Hon. Ruth B. Kraft, Chair of the Employment Law Group, was honored at the Top Lawyers of Long Island Awards Gala on September 13, 2022.  The gala, celebrating Long Island’s legal leaders, recognized her achievements as a trusted advisor to business organizations and successful litigator. Judge Kraft leads the VBPNP team defending wage/hour and prevailing wage suits, employment misclassification claims and discrimination actions.  A member of the Federal Bar Council employment litigation committee as well as the Nassau County Bar Association employment law and alternate dispute resolution committees, she is an accomplished mediator who has lectured to business and professional groups throughout the United States. VBPNP is proud to recognize Ruth’s most recent recognition; she has previously been honored as a Long Island Power Lawyer and by the Jewish Lawyers Association, Yashar-The Judges and Lawyers Section of Hadassah, and the New York State Association of Administrative Law Judiciary for her contributions to the profession.  In 2022, she was named a Super Lawyer, designated by her peer group as among the top 5 percent in her field.   She holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Yale Law School and a certificate in alternate dispute resolution from Harvard Law School. 

Ruth B. Kraft


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