Innessa M. Huot



Innessa M. Huot is a Partner at Faruqi & Faruqi's New York office.


•  New York

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Employment Litigation

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Innessa M. Huot is a Partner in the firm’s New York office and Chair of the firm’s Employment Practice Group.

Innessa represents workers across the country in both individual and class action lawsuits.  Innessa has litigated cases in both federal and state courts, involving FLSA claims, state wage and hour violations, discrimination and harassment claims, retaliation matters, FMLA and ADA violations, breach of contract disputes, and other employment-related violations.  Innessa has served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous cases filed against major businesses and corporations and has successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of her clients.

Serving as lead or co-lead counsel, some of Innessa’s more recent non-confidential class action settlements include the following: Feliciano, et al. v. Metro. Transp. Auth., et al., No. 18-cv-00026-VSB (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 21, 2020) ($5.4 million settlement); Morell, et al. v. NYC Green Transp. Grp., LLC, et al., No. 1:18-cv-00918-PKC-VMS (E.D.N.Y. May 8, 2019) ($700,000 settlement, representing 100% of wage damages and an additional 75% of liquidated damages); Izzio, et al. v. Century Golf Partners Mgmt., L.P., 3:14-cv-03194-M (N.D. Tex. Feb. 13, 2019) ($1.425 million settlement); Reeves, et al. v. La Pecora Bianca, Inc, et al., No. 151153/2018 (N.Y. Sup. Ct.) ($462,500 settlement, representing 100% of economic damages); Run Them Sweet, LLC v. CPA Global LTD, et al., No. 1:16-cv-1347 (E.D. Va. Oct. 6, 2017) ($5.6 million settlement); Strong, et al. v. Safe Auto Ins. Grp., Inc., et al., Case No. 2:16-cv-765 (S.D. Ohio Aug. 28, 2017) ($250,000 settlement, representing 82% of unpaid overtime and statutory damages); and Foster, et al. v. L-3 Commc’ns EoTech, Inc., et al., No. 6:15-cv-03519-BCW (W.D. Mo. July 7, 2017) ($51 million settlement).

Innessa has been designated a “Super Lawyer” each year since 2017 and has been selected for inclusion into the America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators list.  Innessa is active in multiple bar associations, including the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment, and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA).

Innessa earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Pace Law School and her M.B.A. in Finance, summa cum laude, from Pace Lubin School of Business.  Innessa graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A., summa cum laude, in Political Science and International Relations.

Innessa is licensed to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District, Eastern District, Western District, and Northern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Pace Law School
  • M.B.A., summa cum laude, Pace Lubin School of Business
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Syracuse University

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • S.D.N.Y.
  • E.D.N.Y.
  • W.D.N.Y.
  • N.D.N.Y.
  • D.N.J.


  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
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