If you entered into a contract with an employer and the employer stops making payments, you may have a claim for breach of contract in New York. Unfortunately, you may also feel overwhelmed and under a great deal of stress due the financial strain that the lack of payments imposes. The following is an overview of helpful tips if you find yourself in this situation:

  • Consult an experienced New York breach of contract lawyer immediately. The legal professional can help guide you through the complicated legal process and New York contract laws.
  • Obtain an executed copy of the employment contract.
  • Gather any supporting evidence that demonstrates your employer had an obligation to make payments but ceased doing so.
  • Assemble all written communications pertaining to the contract and the lack of payments.
  • Pay close attention to New York laws that limit the amount of time you have to bring a claim.
  • Review our free guide, 3 Reasons That Your Employment Agreement May Not Be Worth the Paper It’s Printed On.


Proving a breach of contract claim is not always easy and requires the guidance of an experienced professional to be successful. Fortunately, the Law Offices of Jonathan M. Cooper is here to help every step of the way. To learn more about this process and other business litigation matters, contact an experienced New York breach of contract attorney today. Call our office at (888) 497-3410 for a consultation.