dedicated to helping people who are having kids to
enforce their legal rights in the workplace
Susan Crumiller, Founding attorney
Susan Crumiller has represented hundreds of litigants in state and federal court, from filing a lawsuit to winning at trial to winning on appeal. Susan has first-seated a dozen trials and won appeals at the Appellate Term and Appellate Division. She regularly provides advice in the New York Times “Ask Real Estate” column and appears on Tenant Action Today, a housing and tenant rights call-in show on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network.
Before founding Crumiller P.C., Susan worked as a staff attorney at Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc., and as an associate at a small firm. Susan graduated in 2002 from Tulane University, where she majored in music theory, English, and sociology, and in 2006 from NYU Law. She holds a black belt in kung fu and was the first female wrestler in her high school’s history. Susan has a handsome husband and two young daughters.
Ken Giancola, Associate
Kenneth Giancola is an experienced litigator whose practice focuses on tenant rights and commercial litigation.
Prior to Crumiller P.C., Ken worked as an associate for a boutique law firm where he represented clients in commercial litigation and civil rights actions, and counseled start-ups and small businesses. Ken graduated from the University of North Carolina in 2007 with a BA in Economics and attended Fordham Law where he was a member of the Housing Rights Clinic, Mediation Clinic, and a notes and articles editor of the Environmental Law Review. Ken is an avid fisherman and a US Coast Guard licensed captain.
Caroline Piela, Associate
Caroline is a seasoned landlord-tenant attorney who brings eight years of litigation experience to Crumiller P.C. Before joining Crumiller P.C., Caroline was employed by the New York City Housing Authority, where she successfully litigated a variety of cases including discrimination cases brought by the New York State Division of Human Rights, holdover, non-payment, HP and Article 78 proceedings. Caroline holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, as well as a Masters and Bachelors of Arts from New York University. Caroline is passionate about politics, social justice and the arts. To this end, Caroline co-founded Salons for Social Justice, a quarterly mixed media arts event focused on political discourse. Caroline is also running for Judicial Delegate of the 42nd Assembly District. In between the time Caroline dedicates to her family and her work, she can be found collecting signatures necessary to appear on the ballot this coming September.
Caroline lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two children, who happen to be almost the exact same age as Susan's. In fact, Susan and Caroline first met at a neighborhood moms group, shortly after their first babies were born.
Cameyia Letts, Paralegal
Cameyia Letts graduated in 2014 from New York University with a degree in Economics and Psychology. She previously worked at a small law firm before joining Crumiller P.C. in May 2016. Cameyia is excited to be a part of such a positive team that aims to provide the best legal experience for its clients.
Amy McLeran, Office Manager
Amy has degrees in U.S. History, Latin American Studies, and International Studies. When not wrangling the attorneys, Amy is also an avid reader, gardener, and slow runner.
Carrie Goldberg, of counsel
Carrie Goldberg is the founder of C.A. Goldberg, PLLC, a pioneering law firm in New York focused on justice for individuals who are under attack. They stop online and offline harassment, blackmail, and abuse; de-anonymize offenders, sue for survivors of sexual assault against the offender, school, or employer. They restore their clients' safety, end their stress, get them back in control, and secure financial awards, using advocacy and litigation.
Carrie Goldberg has provided legal advocacy and representation to hundreds of individuals. Her cases have included removal of intimate images from the Internet, restraining orders to stop online and offline abuse, school disciplinary hearings relating to sexual assault and Title IX, personal injury lawsuits stemming from rape and domestic violence, lawsuits against school districts for Title IX violations, filings with the US Dept of Ed, Office of Civil Rights, representation of high profile individuals being harassed and/or sextorted online.
Carrie has lectured about revenge porn, online privacy, sextortion, and cyber civil rights at the New York City Bar Association and various undergrad and law schools throughout the country. She is regularly featured in articles and broadcasts about revenge porn, sex crimes, Title IX, etc., including for the BBC, Huffington Post, Vice, Newsweek, The New York Times, New York Post, Washington Post, Gawker, Nightline, and CNN. She was Cosmo’s “Fun Fearless Female” for August, 2014.
WE STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE
Crumiller P.C. was founded to leverage our extensive experience in the public and private sectors to advocate and litigate on behalf of workers who are starting or growing their families. We choose to target our efforts in the areas we feel passionately about. We strive for excellence not only on your behalf, but also to create positive change.
Although we love to litigate, we appreciate the cost to you: not just in terms of money, but in terms of stress and uncertainty. We never forget that for us, this is our job, but for you, this is your life. While fighting aggressively on your behalf, our focus is always helping you feel calm and confident throughout the process by keeping you as informed and in control as possible.
Access to justice should not be for the privileged few. Crumiller P.C. is obsessive about efficiency and flexibility. We apply the same diligence and tenacity to our business model that we do to our cases. We pride ourselves on systematic thinking and we are constantly honing our systems to save time and money for you. We’re confident you’ll find that the quality of service we provide is commensurate with any of the bigger or more established firms.
We strive for excellence not only on your behalf, but also to create positive change.
We never forget that for us, this is our job, but for you, this is your life.
We apply the same diligence and tenacity to our business model that we do to our cases.
WHY CHOOSE US
Access to justice should not be for the privileged few. Crumiller P.C. is obsessive about efficiency & flexibility.
We pride ourselves on systematic thinking and we are constantly honing our systems to save time and money for you.
Susan has first-seated a dozen trials and won appeals at the Appellate Term and Appellate Division.