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Freelance Isn't Free Info Session presented by the Creators Collective

  • Halyards 406 3rd Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11215 United States (map)

On Thursday, June 29th, THE CREATORS COLLECTIVE will host a presentation about the recently passed Freelance Isn’t Free Law. Attorney Kyle Carraro of Lloyd Patel LLP will lead the presentation followed by an opportunity to ask questions to ensure all attendees leave with valuable information about their rights and protections as Freelancers in New York City. RSVP for this free presentation here:


Freelance Isn't Free Act Info Session
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
7:30-9:00PM (please arrive early)

Halyards Bar
406 3rd Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

About the Presentation:
New York City recently passed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act to create enhanced protections for freelancers whose clients refuse to pay what they owe. While freelancers previously had little meaningful recourse for bringing claims against unscrupulous clients, the Act both sets for requirements for entering into contracts with freelancers and gives freelancers meaningful remedies for enforcing their rights, including increased damages and the recoupment of attorney’s fees. The presentation will go into detail on who the Act applies to, what rights and remedies it grants, preventative measures freelancers can take to protect themselves, and how freelancers can enforce their rights. 

Kyle C. Carraro is an Associate Attorney at Lloyd Patel LLP. Kyle works on every phase of the firm’s litigation practice and in handling client matters, including tort, contractual, employment, commercial and all other areas of the firm’s practice. Before he joined Lloyd Patel LLP, Kyle represented tenants in Brooklyn Housing Court, where he received a Distinguished Service award from the New York State Courts for his work in assisting residents facing eviction. Kyle was also part of a legal team that represented an indefinitely-detained prisoner at Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan. 

Lloyd Patel LLP is a small, New York City-based firm founded by CUNY Law alums Erin Lloyd and Yogi Patel. The firm represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of transactional and litigation matters. Two of the firm’s primary focuses are representing employees in wage disputes and representing individuals and businesses in breach of contract claims.


THE CREATORS COLLECTIVE is a Brooklyn-based arts non-profit with a mission to provide collaborative opportunities to a community of artists who are committed to creating and presenting interdisciplinary work in unconventional spaces and for diverse audiences.