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Mr. Barton is a labor and employment litigator with extensive experience in all aspects of litigation. 
He has a proven track record of results for clients, including the successful prosecution of federal jury trials.  Jesse joined the firm of Michael Faillace & Associates in January 2015, and was named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers organization in 2016 and 2017.
  Prior to joining Michael Faillace & Associates, Jesse practiced as an associate with the law firm of Virginia & Ambinder, where he was the lead attorney for the multiemployer benefit plan of one of the largest construction unions in New York.  In addition to labor and employment law, Mr. Barton specializes in post-judgment collection.  Since his time at Virginia and Ambinder, Jesse has recovered millions of dollars for creditors through post-judgment discovery and enforcement actions

Practice Areas

  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Motor vehicle negligence
  • Trucking negligence
  • Premises Liabilities (slips, trips, falls)
  • Construction injuries and accidents
  • Civil rights violations and police misconduct


  • Lecture to first year Brooklyn Law School law students in torts on personal injury practice

  • Lecture to first year Brooklyn Law School law students on negligence in Walters v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

  • Presentation to Veterans at VA Hospital for “Help is on The Way for Veterans"

  • Task Force of Social Workers of African Descent (TFSWAD): “How do you access power for social justice“

  • Continuing Legal Education Class: “Skills and Tactics for Case Preparation, Investigation and Discovery in New York“.

  • Radio appearance on Labor Press’ Blue Collar Buzz regarding Third Party Lawsuits and Line of Duty Benefits.

  • Continuing Legal Education Class: Personal Injury: How to Obtain the Best Settlement Offer for Your Client

  • On Demand Audio Secrets to Selecting a Jury in a Personal Injury Case: A Plaintiff's Perspective (Update)

Language Skills

  • English

    Fluent conversation

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2013
    Southern District of New York
    Eastern District of New York


  • Emerson College, B.A. 2001
    Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2012

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