John Troy is the Managing Attorney of Troy Law. He was admitted in 1989, in New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern; and the Second Court of Appeals. Troy graduated from the National Chengchi University in Taiwan and the Dickinson School of Law in Pennsylvania.
Since 1989, Troy has continuously served the Flushing community in a plethora of legal services, ranging from transactions to complex litigation. Headed by Mr. Troy, Troy Law has evolved to become the premier Plaintiffs’-side employment wage-and-hour firm both in the broader New York area and nationally. Troy Law only represents employees, mostly low-income immigrant workers, in wage-and-hour and employment discrimination disputes.
Troy has written extensively on Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law minimum wage, overtime compensation, and record-keeping requirements: his op-ed on Taiwanese envoy Hsien-Hsien “Jacqueline” Liu’s fraudulent foreign labor contracting of two Filipino maids has been published in China Times, the fourth largest Taiwanese newspaper in circulation, and his interviews on wage-and-hour law and requirements has been featured in Sing Tao Daily, Hong Kong’s second largest newspaper, and World Journal, the largest Chinese-language newspaper in the United States.
Beyond employment litigation, Troy brings consumer fraud class actions against corporations for their false, misleading or deceptive claims about their products. Troy also has extensive experience in undertaking Real Estate Transactions, Matrimonial Disputes, Incorporation, Bankruptcy, Wills, Commercial Litigation, and Personal Injury Litigation.
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Kibum (George) Byun is the Managing Associate at Troy Law. Byun received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and his B.A in Economics and Psychology from Emory University. While in law school, Byun was a judicial intern to the Honorable Enechi Modu, Administrative Law Judge, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). He was also a Staff Editor for the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender, which published his note, You Can Get Fired for Flirting: Critique of Sex Discrimination Law in The Work Through Nelson v. Knight. 21 Cardozo J.L & Gender 259.
Byun is admitted to practice law in New York, the Southern District of New York, and Eastern District of New York. He is fluent in Korean.
Aaron Schweitzer earned his J.D., with a concentration in Public Service, from Fordham University School of Law, which also awarded him the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award cum laude. Schweitzer earned his B.A. in History from the Johns Hopkins University.
Schweitzer’s experience advocating for workers includes coordinating SAG-AFTRA’s ongoing videogame strike, assisting Fordham Law’s and Johns Hopkins’s food service workers and their unions, and advising worker cooperatives.
Certified Public Accountant
Maggie Huang is the Payroll Forensics Expert and Business Evaluation Specialist at Troy Law. She received her Master of Information System from the University of East Michigan in 1986 and her Bachelor of Business in Public Finance, from National Chung Hsin University, in Taiwan in 1982.
Ms. Huang is a CPA licensed in both New York and Taiwan. She was certified in New York in 1991.
Douglas Thomas is a lawyer, inventor and entrepreneur. As an attorney, for more than twenty years he has represented Fortune 500 companies, individuals and emerging companies in developing and protecting their business and intellectual property assets. As an inventor and entrepreneur, he has founded companies, developed technology, and obtained and licensed intellectual property on various innovations. Thomas has a BSEE from Pennsylvania State University, a JD from The Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University, and an LLM with specialization in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University School of Law. He has also served as an adjunct professor at University of Santa Clara School of Law. Thomas was selected to be a member of Who’s Who of American Inventors in 1998-99.
Tina Chen, as the Office Manager at Troy Law, coordinates client meetings and manages staff schedules to ensure that we are on top of each and every case.
She is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese, among other dialects.
Bingyu Huang is Troy Law’s secretary.
Huang received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she specialized in law, accounting, and marketing. Previously, she advocated on behalf of low-wage blue-collar workers as the assistant manager at a factory and taught as an aide at a public high school.
She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.
Yingchu (Bella) Ho is the Management Strategist at Troy Law. In this capacity, Ho tracks case progress and keeps clients informed about their case statuses.
Ho received her MBA from the Liautaud School of Business at University of Illinois at Chicago, where she majored in strategic and international business management. She has previously worked at Letter of Credit Specialist at Sinopac.
Ho is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and English.
Alfred Tsai oversees Troy Law’s local counsel network throughout the U.S. and Troy Law’s international IT network. In the former capacity, Tsai pinpointed state-specific wage-and-hour points of contention; in the latter, he developed Troy Law’s state-of-the-art database management system.
Tsai received his BA in Economics-Political Science from Columbia University, where he founded and was the president of an international humanitarian and community service organization. Tsai additionally assisted staff at Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School in their research and programming.
Human Resources Coordinator
As the HR Coordinator, Troy screens application materials and familiarizes staff to the congenial environment at Troy Law.