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John Mancebo is the managing partner of our Westchester County, NY, office, where he focuses his practice on representing companies and non-profit organizations with employment-related issues, such as employment practices litigation, wage & hour litigation, internal investigations and compliance, and complaints alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Mancebo worked as a Claims Director in the insurance industry, where he oversaw the resolution of Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) matters across the United States. During law school, he interned for Judge Nelson S. Roman who currently sits in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Mr. Mancebo is fluent in Spanish and has advised Latin American-based corporations with legal needs in the United States, as well as U.S.-based companies on their business ventures in the Dominican Republic.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Mancebo is actively involved in promoting diversity within the legal profession and the insurance industry, serving as a co-founder and member of the board of The Water Street Club.


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court
    • Eastern District of New York
    • Southern District of New York


  • State University of New York, College at Buffalo – J.D.
  • State University of New York, College at Buffalo – B.S.

Professional Memberships

  • The Water Street Club – Insurance Organization (Co-Founder)
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Society (CLM)
  • Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
  • New York Law Journal’s 2019 Distinguished Leader Award
  • New York Super Lawyers 2017 – 2020
  • Top Lawyers Under 40, Hispanic National Bar Association
    • “Beyond the Bar: How did they do it?  Navigating your legal career in NYC,” University of Buffalo School of Law, April 12, 2018
    • “Leading Edge Employment Law: Emerging Trends In Pay Parity Litigation & Enforcement, “Hispanic National Bar Association – Corporate Counsel Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 18, 2018
    • “Changing Landscapes, The Growth Of Latinos In The Insurance Industry,” AIG, Woodland Hills, CA, March 14, 2018
    • “Quantification Of Plaintiff’s Potential Emotional Distress Damages Doesn’t Have To Cause You Pain And Suffering!,” Atlanta, GA, March, 2018
    • “Cyber Liability: Its Impact On The Insurance Industry And You,” The Water Street Club, Zurich NA, New York, NY, January 18, 2018
    • “So What Are You Current Making? This and other questions that could cost you,” The Water Street Club, Aon, New York, September 28, 2017
    • “Speed Mentoring Event. Guy Carpenter,” NAAIA, CNA, Marsh & McLennan Companies New York, NY , June 22, 2017
    • “Maximizing Diversity & Inclusion In The Insurance Industry,” The Water Street Club, Aon Building, New York, January 19, 2017
    • “Bridging The Gap. Diversity In A Diverse Insurance Market,” The Water Street ClubAon, New York, October 6, 2016
    • Male Insurance Professionals Of Color,” The Water Street Club, Aon, New York, July 14, 2016
  • KD Sponsors Black History Month Trivia Night Hosted By The Water Street Club and NAAIA New York Chapter
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